Posts Tagged Women’s sports

Asian Games swimming competition promises drama

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — What promises to be a dramatic showdown between China’s Olympic gold champion Sun Yang and his chief rival, Park Tae-hwan of South Korea, is heat up the Asian Games swimming program.

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Several US women post players out with injuries

FILE- In this Sept. 12, 2014, file photo, Chicago Sky forward Elena Delle Donne (11) works the ball against Phoenix Mercury forward Candice Dupree (4) during the second half of Game 3 of the WNBA Finals basketball series in Chicago. Delle Donne became the latest post player to withdraw from the U.S. women's basketball team because of injury. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski, File)

Candace Parker is out. So is Sylvia Fowles. Brittney Griner is questionable. And now Elena Delle Donne is a no-go.

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Joan Higgins wins US Senior Women’s Amateur

DEAL, N.J. (AP) — Joan Higgins won the U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur on Thursday, beating Canada’s Judith Kyrinis 1 up at Hollywood Golf Club.

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Royal & Ancient votes to admit female members

In this Tuesday, July 31, 2007  file photo, Ai Miyazato of Japan poses for photographs on the Swilken Bridge, with the famous St Andrews Clubhouse seen in the background during a practice round ahead of the Women's British Open golf tournament at the Old Course at the Royal and Ancient Golf Club in St Andrews, Scotland. The Royal & Ancient Golf Club at St. Andrews has voted overwhelmingly to admit women members for the first time. The club, exclusively for men since it was founded 260 years ago, released a statement Thursday saying 85 percent of those took part in the ballot voted for women to become members. It has a worldwide membership of 2,500. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

The Royal and Ancient Golf Club at St. Andrews is no longer just for men.

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Back forces Delle Donne to withdraw from US team

Elena Delle Donne became the latest player to withdraw from the U.S. women’s basketball national team pool because of injury.

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