The Asian Champions League match between Al-Ittihad and Iran’s Sepahan was called off after the Saudi side refused to leave their dressing room. Al-Ittihad, who are managed by former Tottenham and Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo, were opposed to a statue being placed pitchside.
Olympic bobsledder Aja Evans has filed a lawsuit against the USA Bobsled doctor, alleging he sexually abused her and her teammates. The lawsuit alleges that Dr. Jonathan Wilhelm inappropriately groped Evans under medical pretenses. Evans claims she previously reported Wilhelm for photographing and recording the team while they were changing without consent.
The Spanish men's soccer team on Monday criticised the country's football chief Luis Rubiales for his “unacceptable behaviour” towards women's player Jenni Hermoso. Rubiales forcibly kissed Hermoso on the lips after Spain won the Women's World Cup two weeks ago.
A team of German emergency workers is on the ground in Slovenia in the aftermath of severe and deadly flooding. The country's premier says it is the worst natural disaster since Slovenia gained independence in 1991.
While others play at the World Cup, the Afghanistan national team are making their way in Australia's regional leagues. Two years after they fled their country, the past still hurts while the future is uncertain.
The national Women's World Cup team, or the Football Ferns, was evacuated after a fire broke out at their hotel in Auckland. This is the second security incident since the start of the tournament this week.
As women's participation continues to move higher up in the ascendancy of Nigerian sports. Only a few can argue it is time for Nigerian sportswomen to get more credits and more recognition from fans and administrators alike. Driving this conversation was the crux of this year's edition of a ladies and sports conference, pioneered by a former female sports journalist and team.