Tag Archive | Australia

Gotham FC Signs Taylor Smith to Three-Year Contract

Gotham FC announced recently the re-signing of forward/defender Taylor Smith to a three-year contract through the 2025 season. Over her career, Smith has won an NWSL championship, the NWSL Challenge Cup, the She Believes Cup as a member of the U.S. National Team, and an NCAA championship with UCLA.   “From the first day I arrived […]

 Haney Dominates Kambosos to Retain Undisputed Lightweight Title

In his second trip to the land Down Under, Devin Haney (29-0, 15 KOs) maintained his position at the top of the 135-pound division with a 12-round unanimous decision victory against George Kambosos (20-2, 10 KOs) on Sunday afternoon at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia. “The Dream” retained the undisputed lightweight championship with scores of 119-109 and 118-110 2x. Kambosos moved […]

Devin Haney & George Kambosos Jr. Primed for Melbourne Rematch

Undisputed lightweight world champion Devin “The Dream” Haney first came to Australia in June with one world title. He returned home with all the belts and is intent on repeating his virtuoso performance against George Kambosos Jr. Haney will defend the titles in enemy territory against Kambosos on Sunday afternoon (Saturday evening prime time in the U.S.) at […]

Gotham FC Goalkeeper Hensley Hancuff to Join Brisbane Roar FC on Loan

Gotham FC is proud to announce that goalkeeper Hensley Hancuff will be joining Brisbane Roar FC on loan for the 2022-23 Liberty A-League season in Australia. Hancuff will join the Queensland-based club in November and is expected to rejoin Gotham FC for the 2023 NWSL season. “I’m super pumped about this loan to Brisbane Roar […]

Rooted in Oakland: Devin Haney Debuts MONDAY on ESPN2

Ahead of the October 15 showdown at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia, ESPN presents Rooted in Oakland: Devin Haney, a 30-minute profile of the Undisputed Lightweight World Champion, Devin “The Dream” Haney (28-0,15 KOs). Ranked #1 on the recent ESPN.com Top 25 Under 25, the 23-year old Bay Area native travels Down Under once again to fight Australia’s George Kambosos […]

USA Advances to the Women’s World Cup Semifinals With Win Against Serbia

Behind Alyssa Thomas‘ double-double (13 points, 14 rebounds), the USA prevailed over Serbia in the quarterfinals at the 2022 FIBA Women’s World Cup in Sydney. The game saw the USA trail for the first time (11-7) at the competition but a 20-0 run paved the way for a berth into the semifinals. The victory improves the […]

USA Holds Off China In Battle of Unbeatens at the Women’s World Cup

The USA (3-0) remains atop Group A at the 2022 FIBA World Cup after a triumphant 77-63 victory over previously undefeated China (2-1) in Sydney. The win makes the U.S. the first team to qualify for the quarterfinals. The Americans held a double-digit lead for most of the game but China was competitive throughout. The […]