Posts Tagged Women’s sports

Lin beats Vinci in 1st round of Guangzhou Open

GUANGZHOU, China (AP) — Lin Zhu of China advanced to the second round of the Guangzhou Open by beating sixth-seeded Roberta Vinci of Italy 6-3, 7-6 (7) Monday.

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Cookson calls women’s uniforms ‘unacceptable’

AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) — The president of the International Cycling Union says the flesh-colored uniforms worn by a Colombian women’s cycling team are “unacceptable.”

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Port tops US Senior Women’s Amateur qualifying

DEAL, N.J. (AP) — Two-time defending champion Ellen Port shot a 2-under 71 on Sunday in the U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur to top the 64 match-play qualifiers.

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Kim beats Webb by 1 to win Evian Championship

Hyo Joo Kim of South Korea celebrates after finishing the last round to win the Evian Championship women's golf tournament in Evian, eastern France, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — Going up against a seven-time major winner more than twice her age, it was teenager Hyo-Joo Kim who showed the calm nerves of a veteran.

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World’s top paddlers tackle Md. whitewater course

Russian kayaker Nikita Gubenko begins a training run at the Adventure Sports Center International in McHenry, Md., , on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. He is among  the athletes competing in the 2014 Canoe Slalom World Championships to be held at the course Sept. 17-20. (AP Photo/David Dishneau)

MCHENRY, Md. (AP) — The rushing, boulder-strewn river at the Adventure Sports Center International looks nothing like a level playing field. But it is, for athletes in this week’s canoe and kayak whitewater slalom world championships.

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