Fabienne Humm hit a rapid fire five-minute hat-trick, while Ramona Bachmann also bagged a treble as Switzerland produced a classy performance by thumping Ecuador 10-1 at the Women’s FIFA World Cup at the BC Place Stadium in Vancouver.
Liam Morgan Senior chief reporterFollow @LMorgan21
Recent articles by Liam
Hosts Argentina and Olympic champions Germany both booked their spot at next year's Games in Rio de Janeiro with victories in the last four at the Hockey World League semi-final event in Buenos Aires.
Qualification for the basketball tournaments at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro has got underway with the women’s EuroBasket 2015 competition in Hungary and Romania.
International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Alpine Skiing and Snowboarding has reiterated that Pyeongchang 2018 still has "work to do” ahead of the Paralympic Winter Games.
Thailand replaced hosts Singapore at the top of the medal table by claiming seven gold medals on the final day of athletics competitions at the Southeast Asian Games.
The 2019 International Sports Federation for Persons with Intellectual Disability (Inas) Global Games will be held in Brisbane, Australia, the organisation has announced.
Norwegian defender Maren Mjelde’s superbly-executed free-kick saw Norway frustrate two-time champions Germany with a 1-1 draw at the FIFA Women’s World Cup.
Germany set up Olympic gold medal rematch at Hockey World League event with victory over South Korea
Olympic champions Germany set up a rematch of the London 2012 gold medal contest with The Netherlands as they reached the last four of the Hockey World League semi-final event with a 2-0 win over South Korea in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Singapore’s Joseph Schooling clinched his ninth gold medal to the delight of the home crowd as the swimming programme came to a conclusion at the Southeast Asian Games.
International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics have confirmed the athletics schedule for the 2016 Paralympic Games in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro.
Former Brazilian international Zico has announced his intention to become Sepp Blatter’s replacement as President of FIFA.
Amnesty International hit back at Azerbaijani Government after forced to cancel press conference on eve of Baku 2015
The Azerbaijani Government are trying to “crackdown on freedom of expression” after Amnesty International were denied entry into the country ahead of the inaugural European Games in Baku, a spokesperson for the organisation told insidethegames.
The National Olympic Committee and Sports Confederation of Denmark (DIF) have announced the appointment of Morten Mølholm Hansen as the organisation’s chief executive.
World champion curler Sheila Swan has been appointed as the new head coach for the Scottish and British Wheelchair Curling programme, it has been announced.
The Paralympic Foundation of Canada are seeking new volunteers to join its Board of Directors in order to increase the development of Paralympic sport across the country.