Posts Tagged Women’s sports

Gamecocks, Tar Heels to meet in women’s Sweet 16

North Carolina's Stephanie Mavunga (1) and Brittany Rountree (11) react following Mavunga's basket against Ohio State during the first half of a women's college basketball game in the second round of the NCAA tournament, Monday, March 23, 2015, in Chapel Hill, N.C. North Carolina won 86-84. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Top-seeded South Carolina earned a conveniently short trip for its NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 appearance.

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O’Brien wins giant slalom title at US Alpine Championships

Lindsey Vonn skis the women's giant slalom skiing course as a forerunner before the first run of the women's giant slalom race at the U.S. Alpine Ski Championship in Carrabassett Valley, Maine, Thursday, March 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine (AP) — Teenager Nina O’Brien captured the giant slalom title Thursday at the U.S. Alpine Championships against a field that was filled with World Cup veterans.

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Arkansas St. selected for NCAA Women’s Bowling Championship

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas State women’s bowling team is one of eight teams selected for the NCAA Women’s Bowling Championship.

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Tuktamysheva takes women’s lead at figure skating worlds

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva of Russia performs during the Ladies Short Program in the ISU World Figure Skating Championship 2015 held at the Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai, China, Thursday, March 26, 2015. Tuktamysheva finished in first place in the event. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

SHANGHAI (AP) — Elizaveta Tuktamysheva has been so far ahead of the rest of the women’s figure skating field this season, she didn’t think twice about adding a much more difficult element to her repertoire of high-flying jumps.

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IAAF demands Russian walkers lose Olympic medals – Rusada

MOSCOW (AP) — The IAAF wants two Russian race walkers to be stripped of medals from the 2012 London Olympics because of doping, the Russian anti-doping agency said Thursday.

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