Posts Tagged Women’s sports

WTA semis: Williams-Wozniacki, Halep-Radwanska

Russia's Maria Sharapova reacts after winning  appoint against Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska during their singles match at the WTA tennis finals in Singapore, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

SINGAPORE (AP) — Serena Williams made the semifinals of the WTA Finals and earned the year-end No. 1 ranking without hitting a ball on Friday.

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Meyers Taylor plans to race bobsleds against men

In this Feb. 19, 2014, file photo, the team from the United States USA-1, piloted by Elana Meyers Taylor, left, with brakeman Lauryn Williams, get congratulated in the finish area after their silver medal run during the women's bobsled competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. Taylor is a two-time Olympic women's bobsled medalist and is already assured of a spot on the World Cup team this season after driving her way to a silver medal at the Sochi Games in February. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — U.S. Olympic women’s bobsledder Elana Meyers Taylor is going to race against men.

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Trinidad and Tobago a win away from World Cup

Mexico's Lydia Nayeli Rangel (7) heads the ball against Jamaica's Donna-Kay Henry (4) during the second half of a CONCACAF soccer match at RFK Stadium, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Washington. Mexico won 3-1. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Trinidad and Tobago women’s team arrived in the United States two weeks ago without enough money for lunch. Now they’re a win away from going to the Women’s World Cup.

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Serena bounces back to best at WTA Finals

Serena Williams of the US gestures to the chair umpire during her singles match against Canada's Eugenie Bouchard at the WTA tennis finals in Singapore,Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

SINGAPORE (AP) — Serena Williams awoke on Thursday dreading playing tennis. By the end of the day, her doubts were defeated and she was still in the running for a third straight WTA Finals crown.

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Next Women’s World Cup a big chance for US soccer

IFLE - In this Oct. 15, 2014, file photo, United States' Abby Wambach celebrates her goal against Trinidad and Tobago during the second half of a CONCACAF Women's Championship soccer match in Kansas City, Kan. The Women’s World Cup kicks off in Canada in June 2015 _ and if the favored U.S. squad advances far, expect some more massive TV audiences.  (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

The chants of “U-S-A! U-S-A!” can rev up again next summer.

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