Beth Mooney will represent Western Australia in domestic cricket

melbourne [Australia]May 20 (ANI): The Western Australian Cricket Association (WACA) announced on Friday that batsman Beth Mooney will represent Western Australia in state cricket after switching from Queensland. “World-class starter Beth Mooney is ready to don black and yellow this season, after nominating Western Australia as her national team for 2022-23,” an official WACA statement … Read more

Jordan’s ‘Fierce Savage’ removes gender restrictions from martial arts

Fayyad says he won’t give up MMA until he’s older, at which point he’ll switch to something less intense, like jiujitsu. It’s no mystery why Jordanian Lina Fayyad has been dubbed “Fierce Savage”: Seeing how she throws successive shots into the cage, it’s clear she’s ready to conquer mixed martial arts. With her long brown … Read more

Australian fast bowler Tayla Vlaeminck sidelined indefinitely with serious foot injury

A serious foot injury has already ruled an Australian star out of the WBBL and he doesn’t start for months. Australian fast bowling star Tayla Vlaeminck will miss not only the Commonwealth Games but also the upcoming WBBL season as she continues to battle a serious foot injury that forced her to miss out on … Read more

UN Marks First International Day Spotlighting Women Working In The Maritime Industry — Global Affairs

“Women represent only 20 per cent of the workforce in the maritime authorities of the Member States and 29 percent … in subsectors of the maritime industry,” said the head of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Kitack Lim, at the Virtual Symposium on Training-Visibility-Recognition: Supporting a barrier-free work environment for women in the maritime sector. … Read more

‘Smashing the Palace’: Young Women Accept Thailand’s Call for Reform | Protests News

Bangkok, Thailand – Tawan Tuatulanon looked out the back window of her vehicle and noticed that state security forces were following her dangerously close. She began recording a live Facebook video on her phone as she and her fellow monarchy reform activists discussed how they might evade the threat. “The police are following us again,” … Read more

Shelley Nitschke named interim head coach of Australia women’s team

melbourne [Australia]May 18 (ANI) – Shelley Nitschke has been appointed interim head coach of the Australian women’s team after Matthew Mott’s brilliant spell came to an end. The Cricket Council for England and Wales (ECB) announced on Wednesday that it has appointed Matthew Mott as England men’s white-ball head coach. Shelley Nitschke will take charge … Read more

‘Historic’ equal pay deal for US men’s and women’s soccer teams

Issued on: 05/18/2022 – 17:41 The US men’s and women’s national soccer teams will receive equal pay under a “historic” deal announced by the US Soccer Federation on Wednesday, after years of pressure from female players. The move makes the federation the first in the world to match the World Cup prize money awarded to … Read more

US Soccer equals salaries for women and men in historic agreement | football news

The United States Soccer Federation has struck historic deals to pay its men’s and women’s teams equally, the first of their kind in the sport. Wednesday’s announcement ended years of acrimonious negotiations with unions for both teams and followed a high-profile push by players on the women’s team, which unlike the men’s team has been … Read more

We’re losing track of what’s at stake in the Johnny Depp-Amber Heard case

Much has been made about the ongoing libel trial involving actors Johnny Depp and Amber Heard. A TikTok trend that makes fun of Heard’s facial expressions. Tweets demanding justice for a supposedly innocent Depp. A “Fuck Amber Heard” mug that you can buy on Etsy for $12.90. Then there was the “SNL” parody of the … Read more