A new report from Women in Sport, which has tried to make sports sectors equally accessible for women and men, reveals that many girls are not engaging enough in school sports. The Charity surveyed 25,000 girls and boys from 138 secondary schools in England and Northern Ireland and found that girls are less willing to involve in sports. Based on the research, The Guardian collected perceptions from teachers, parents and pupils to change the current circumstance. This is not the first time we talk about the situation of women's sports and about fighting sexism in sports. From the popularity of tournament, athletes' income to participation, many data revealed a barrier of women in sports and a gulf between each gender's attitude towards sports. Although BBC sports study found that 83 ...
England Manager Gareth Southgate will not be sacked even if he lost all three games at next years World Cup according to FA Chief Martin Glenn. The 47-year-old who took over from Sam Allardyce scored high marks as he guided England to a successful World Cup qualification series where they finished as group leaders. The Three Lions are also housed in a favorable group that has Belgium, Tunisia, and first-timers Panama. "for the next few tournaments, he will be our manager and not just for the World Cup,” FA Chief Glenn Martin told the BBC. "We have a long-term plan. You've seen some of the fruits of it so far and we trust the manager so yeah he will be with us for long.” The former Crystal Palace midfielder signed a four-year contract with the English FA and has been hugely s
The battle of North London Arsenal produced their best performance of the season on Saturday to beat high flying Spurs and regain their crown as the best team in North London. Goals from German defender Shkodran Mustafi and Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez earned Arsenal bragging rights and, most importantly, all three points to close the gap on league leaders’ Manchester City. Just a few weeks ago, Spurs beat mighty Real Madrid comprehensively, 3-1, which sent a signal to other teams in Europe that they were now ready to take on the top tier teams. But on Saturday, Arsenal looked every inch of a title-challenging team as they dominated Mauricio Pochettino’s men. German midfielder Mesut Ozil put in an outstanding display to help secure the 2-0 victory over Tottenham. Despite criticism
West Brom Manager Tony Pulis has been fired following his sides' heavy 4-0 defeat by Chelsea over the weekend. The Baggies have won just twice in their last 21 league games, causing the club to plunge even closer to the relegation zone. Club Chairman John Williams stated: “These decisions are never taken lightly but always in the interests of the club.” "We are in a results business and over the back end of last season and this season to date, ours have been very disappointing. We would like to place on record our appreciation of Tony's contribution and hard work during a period of transition for the club which included a change of ownership. We wish him well in his future endeavours." #Pulis now sacked from #WestBromwichAlbion, its been coming. After all football is a
Newly appointed West Ham United manager David Moyes has praised the quality of African players in the Premier League. Moyes, who was appointed following the sacking of Slaven Bilic, has worked with African players for the last 25 years. When Moyes first joined Everton in 2002 as the first team coach, he signed now-retired Nigerian footballer Joseph Yobo. “African players have always been important to the development of the English game and they are one of the reasons we are great,” Moyes told Westminster World. African players such as Didier Drogba, who is regarded as a Chelsea legend following a glittering eight year career, and the swift Egyptian winger Mohammed Salah, who has Liverpool fans dreaming of winning the Premier League this season, are just a few names to mention
Wimbledon Champion Jana Novotna passed away on Sunday morning after fighting a long battle with cancer. The 49-year-old Czech tennis player won 17 Grand Slam titles throughout her career, including 12 in doubles and four in mixed doubles. She was most famously known for winning the title of the 1998 Wimbledon Ladies' Singles Champion. A statement on the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) website read: "It is with deep sadness that the WTA announces the passing on Sunday, November 19, of Jana Novotna, the former WTA World No.1 doubles and No.2 singles champion. After a long battle with cancer, Jana died peacefully, surrounded by her family in her native Czech Republic, aged 49." Novotna won two silver medals for the Czech Republic, in the 1988 Olympics in Seoul and in the 1996 Olympics
Brazilian fans tend to get a bit rowdy when it comes to football, and tomorrow they are bringing that rowdiness to North London. England will host an international friendly against the Brazilian National Team tomorrow evening at Wembley. A sold-out crowd is expected to be there at kickoff come 8pm. Both England and Brazil have already qualified for the 2018 World Cup. Gareth Southgate has confirmed that @ericdier will retain the #ThreeLions captaincy for tomorrow's game against Brazil. pic.twitter.com/pB2wbS4IrA — England (@England) November 13, 2017 In another matchup tonight, Italy will try and rout Sweden to avoid elimination from the 2018 World Cup. Sweden lead Italy 1-0 from their first match-up and if the Italian National Team falls yet again t
Tottenham Hotspur has agreed to a 10-year deal with the National Football League (NFL) to host games within their new stadium starting next season. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell was given a tour of the grounds by Spurs Chairman Daniel Levy on 30 October, following the completion of this season’s NFL games in London. Levy said: “It is always a pleasure to welcome the NFL to Tottenham and for them to see the vision that we share becoming a reality right in front of us,” as reported by the Daily Mail. “We have worked closely with them throughout this project and their involvement will play a significant part in helping us create one of the most compelling venues for sports and entertainment in the world, right here in Tottenham.” The Guardian reported that the stadium will consist
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