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Women sport news - ADIDAS TO SUPPLY GREAT BRITAIN TAEKWONDO TEAM
Sport Taekwondo UK have today unveiled that adidas, the leading sportswear company in the world, has agreed to supply the Great Britain Taekwondo Team with equipment until June 2008.
Women sport news - OLYMPIC TAEKWONDO DREAMS SET TO ME MADE OR SMASHED IN MANCHESTER THIS WEEKEND
Tomorrow sees the start of the three-day World Taekwondo Qualification Event for the Beijing Olympics, which will see over three hundred athletes from more than one hundred countries battling it out at Manchester’s MEN Arena for the chance to compete in China next summer.
Women sport news - The Red Arrows, too British for the Olympics
The world-famous Red Arrows have been banned from appearing at the 2012 London Olympics because they are deemed "too British".
Women sport news - Canoe Academy delivers first medal towards 2012
The British Canoe Union World Class Olympic Programmes last year established an academy for canoeists, the first of its kind for canoeing. The aim is to identify talented paddlers and provide them with the resources, support and a first class training environment to excel in international competition and especially towards London 2012.
24. September Other Sports1303
Women sport news - British Women’s Record Skydive

British Women’s Record Skydive

Local woman Michelle Meakins was on a record-breaking skydive last weekend. 68 female skydivers called the Brit Chicks built a giant freefalling red cross in the skies above Langar Airfield, near Nottingham, to set a new British Women's Formation Skydive Record.
24. September Other Sports702
Women sport news - GLOBAL ELECTRONICS GIANT SAMSUNG TEAMS UP TO PARTNER 2007 WORLD TAEKWONDO QUALIFICATION EVENT FOR BEIJING OLYMPIC GAMES

GLOBAL ELECTRONICS GIANT SAMSUNG TEAMS UP TO PARTNER 2007 WORLD TAEKWONDO QUALIFICATION EVENT FOR BEIJING OLYMPIC GAMES

Leading consumer electronics brand Samsung has been unveiled as the latest high profile partner to sign up to support the 2007 World Taekwondo Qualification Event for the Beijing Olympic Games, which takes place at Manchester’s MEN Arena from 28th to 30th September.
24. September Other Sports767
Women sport news - Golden Russia in Patras!

Golden Russia in Patras!

Russia, Italy and Bulgaria were so obviously the best three teams in the Group Finals in Patras that, they didn’t leave any chance to the other challengers to reach the podium on the last day of the World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships in Patras.
24. September Other Sports990
Women sport news - Saccurato fights for LWC belt

Saccurato fights for LWC belt

WBC Interim Lightweight World Champion Ann-Marie Saccurato 12-2 5KO's) of White Plains, NY hits the road a gain to fight for the World Boxing Council's Lightweight World Championship belt on September 27th.
22. September Other Sports4437
Women sport news - BESSONOVA AT LAST!

BESSONOVA AT LAST!

Patras, Friday, 21 September 2007: Only those who managed to keep their heads survived this incredibly tensed, last day of the Individual contest in Patras. It has ended with the long awaited “coronation” of the Ukrainian Anna Bessonova as the 2007 All-around Champion (73.950)
21. September Other Sports797
Women sport news -  WFTDA Joins USARS

WFTDA Joins USARS

The Women's Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) is proud to announce that our member leagues have voted to join USA Roller Sports as a Class V national organization.
20. September Other Sports828
Women sport news - Sports campaigners 'to march again'

Sports campaigners 'to march again'

Campaigners calling for improvements to be made to sports facilities have threatened to march through the streets again unless action is taken.
19. September Other Sports3620
Women sport news - 2007 WORLD TAEKWONDO QUALIFICATION EVENT FOR THE BEIJING OLYMPICS SET FOR STUNNING OPENING CEREMONY

2007 WORLD TAEKWONDO QUALIFICATION EVENT FOR THE BEIJING OLYMPICS SET FOR STUNNING OPENING CEREMONY

The world’s most spectacular taekwondo display team will be jetting into Manchester this month to perform at the opening ceremony of the 2007 World Taekwondo Qualification Event for the Beijing Olympic Games, which will be staged at Manchester’s MEN Arena from 28th to 30th September.
19. September Other Sports885
Women sport news - Britain heads to the Slalom World Championships – with sights set on qualifying boats for Beijing!

Britain heads to the Slalom World Championships – with sights set on qualifying boats for Beijing!

The most significant event of the slalom calendar takes place this week – the World Championships in Foz do Iguassu, Brazil (19th-23rd September).
19. September Other Sports808
Women sport news - KAPRANOVA AND SESSINA AGAIN – A SILVER DAY FOR BESSONOVA!

KAPRANOVA AND SESSINA AGAIN – A SILVER DAY FOR BESSONOVA!

