Qatar World Cup 2022 start date to change as FIFA allows hosts to play first

FIFA is set to move the start date of the World Cup a day earlier so that host country Qatar can play first, Athleticism understand. Previously, the tournament was scheduled to start on Monday, November 21, with Senegal taking on the Netherlands. However, it is understood that Qatar want to play first, as has become … Read more

Commonwealth Games: Jamaica’s rise, England’s path forwards and a look ahead to Netball World Cup 2023 | Netball News

England will now set their sights on the Netball World Cup in South Africa in July next year After an exciting Commonwealth Games netball tournament, we take a look at what’s next for top netball nations with a Netball World Cup in South Africa less than a year away. The fact that a World Cup … Read more

Commonwealth Games: England suffer agonising loss to New Zealand in bronze medal match | Netball News

England leave home competition without a medal England suffered a gruesome 55-48 loss to New Zealand in the bronze medal game and left the Commonwealth Games empty-handed as Australia won the gold medal. Jess Thirlby’s side failed to win a quarter against the Silver Ferns and failed to establish the same level of defensive dominance … Read more

Commonwealth Games: Eboni Usoro-Brown to retire from netball | Netball News

Eboni Usoro-Brown has announced his decision to retire from netball after the end of competition in Birmingham; England will face New Zealand in the bronze medal match on Sunday afternoon; the defender has amassed 116 caps so far Last update: 07/08/22 13:12 The defender has announced she will be retiring from the sport after the … Read more

Commonwealth Games: Jamaica dominate New Zealand to reach first major final | Netball News

Emma Thurston Interviews, comments & analysis The Sunshine Girls continued their outstanding work with a 67-51 win over New Zealand; this follows their pool final win over Australia and means they will play in a major final on Sunday for the first time; England and Australia go to court for the second semi-final at 2:30 … Read more

Commonwealth Games: England beat New Zealand in shootout to reach women’s hockey final | Adam Gemili crashes out of 200m | Commonwealth Games News

Maddie Hinch saves Hope Ralph penalty as England win shootout in Commonwealth Games women’s hockey semi-final England beat New Zealand in a shootout to stay on course for a maiden Commonwealth Games gold medal in women’s hockey in Birmingham. Isabelle Petter and Hannah Martin scored in the shootout as goaltender Maddie Hinch refused to be … Read more

Commonwealth Games: England beat New Zealand to top Pool B, Australia await in netball semi-finals | Netball News

Emma Thurston Interviews, comments & analyzes England beat New Zealand by 10 goals and remain unbeaten as they try to defend the title they won four years ago on the Gold Coast; the home side’s next game will be a semi-final tie against Australia on Saturday; New Zealand and Jamaica will face off in the … Read more

Commonwealth Games: Katarina Johnson-Thompson wins heptathlon gold in Birmingham | News

Katarina Johnson-Thompson successfully defended her Commonwealth title in the women’s heptathlon Katarina Johnson-Thompson won her first heptathlon title in three years as she successfully defended her Commonwealth Games crown. The 29-year-old triumphed with 6,377 points, ahead of Northern Ireland’s Kate O’Connor, who won silver, and her England teammate Jade O’Dowda in third. It is Johnson-Thompson’s … Read more

Olivia Breen: Wales sprinter’s shock at historic Commonwealth Games success | Athletics News

Sprinter Olivia Breen became the first woman to win a gold medal in athletics for Wales at the Commonwealth Games in 32 years after triumphing in the T37/38 100 meters final in Birmingham on Tuesday. Last update: 08/22/03 6:17 p.m. Olivia Breen of Wales celebrates after winning the women’s 100m T37/38 final at the Commonwealth … Read more

Commonwealth Games: England reach semi-finals with win over Uganda | Netball News

Emma Thurston Interviews, comments & analysis England remain unbeaten in Pool B and a 56-35 win over Uganda guarantees they will advance to Saturday’s semi-finals; a Thursday evening meeting with New Zealand should determine whether they finish first or second in the group; England are defending Commonwealth Games champions Last update: 02/08/22 7:52 p.m. Nat … Read more