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Selection worries spur on Le Sommer as she closes in on greatness

06 Dec 2019

LONDON Eugenie Le Sommer is two goals away from breaking France's all-time scoring record and has won multiple trophies with club side Olympique Lyonnais, but she says her main goal going into the new year is simply to keep her place in the team.

Record WSL crowds at big stadia but players want more

17 Nov 2019

LONDON Another milestone in women's soccer was reached on Sunday when a record Super League (WSL) crowd of 38,262 saw Tottenham Hotspur's 2-0 defeat by champions Arsenal at their new stadium but such matches in big grounds are still the exception.

REFILE-Soccer-Record WSL crowds at big stadia but players want more

17 Nov 2019

LONDON, Nov 17 Another milestone in women's soccer was reached on Sunday when a record Super League (WSL) crowd saw Tottenham Hotspur's 2-0 defeat by champions Arsenal at their new stadium but such matches in big grounds are still the exception.

Devil in the detail for struggling Saints - Bednarek

17 Oct 2019

LONDON Southampton have resembled Jekyll and Hyde this season with their performances, but defender Jan Bednarek is fully confident in his manager's philosophy that small, incremental improvements can lead to a big surge up the Premier League table.

Son shines as hot-shot Tottenham thrash Palace

14 Sep 2019

LONDON Tottenham Hotspur's Son Heung-min scored his first goals of the campaign as they put their early season struggles behind them with the 4-0 thrashing of fellow London side Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Saturday.

UPDATE 1-Soccer-Son shines as hot-shot Tottenham thrash Palace

14 Sep 2019

LONDON, Sept 14 Tottenham Hotspur's Son Heung-min scored his first goals of the campaign as they put their early season struggles behind them with the 4-0 thrashing of fellow London side Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Saturday.

Inaugural World Urban Games looking for street cred in Budapest

13 Sep 2019

LONDON An abandoned market hall, with concrete walls daubed in graffiti, provides a perfect backdrop for the inaugural World Urban Games starting in Budapest on Friday.

Women's Super League kicks off amid high expectations with Manchester derby

05 Sep 2019

LONDON The ninth edition of the FA Women's Super League kicks off this weekend with a blockbuster programme, including a Manchester derby at the Etihad Stadium, and amid high expectations after record numbers watched England at the World Cup.

Athletics: Simbine on world mission but rues Semenya absence

13 Aug 2019

LONDON South African sprinter Akani Simbine will look to become the fastest man on earth at next month's world championships but he will run with a heavy heart that his compatriot and friend Caster Semenya will not be joining him in Doha.

Same outcome but plenty of twists in defining women's World Cup

09 Jul 2019

LYON, France Although it ended in a familiar outcome with the United States retaining the trophy, the women's World Cup broke new ground in a tournament full of drama.

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