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Shelley Kerr steps down as Scotland women's football team head coach after failing to qualify for Euro 2022
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Shelley Kerr steps down as Scotland women's football team head coach after failing to qualify for Euro 2022

Kerr— who also coached Scotland at the Euro 2017 finals where they went out in the group stage— said it was time to confront new challenges.

ICC Women's World Cup 2021 postponed due to lack of preparation time for players, says event's CEO Andrea Nelson
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ICC Women's World Cup 2021 postponed due to lack of preparation time for players, says event's CEO Andrea Nelson

Concerns around players' preparation in a short time led to the postponement of the ICC Women's ODI World Cup and the decision had nothing to do with safety issues pertaining to COVID-19 in New Zealand

England skipper Heather Knight hopes women's cricket won't be put on back burner after World Cup postponement
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England skipper Heather Knight hopes women's cricket won't be put on back burner after World Cup postponement

Heather Knight said the event was "feasible", differing with the ICC's decision to push it from next year to February-March of 2022 in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mithali Raj says she's ready to give another shot at World Cup glory in 2021, hopes to bow out on a high
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Mithali Raj says she's ready to give another shot at World Cup glory in 2021, hopes to bow out on a high

After coming close to leading India to the ultimate glory in 2017, senior cricketer Mithali Raj is hopeful of tasting success in the 2021 ICC Women's World Cup and ending her career on a high.

Australia-New Zealand clear favourites to host 2023 Women's World Cup after Japan withdraws bid
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Australia-New Zealand clear favourites to host 2023 Women's World Cup after Japan withdraws bid

Victory for the Australia and New Zealand would be the first time a World Cup has been split across two confederations.

Australia captain Meg Lanning confident of being ready for 2021 Women’s World Cup even if left with little time to prepare
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Australia captain Meg Lanning confident of being ready for 2021 Women’s World Cup even if left with little time to prepare

Australia's World Cup-winning captain Meg Lanning is hopeful that the women's ODI World Cup will go ahead as planned next year and remains confident that their preparation for the big-ticket event will not be affected due to the coronavirus-forced break.

World Cup victory would’ve been a major boost towards a full-fledged women’s IPL, says former India captain Anjum Chopra
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World Cup victory would’ve been a major boost towards a full-fledged women’s IPL, says former India captain Anjum Chopra

The idea of having a full-fledged women's Indian Premier League (IPL) is in a "progression stage" and a World Cup title for India can actually help in turning that into a reality sooner than later, says former captain Anjum Chopra.

ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020: With spectre of rain looming, here's what India need to do against England
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ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020: With spectre of rain looming, here's what India need to do against England

India beat both Australia and New Zealand (and two others) to top the points table at the 2018 T20 World Cup and make it to the semi-final. Then they played England, and ended up losing a one-sided contest. On Thursday, things may turn out to be different.

ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020: Shafali has brought happiness and optimism to Indian team, says skipper Harmanpreet Kaur
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ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020: Shafali has brought happiness and optimism to Indian team, says skipper Harmanpreet Kaur

Shafali Verma has scored 161 runs at a stunning strike rate of 161 in Australia, setting the tone for India's four Group A victories with fearless batting despite being in her first global tournament.

T20 World Cup has the potential to turn around women's cricket, feels Australia captain Meg Lanning
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T20 World Cup has the potential to turn around women's cricket, feels Australia captain Meg Lanning

The ICC Women's T20 World Cup will be hosted by Australia from 21 February to 8 March and Lanning said with so much hype and buzz around, the tournament has the potential to infuse life into women's cricket.

Indian women's squad for Australia tri-series, T20 World Cup probables to be picked on Sunday
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Indian women's squad for Australia tri-series, T20 World Cup probables to be picked on Sunday

The tournament will also give a clear picture on where the Indian team stands ahead of the T20 World Cup beginning 21 February.

Premier League chief Richard Masters says VAR will cause 'controversy' in upcoming season
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Premier League chief Richard Masters says VAR will cause 'controversy' in upcoming season

Premier League interim chief executive Richard Masters admits VAR is certain to cause "controversy" when the technology makes its English top-flight debut in the forthcoming season.

FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: Sweden end German hoodoo to set up semi-final clash with Netherlands
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FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: Sweden end German hoodoo to set up semi-final clash with Netherlands

Sweden had not beaten Germany at a major tournament since 1995. They will have a score to settle with Netherlands, their next opponents, who they lost to at Euro 2017

FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: USA's Megan Rapinoe accepts invite to House of Representatives after snubbing Donald Trump
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FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: USA's Megan Rapinoe accepts invite to House of Representatives after snubbing Donald Trump

Megan Rapinoe had earlier vowed to stay home if Donald Trump invited the women's team to Washington, and urged her teammates to join her in protesting the president's policies and character.

FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: Second-half headers help Netherlands script history with 2-0 win over Italy in quarter-finals
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FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: Second-half headers help Netherlands script history with 2-0 win over Italy in quarter-finals

Netherlands will travel to Lyon to face one of Germany or Sweden, who play later in Rennes, in the last four thanks to fine headers from Vivianne Miedema and Stefanie van der Graght in the final 20 minutes.

ICC Women's Cricket World Cup 2021 to be held from 30 January to 20 February in New Zealand
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ICC Women's Cricket World Cup 2021 to be held from 30 January to 20 February in New Zealand

New Zealand will be hosting a Cricket World Cup - fully or jointly - for the fourth time after hosting two men's World Cups in 1992 and 2015, and women's event in 2000.

FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: With gender pay gap amounting to $370 million, it's time for change
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FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: With gender pay gap amounting to $370 million, it's time for change

FIFA Women's World Cup highlights the glaring gender pay gap, poor treatment of women players, lack of support and glaring inequalities in treatment of the women. Strikes, legal action and consistently speaking out are helping these women make their case.

FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: World football body revises figure on matches sold out in France
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FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: World football body revises figure on matches sold out in France

FIFA said that they have allocated a million tickets for the ongoing women’s World Cup in France but only 14 of the 52 matches are sold out

FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: Barbara Bonansea's brace helps Italy register comeback win over Australia
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FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: Barbara Bonansea's brace helps Italy register comeback win over Australia

The three points against Australia puts Italy at the top of the group ahead of Brazil's clash with Jamaica later on Sunday

FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: Google celebrates commencement of mega event with a doodle
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FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: Google celebrates commencement of mega event with a doodle

Players from the 24 different countries will compete in the mega event, with the final showdown in the biggest Women's World Cup taking place on July 7 in Lyon, France.