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Other Sport 27 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Nigeria get a Hamm-ering

Mia Hamm stamped her famous name all over the women#8217;s World Cup on Thursday, inspiring the United States to a 5-0 rout of Nigeria that should guarantee the defending champions a quarter-final place.

Other Sport 24 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

D-day for Swedes against N. Koreans

North Korea can take a major step toward making the Women's World Cup quarter-finals with a victory tomorrow over Sweden, who face a do-or-die showdown to escape the 'Group of Death'.

Other Sport 23 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

US open campaign on winning note, Katia hits twice for Brazil

The United States showed they are in no mood to relinquish their status as women's world champions as they overcame Sweden 3-1 in their first match of the 2003 World Cup in Washington on Sunday.

Other Sport 22 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Germany and Norway off to winning start in women’s World Cup

Leading contenders Norway and Germany began their women's World Cup campaigns in confident fashion on the tournament's opening day on Saturday.

Other Sport 21 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

FIFA paid US$1m to move women’s W-Cup

Football's world governing body FIFA have paid China US$1mil as compensation for losing the 2003 women's World Cup, a top FIFA official said on Friday.

Other Sport 14 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Norwegians and Brazilians start as favourites in Women’s World Cup

The Women's World Cup begins next Saturday. Will anyone pay attention?

Other Sport 25 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Jordan is the Lord of the Rings

Bulgarian Jordan Jovtchev provided a perfect reminder of the beauty of gymnastics on a night when six shared medals at Saturday's World Championships programme drew a disgruntled response from fans.

Other Sport 20 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

China dolls stamp their mark

They are well on their way to becoming the China Dolls of the 2003 World Gymnastics Championships. China's women's gymnastics team laid the foundation for a medal haul for years to come as their inexperienced but gifted athletes captured first place on Monday in the qualifying round at the World Championships.

Other Sport 19 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Swede start for Americans

The United States will open the defence of their women's World Cup title against Sweden after Thursday's draw for the 16-nation tournament.

Other Sport 13 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Volleyball players get chance to train with Asia’s top teams

The Malaysia Volleyball Association (Mava), in their bid to produce quality players, are planning to send potential national players on attachment stints with the giants of the game in Asia, namely China, Iran and Kazakhstan.