Posts Tagged Women’s sports

Ex-Iowa coach, administrator confirm relationship

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A top University of Iowa athletics administrator and the college’s recently fired women’s field hockey coach say they’ve been in a long-standing relationship that they weren’t required to disclose to athletic director Gary Barta.

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UConn unanimous choice to win American Conference

NEW YORK (AP) — Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies are used to being picked to win.

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SAfrica changes game venue to honor slain captain

Orlando Pirates team mate Lucky Lekgwathi, right, with father of slain Senzo Meyiwa, Sam Meyiwa, second from left, at the family home of Senzo Meyiwa in Umlazi, near Durban, South Africa, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. Meyiwa, the national soccer captain, was shot and killed at the home of his girlfriend in Vosloorus, east of Johannesburg, Sunday night during a robbery attempt. He will be laid to rest Saturday at a funeral in Umlazi. (AP Photo)

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa has been allowed to move its next African Cup of Nations qualifier to the hometown of slain national team captain Senzo Meyiwa as a tribute.

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South Africans mourn sport deaths

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Singing hymns and blowing vuvuzelas, South African sporting fans on Thursday paid final respects to three sporting figures who died within three days of each other.

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Inbee Park, Shanshan Feng share Taiwan lead

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Top-ranked Inbee Park birdied five of the last seven holes Thursday for an 8-under 64 and a share of the first-round lead in the LPGA Taiwan Championship.

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