The US women's football team infuriated the rest of the world with their notorious 'tea-drinking' celebration today as they paraded through the streets of New York to mark their World Cup victory. Captain Megan Rapinoe was filmed drinking champagne and shouting 'I deserve this!' at the camera, while her team mate Alex Morgan appeared to ridicule the Lionesses with another show of her cruel 'tea-sipping' jibe. The US team was branded 'smug', 'cocky', and 'distasteful' after they pretended to sip cups of tea after knocking England out of the tournament at the semi-finals in Lyon. Social media erupted with fresh fury over the US team's behaviour today, with critic Piers Morgan claiming the players were 'unbearable', while England fans and others around the world branded them 'disgraceful', 'classless' and 'arrogant'. SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEOS US player Alex Morgan celebrates her team's world cup victory with their notorious 'tea drinking' celebration, to the … [Read more...] about Who do they drink they are? US World Cup winner Alex Morgan repeats her Brit-baiting tea-sipping celebration before captain Megan Rapinoe declares ‘I deserve this’ in victory parade around New York
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SCORE with a job in women’s football. The 2019 Fifa Women’s World Cup has led to a surge in new fans but is also netting more job opportunities for women in the beautiful game. With the Premier League worth £7.6billion to the UK economy and grassroots football contributing a further £10billion, the women’s game is a potential employment powerhouse. The number of pro and semi-pro female players in Europe almost doubled, to 3,600, between 2013 and 2017, and many more jobs are opening up to women in management, fitness and various support roles. Ahead of tomorrow’s 2019-20 Barclays FA Women’s Super League kick-off, new research shows a third of us now claim to be fans of ladies’ football and seven in ten believe it deserves the same profile as the men’s game. Now the Football Association and Barclays have pledged to pump over £10million into transforming the game over three years. The cash will be used to make football … [Read more...] about The 2019 Fifa Women’s World Cup has led to a surge of job opportunities for women in football
U.S. team member Megan Rapinoe celebrates the victory after the 2019 Women’s World Cup football final match between USA and the Netherlands, on July 7, 2019, at the Lyon Stadium in Lyon, France. U.S. team member Megan Rapinoe celebrates the victory after the 2019 Women’s World Cup football final match between USA and the Netherlands, on July 7, 2019, at the Lyon Stadium in Lyon, France. Photo: CHRISTOPHE SIMON / AFP Via Getty Images Photo: CHRISTOPHE SIMON / AFP Via Getty Images Image 1 of / 4 Caption Close Image 1 of 4 U.S. team member Megan Rapinoe celebrates the victory after the 2019 Women’s World Cup football final match between USA and the Netherlands, on July 7, 2019, at the Lyon Stadium in Lyon, France. U.S. team member Megan Rapinoe celebrates the victory after the … [Read more...] about Megan Rapinoe won a Woman of the Year award. She thanked Colin Kaepernick.
Puerto Rico’s besieged governor resigned late Wednesday, following more than 10 days of unrelenting public demands for him to step down, including a protest on Monday that was one of the largest in the island’s history.After spending several minutes ticking off a list of his accomplishments in a recorded message, Gov. Ricardo Rossello announced that his resignation will take effect on Aug. 2.Rossello’s ability to govern the U.S. territory had grown increasingly tenuous in the days since Puerto Ricans learned of leaked messages between him and several top aides.From the hundreds of pages of profane, sexist and homophobic messages, many Puerto Ricans focused on one exchange in particular — a joke about bodies accumulating after Hurricane Maria decimated the island in September 2017. That comment, many said, was cruel and unforgivable. Advertisement “I was furious; I am furious,” said Gilda G. Garcia, 75, one of hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans … [Read more...] about Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello announces resignation amid mounting protests
Zhang Weili steps out on Saturday as the first Chinese fighter to compete for a UFC title. © AFP Zhang Weili steps out on Saturday as the first Chinese fighter to compete for a UFC title and with one person to thank for her remarkable rise in the sport: Ronda Rousey. "I just want to be like her," explained the 30-year-old Zhang. "She showed us all what is possible in this sport. She has the strength and power that we all wish we had." Zhang will on Saturday face the Brazilian strawweight title-holder Jessica Andrade as part of the UFC's Fight Night 157 event at the Universiade Sports Centre in the southern Chinese metropolis of Shenzhen.Zhang trained in martial arts as a child but wasn't really sure where her life was headed -– until the moment she saw Ronda Rousey become the UFC's first women's world champion by defeating fellow American Liz Carmouche at bantamweight in 2013."Right then was when I decided I wanted to be an MMA fighter," Zhang explained.Zhang had resisted … [Read more...] about Inspired By Ronda Rousey, China’s Zhang Weili Aims At MMA History
The Asian Championships are scheduled to be held in the Thai capital of Bangkok from April 19 to 28. Panghal won a second successive 49kg category gold medal at the prestigious Strandja Memorial Tournament The Haryana-boxer has been forced to shift divisions after the 49kg category was dropped from the 2020 Olympic programme. Thapa also started the new season on a positive note with a silver medal at the GeeBee Tournament in Finland this month. The former world championship bronze-medallist from Assam has won medals in three previous editions of the Asian showpiece event -- gold in 2013, bronze in 2015 and silver in 2017. "The boxers who win gold or silver medals at the Asian Championships in the Olympic weight categories will be our automatic choices for the world championships later this year," national coach C A Kuttappa told PTI. The 49kg category will be represented by national champion Deepak Singh, who clinched a gold medal in the Makran Cup in Iran last month. Kavinder Singh … [Read more...] about Amit Panghal, Shiva Thapa in Indian men’s boxing team for Asian Championships