No doubt, Olga Kapranova, the most successful gymnast in Baku 2005 (5 Gold medals) and defending Clubs Champion has matured enormously and learned how to keep her corner safe.
18. September Other Sports418
Women sport news - Mitton wins bronze in Gemany

Mitton wins bronze in Gemany

There was a string of impressive British performances at the German Open Table Tennis Championships at the weekend. There were also a medal in store for Cathy Mitton (York), who won bronze in the class 2 singles.
18. September Other Sports836
Women sport news - Russia tops Day 1 at The Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships

Russia tops Day 1 at The Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships

The defending World Champion Olga Kapranova (RUS) topped the list of the Individual All-around after the first competition day of the 28th World Championships in Rhythmic Gymnastics in Patras, Greece.
18. September Other Sports328
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17. September Other Sports819
Women sport news - DANCING UNDER THE STARS FOR A GREAT CAUSE

DANCING UNDER THE STARS FOR A GREAT CAUSE

An American Diabetes Association Fundraising Event
14. September Other Sports761
Women sport news - ROCKY MOUNTAIN ROLLERGIRLS THIS WEEKEND AT RED ROCKS, WAHOO'S

ROCKY MOUNTAIN ROLLERGIRLS THIS WEEKEND AT RED ROCKS, WAHOO'S

DENVER -- Come check out Denver's original women's flat track roller derby team at Wahoo's Fish Taco located at 20th & Grant, this Friday the 14th for Happy Hour from 4-8PM! photo RMR
14. September Other Sports811
Women sport news - Halliday returns to Motors TV commentary box for Silverstone 1000kms

Halliday returns to Motors TV commentary box for Silverstone 1000kms

Liz Halliday returns to the mic this weekend as she once again joins the Motors TV commentary team for the ‘High Speed Television’ channel’s live coverage of the Le Mans Series. photo John Waugh
14. September Other Sports780
Women sport news - FIG, WCSN RENEW AGREEMENT FOR TELEVISION AND ONLINE DISTRIBUTION

FIG, WCSN RENEW AGREEMENT FOR TELEVISION AND ONLINE DISTRIBUTION

America's WCSN (World Championships Sports Network) and the Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique (FIG) have sealed their partnership by signing a new, exclusive contract for the 2009 - 2012 Olympic cycle to ensure the broad distribution of the images from all the FIG events on television, online, and on handheld devices.
12. September Other Sports842
Women sport news - Athletes Win Overall Titles At Kneeboard National Championships

Athletes Win Overall Titles At Kneeboard National Championships

Eleven athletes won overall titles at the 23rd annual Kneeboard National Championships, Sept. 8-9, at Lake Pryor in McDonald, Tenn. The championships featured the nation's top kneeboard athletes competing for national titles in slalom, tricks, freestyle and flipout events.
10. September Other Sports2601
Women sport news - Anna Hemmings wins Gold in the Marathon World Championships! A total of 3 medals won by GB!

Anna Hemmings wins Gold in the Marathon World Championships! A total of 3 medals won by GB!

It has been a memorable weekend of racing for Anna Hemmings as she won her sixth World Champion title in the women’s K1 women’s K1 (kayak single).
09. September Other Sports753
Women sport news - The hot favourites from the USA top Team Qualification for Beijing

The hot favourites from the USA top Team Qualification for Beijing

Teams Qualified for Beijing Olympic Games: USA – CHN – ROU – RUS – ITA – GBR – FRA – BRA – UKR – GER – AUS – JPN
09. September Other Sports848
Women sport news - First year Senior Johnson grabs the World title in Stuttgart

First year Senior Johnson grabs the World title in Stuttgart

The 15-year-old Shawn Johnson (USA), who competes on Senior level from the spring of 2007, grabbed the World title in Stuttgart, in the last rotation of a very close and spectacular Women’s All-around Final (61.875). Results of floor and Beam.
08. September Other Sports774
Women sport news - Celebrities in dragon boat race to mark one year to go to Beijing Games.

Celebrities in dragon boat race to mark one year to go to Beijing Games.

A valiant group of celebrities, Paralympians and Paralympic supporters today battled it out on the waters of Surrey Docks, London to mark exactly one-year-to-go to the Beijing Paralympic Games and to help launch the BPA’s new interactive fundraising initiative – the Road to Beijing. photo PA Photos
08. September Other Sports697
Women sport news - MEDALS SHARED BY 11 NATIONS

MEDALS SHARED BY 11 NATIONS

China dominated the first five Apparatus Finals with 3 Gold and 1 Bronze medals, followed by Brazil and Russia with one Gold each. A number of favorites were overturned but all in all the first afternoon of the Individual Apparatus Finals saw many superlative performances.
06. September Other Sports668
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This weekend (31st August – 2nd September) the GB team paddled excellently in the Junior & U23 European Flatwater Championships in Belgrade, Serbia Montenegro to win four medals! A great end to the sprinting season!
06. September Other Sports672
Women sport news - Elene Raynsford - the defending world champion – who finished fifth in the women’s arms only single scull

Elene Raynsford - the defending world champion – who finished fifth in the women’s arms only single scull

There was disappointment for Britain’s Helene Raynsford - the defending world champion – who finished fifth in the women’s arms only single scull. Raynsford had struggled earlier in the championships, suffering an asthma attack in the heats to finish fourth
05. September Other Sports642
Women sport news - THE USA WIN SECOND WORLD TEAM TITLE IN STUTTGART

THE USA WIN SECOND WORLD TEAM TITLE IN STUTTGART

The US Women’s Team (Alicia SACRAMONE, Shawn JOHNSON, Nastia LIUKIN, Shayla WORLEY and Samantha PESZEK) won their second World Team title, on Wednesday, 5 September at the Hanns-Martin-Schleyer Halle in Stuttgart. Their score was 184.400 points.
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