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Women sport news - Crown up for grabs ath the  2015 ITU World Triathlon Series

With Gwen Jorgensen opting not to make the trip down to South Africa, the top of the podium is up for grabs. 

Women sport news - Be:Fit London is created for women, by women.

Be:Fit London is created for women, by women. We believe strong is the new skinny and fit is the new thin. It’s time to ditch the fads and change the rhetoric. We don’t want a thigh gap, or cabbage soup for dinner. We want to feel empowered, confident and above all be healthy.

Women sport news - New mum Ennis-Hill prepares for her hardest challenge

Jessica Ennis-Hill has not competed for almost two years and she cannot wait to be back out on the track.

Women sport news - British gymnastics team make history at European Championships

Great Britain have made history winning three silver medals on the final day of the 2015 artistic gymnastics European Championships.

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Women sport news - Ellie Downie takes historic gymnastics bronze for GBR

Ellie Downie takes historic gymnastics bronze for GBR

Ellie Downie made history in Montpellier becoming the first British woman to win a major championships all-around medal.

17. April Athletics183
Women sport news - Tatyana McFadden Wins Laureus Sport Award

Tatyana McFadden Wins Laureus Sport Award

On the track she also set new world records over 1,500-meter and 5,000 T54 to cap a memorable year.

15. April Athletics171
Women sport news - Ennis-Hill to compete at Sainsburys Anniversary Games

Ennis-Hill to compete at Sainsburys Anniversary Games

The world’s best athletes are set to head to the Park for the three-day athletics event

13. April Other Sports166
Women sport news - ROLEX KENTUCKY THREE-DAY EVENT ATTRACTS STELLAR FIELD OF COMPETITORS

ROLEX KENTUCKY THREE-DAY EVENT ATTRACTS STELLAR FIELD OF COMPETITORS

Rolex Eventing Testimonee and 2006 World Champion Zara Phillips will be competing at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event. 

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Women sport news - Jorgensen makes ITU history with Gold Coast win

Jorgensen makes ITU history with Gold Coast win

An uncontested run to the finish line saw Gwen Jorgensen (USA) grab another slice of ITU history

07. April Athletics156
Women sport news - Isinbayeva plots a glorious goodbye

Isinbayeva plots a glorious goodbye

Yelena Isinbayeva has her sights set on a spectacular farewell to her record-breaking career.

06. April Ice Hockey166
Women sport news - Team USA Wins IIHF Women's World Championship

Team USA Wins IIHF Women's World Championship

“I'm really proud of our team, they battled hard through some adversity and competed until the very end,” said Ken Klee, head coach of the U.S. Women’s National Team.

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Women sport news - Jorgensen secures first-time wins at WTS Auckland

Jorgensen secures first-time wins at WTS Auckland

It was a day of firsts as Gwen Jorgensen (USA) claimed her first 2015 ITU World Triathlon Auckland title on Sunday. 

29. March Ice Hockey169
Women sport news - U.S. Women's National Team Defeats Canada, 4-2, in Opening Game

U.S. Women's National Team Defeats Canada, 4-2, in Opening Game

Bellamy and Coyne Notch Two Points Each; Vetter Earns Victory

2015 IIHF Women's World Championship

28. March Other Sports168
Women sport news - A Skate Odyssey from Nottingham to Belgium

A Skate Odyssey from Nottingham to Belgium

 Ten highly ranked European teams will take to the track across three days from the 15 – 17 May to battle it out in this Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) tournament.

26. March Athletics226
Women sport news - Ennis-Hill back on track in Manchester

Ennis-Hill back on track in Manchester

Jessica Ennis-Hill, the Olympic heptathlon gold medalist, will compete for the first time in nearly two years when she runs in the 100m hurdles at the Great CityGames in Manchester on 9 May. 

26. March Other Sports189
Women sport news - Greek fencer Vougiouka named as Baku 2015 Ambassador

Greek fencer Vougiouka named as Baku 2015 Ambassador

Greek fencer Vassiliki Vougiouka will represent her sport and feature in extensive marketing campaigns in their home countries and on social media to promote the Games.

 

26. March Other Sports186
Women sport news - Morgan-Brett and Pottharst to lead Australian Uniroos in Gwangju

Morgan-Brett and Pottharst to lead Australian Uniroos in Gwangju

Morgan-Brett will lead the team as Chef de Mission whilst Pottharst will add her considerable experience to the Australian Uniroos in her role as peak performance mentor.

 

23. March Other Sports203
Women sport news - 14 Year Old Ito Becomes Youngest Ever World Tour Champion

14 Year Old Ito Becomes Youngest Ever World Tour Champion

14-year-old Mima ITO (JPN) has shocked the table tennis world.

19. March Other Sports206
Women sport news - Brazil retains Team title at 2015 ITTF-Latin America Championships

Brazil retains Team title at 2015 ITTF-Latin America Championships

Brazilian trio of Ligia SILVA, Jessica YAMADA and GUI Lin were stretched to their limits before accounting for the Puerto Rican Women's Team 3-1.

17. March Athletics165
Women sport news - Nadine Muller throws her way to more glory

Nadine Muller throws her way to more glory

Nadine Muller won the discus in Leiria to take the senior title for the fourth time at the European Cup Winter Throwing on Sunday.

12. March Other Sports198
Women sport news - Roller Rebels kick off 10th season March 21

Roller Rebels kick off 10th season March 21

Long Island's first flat track women's roller derby league celebrates its 10th season with the return of our home teams.

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Women sport news - Gwen Jorgensen (USA) does it again in 2015-World Triathlon Series season opener in Abu Dhabi

Gwen Jorgensen (USA) does it again in 2015-World Triathlon Series season opener in Abu Dhabi

Jorgensen left the water 35 seconds down on the leaders, and then stepped onto the run course around one minute down. But in an incredible burst of speed, the Threadneedle No.1 cut 45 seconds of that deficit in the first 2.5km lap.

09. March Athletics307
Women sport news - Dafne Schippers is the golden girl again

Dafne Schippers is the golden girl again

At halfway in the final, the Dutch star was third, possibly fourth, in a race where Britain's Dina Asher-Smith, the world junior 100m champion in the lane immediately to her right, was in front.

09. March Athletics207
Women sport news - Spanovic finally gets her gold medal moment

Spanovic finally gets her gold medal moment

When the next European Athletics Indoor Championships are held in Belgrade in two years' time it is not difficult to guess who will be the face of the championships.

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