No Olympics until 2044 but UK Sport targets Women’s World Cup and esports


Women’s World Cup is the ‘biggest UK has never hosted’ Urban and e-sports prioritised as organisation adapts strategy UK Sport has set its sights on bringing the Women’s World Cup to Britain for the first time in the 2030s – but has ruled out hosting the Olympic Games for at least 20 years. Simon Morton, […]

MPs want more women’s football boots to be made and sold amid ACL injuries


Committee insists brands and retailers ‘must do better’ Downward trends in girls’ enjoyment of PE also a concern Sport “must do better” when it comes to making football boots specifically for female players amid a high number of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries in the women’s game, an influential cross-party committee of MPs has warned. […]

No VAR in Women’s Champions League is down to ‘logistical issues’, Uefa says


Hayes says Chelsea ‘robbed’ at Real Madrid by absence of VAR Uefa plans to add technology to Women’s Nations League in 2024 Uefa has insisted there are “significant technical, operational and logistical challenges” to implementing VAR at all Women’s Champions League games following calls for its more widespread use after refereeing mistakes marred Chelsea’s 2-2 […]