South Africa hold off New Zealand to win record fourth Rugby World Cup. Defending champions kick their way to 12-11 win after All Blacks captain Sam Cane became first player to be red-carded in a final.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa announces on on Monday that Dec. 15 will be a public holiday in the country to celebrate their World Cup win.
The French front pages are gripped by rugby fever as the World Cup kicks off this Friday on home soil. Will France convince as host nation, less than a year before the Olympics? Also: another South Korean elementary school teacher commits suicide as teachers protest nationwide against bullying and pressure from parents.
The future of the Spanish FA boss hangs in the balance. But for women’s football, the backlash against Luis Rubiales and the stunning World Cup win could pave a path to a brighter future.
Spain captain and World Cup final hero Olga Carmona found out after the match that her father had died, the Spanish FA (RFEF) said on Sunday.
A big part of New Zealand's World Cup legacy could involve keeping girls in football longer. To this end, a symposium focused on enhancing the understanding and acceptance of the effects of menstruation on athletes.
A koala named Matilda has predicted that Australia will beat England in Wednesday's Women's World Cup semi-final at Stadium Australia in Sydney.
Sam Kerr is Australian football. The Chelsea forward belongs amongst the world's elite and a home World Cup could define the legacy of one of the most decorated footballers in the women's game.
Australia are riding a wave of popularity and hype at this Women's World Cup. Forever an underdog in the world game, the team's belief, ability and results are making a mockery of that tag.
After announcing her retirement before the World Cup, Megan Rapinoe hoped her groundbreaking career could end in a blaze of glory. The final chapter wasn't fitting, but her impact on women's football will be everlasting.
South Africa's historic appearance in the 2023 World Cup knockouts is the latest milestone for women's football. The success needs to be matched by off-field investment.
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.