Canada Makes History at Billie Jean King Cup, USA and Italy Win Big

Laylah Fernandez adding a point for Canada, beating Magda Linette 6-2; 6-3 and also securing her 12th win in her last thirteen matches at the tournament. With the results of Fernandez’s teammates Marina Stakusic and the doubles pairing of Eugenie Bouchard and Gabriela Dabrowksi, Canada has reached the semi-finals of the Billie Jean King Cup for the first time in 35 years, at the Estadio de la Cartuja in Seville, Spain on Thursday, 9 November 2023. Photo: Team Canada on X

It was an action packed day at the Billie Jean King Cup on Thursday, Canada made history reaching the semi-finals of the competition for the first time since 1988, Italy were victorious against Germany, as Australia got back to winning ways and USA were dominant against Switzerland.

Fatma Samoura Honoured with Inaugural WFS Lifetime Achievement Award

Posting on X, FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura said: “Truly honoured to receive the inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award from @WFSummit The award belongs to all the people who created this beautiful legacy by dedicating their lives to our game. Thanks for your unwavering support & commitment.Let's keep inspiring with the magic of football.” Photo: FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura on X

The first woman, non-European, and Muslim to assume the role of FIFA Secretary General, the history-making FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura has been awarded the inaugural World Football Summit (WFS) Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2023 World Football Summit in Seville, Spain

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An athlete of such acclaim that one cannot imagine a successor in title, SA sporting heroine Natalie du Toit says she wants to be a champion once more – this time in business.

First Open Water Marathon Beckons

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