Today’s female athletes have a chance to do more than strut their stuff on the playing field or in the gym. Stars like Megan Rapinoe and Simone Biles have used their sporting success to call attention to social issues – including pay equity.
From her comments about Donald Trump to her criticism of FIFA, Megan Rapinoe has been the voice of this Women's World Cup. Now it's time for FIFA to show it is serious about the women's game, writes Michael Da Silva.
After taking Israel's sports ministry to the Supreme Court over gender-based state funding of sports teams, the state is now to adjust the budget accordingly for 2019, providing vital funding for women’s football.
In a game billed as the biggest in the history of women's football, the US overcame France in a thrilling contest. Fittingly, in a week when she has grabbed the headlines, Megan Rapinoe proved the match winner.
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