Media playback is not supported on this device BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year 2020: Vivianne Miedema profileWe are profiling each of the five nominees for the BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year 2020 award. You can vote for your winner on the BBC Sport website until Monday, 2 March at 09:00 GMT. The result…

Media playback is not supported on this device BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year 2020: Julie Ertz profileWe are profiling each of the five nominees for the BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year 2020 award. You can vote for your winner on the BBC Sport website until Monday, 2 March at 09:00 GMT. The result…

There’s a lot of space in Namibia. The name “Namib″ actually means “vast space.″ It’s somewhere that having a car is a benefit and, just as much so, a mechanic you can trust. Sunny-Girl Hauwanga grew up around cars, and has worked hard to make them her livelihood. At Mina Auto Repair in Otjiwarongo, Namibia,…

This story appears in the January 2020 issue of National Geographic magazine. As an emergency medicine physician since the mid-1990s, I’ve cared for all sorts of patients: old and young, rich and poor, male and female. I’ve also observed the companions who arrive with the patients, as they scramble to handle this health crisis amid…

Corinthians women have won 27 consecutive matchesCorinthians have become the first professional women’s team to equal the world record for the number of consecutive wins by a top-flight side.The Brazilian side beat Ferroviaria 4-0 on Sunday to claim their 27th win in all competitions.The record was held by Welsh Premier League side The New Saints…

US golfer Danielle Kang is one shot off leader Ashleigh Buhai on six-under-par.”I was comfortable out there, it was an easy golf day and that’s my favourite type of golf,” she said after her first round.”You see the shot, you hit it. Sometimes it’s short but you have to trust the work that you’ve done.”I…

Media playback is not supported on this device Highlights Brazil 3-0 JamaicaBrazil striker Cristiane became the oldest person to score a World Cup hat-trick as her treble handed debutants Jamaica a 3-0 loss.The South American champions were missing legendary forward Marta, the all-time leading scorer in Women’s World Cups, through injury in Grenoble.But they got…