Megan Rapinoe

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 A federal judge dismissed the United States women’s soccer team’s bid for equal pay. Photograph: Getty Images

The US women’s soccer team’s claims for equal pay were dismissed by a court on Friday, handing a victory to the United States Soccer Federation. Jud(...)

Ada Hegerberg is determined that the health crisis should not interrupt the fragile development of women’s football. File photograph: Getty Images

Ada Hegerberg felt something happen to her left knee while training, but she didn’t know what it was. “It just snapped,” the striker said of the injur(...)

Manchester United captain Harry Maguire is one of the administrators of the fund. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty

The 20 Premier League captains have reached agreement on the formation of a charitable fund – based on player contributions and called #PlayersTogethe(...)

The Westport team react after accidentally breaking the Connacht Cup trophy, at the Sportsground, Galway. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

A – Asking for trouble Headline on the The42.ie ahead of Ireland’s Six Nations meeting with England back in February: “England adds experienced Josep(...)

Dublin captain Stephen Cluxton lifts the Sam Maguire Cup after the victory over Kerry in he All-Ireland SFC Final replay at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

And so this is 2019. And what have you done? Well, we’ve mostly gone to things, written about them and talked endless hours of guff on the back of th(...)

Fallon Sherrock reacts after beating Ted Evetts to become the first female to win a game in the PDC World Darts Championship.  Photograph:  Alex Davidson/Getty Images

When we were listening to Barack Obama give his November 2012 victory speech in Chicago, after he’d seen off Mitt Romney to win a second term, did we (...)

 Emiliano Sala and Cardiff City chief executive Ken Choo on January 18th, 2019, in Cardiff, Wales. Photograph: Cardiff City FC/Getty Images

January On the 16th of the month, Nantes visited Nimes in Ligue 1. Nantes’s 72nd-minute substitute was their number nine, Emiliano Sala, a 28-year-ol(...)

It has been a remarkable year for women’s sport, domestically and internationally. Here we recount 20 highlights from 2019.   March 15th, (...)

United States forward Megan Rapinoe  might have made my top 10 list when it comes to influence and inspiration, but my winner was Julie Ertz or Lucy Bronze. Photograph: Getty Images

Awards season is always the most fun time of the year. It creates an unhealthy debate, statistics fly around, opinions are like arseholes and of cours(...)

 Barcelona forward Lionel Messi is announced winner of the men’s 2019 Ballon d’Or  at Theatre du Chatelet in Paris. Photograph:  Yoan Valat/EPA

Lionel Messi claimed a record sixth men’s Ballon d’Or award in Paris on Monday, beating Liverpool’s four leading nominees to claim soccer’s most pres(...)

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