‘I’ve a new lease of life’: why women are turning to cricket in droves

‘I've a new lease of life’: why women are turning to cricket in droves https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/dec/26/women-cricket-droves-new-lease-life-england-women-team?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress

Developments in Saudi Sports following Saudi Vision 2030

"Saudi Professional League’s soccer clubs have historically been government owned and heavily subsidised. There has been talk for several years of privatisation but without progress. There are encouraging signs that this may be changing following the announcement of Saudi Vision 2030 and subsequent announcements and developments."   http://www.tamimi.com/en/magazine/law-update/section-14/dec-jan-2017/developments-in-saudi-sports-following-saudi-vision-2030.html  

AFLW’s decision on transgender footballer Hannah Mouncey for 2018 draft full of contradictions – Sport – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

The AFL's decision to bar transgender footballer Hannah Mouncey from today's AFL Women's draft smacks of policy on the run, writes David Mark. Source: AFLW's decision on transgender footballer Hannah Mouncey for 2018 draft full of contradictions - Sport - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Norway FA agrees deal to pay male and female international footballers equally | Football | The Guardian

A new agreement between Norway’s FA and the country’s international players will lead to men and women receiving the same financial compensation for representing their country Source: Norway FA agrees deal to pay male and female international footballers equally | Football | The Guardian

Nadia Nadim, the Denmark international who escaped the Taliban and become a true football trailblazer | The Independent

Like many of the women playing in the European Championships Nadia Nadim was introduced to football by her father, who brought home a ball when she was a little girl. The rest of her story, however, is unique, a tale of tragedy and triumph even Hollywood might balk at. Nadim will play for Denmark tonight …