Football Sports

More Girls Are Playing Football. Is That Progress?

More girls are playing high school football, even as the sport draws fewer participants overall in an injury-conscious era. As part of Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis, the National Football League organized its third Women’s Summit for Friday “to discuss how football and the broader sports world can continue to support the advancement of women […]

Cricket Sports

How friendly can Australia v India actually be?

Sunil Gavaskar versus Dennis Lillee. Venkatesh Prasad versus Michael Slater. Andrew Symonds versus Harbhajan Singh. Ricky Ponting versus Zaheer Khan. Gautam Gambhir versus Shane Watson. David Warner versus Rohit Sharma. Virat Kohli versus Steven Smith. Australia versus India has become synonymous with individual encounters, many of them ugly ones. The Harbhajan v Symonds narrative overshadowed […]

Entertainment

50% of new guitar players are young women, finds new study

The future certainly is female, especially for music. A new study by guitar conglomerate Fender reveals that females now account for 50% of young, aspiring guitar players across both the United States and the United Kingdom. “Today’s players have grown up in a different cultural context and popular music landscape, and rising artists like Mura […]

Entertainment

Tommy Tiernan has hinted that a ‘Derry Girls’ movie could be in the works

Derry Girls proved a huge success with viewers when it first aired in January and we’ve been getting very excited about season two – which completed filming last Friday. The laugh-out-loud show follows the lives of four schoolgirls in Derry during the 1990s and it captured the hearts of viewers, going far beyond just a […]

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War vet set to marry his first love 70 years after PTSD tore them apart

World War II veteran Roy Vickerman and 89-year-old Nora Jackson of the U.K. are planning a summer wedding, 72 years after first getting engaged. Vickerman originally popped the question when the high school sweethearts were 18 and he was about to go off and fight in the war, according to media reports. The engagement crumbled, […]