ST Podcast: Impact of US female footballers & tennis' Coco Gauff on sport

A Game Of Two Halves Ep 42: Megan Rapinoe, the World Cup-winning US team, and tennis wunderkind Coco Gauff

9:48 mins

Synopsis: A Game of Two Halves is The Straits Times’ weekly sports podcast that is out every Tuesday.

In this episode, ST sports correspondent Sazali Abdul Aziz is joined by his colleagues – reporters Nicole Chia and Kimberly Kwek – as they talk about women who have made waves in sports recently.

They discuss the legacy the US team – led by their outspoken skipper Megan Rapinoe –  has left after winning a fourth World Cup title last weekend, as well as 15-year-old tennis player Coco Gauff, who announced herself in spectacular fashion at Wimbledon.

The trio also mull if a female athlete might become as big a global superstar as Cristiano Ronaldo – who was mobbed when he visited Singapore last week – and what it will take for it to happen.

Produced by: Sazali Abdul Aziz

Edited by: Adam Azlee

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