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Today’s Solutions: July 19, 2024

Stéphanie FRAPPART is the arbitrator of the Coupe de France final

Celebrating the World Cup’s first woman referee

Despite the controversy surrounding this year’s World Cup, it may still prove to be an avenue for positive change in terms of gender parity. A woman referee took charge of the Men's Football World Cup for the first time last week, in a historic first. FIFA is eager to highlight how French Read More...

Sarah Fuller becomes first wom

Sarah Fuller becomes first woman to play in a major college football game

Sarah Fuller is the starting goalkeeper for the Vanderbilt women's soccer team, but last Sunday she took on a different athletic role for the school as she became the first woman to play in a Power 5 Conference college football game. Fuller took the field as the team’s kicker after coach Derek Read More...