Posts Tagged Women’s sports

Gustafson, McBride join Europe as Solheim Cup vice captains

LONDON (AP) — European Solheim Cup captain Carin Koch has named Sophie Gustafson and Maria McBride as vice captains for this year’s competition against the United States.

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New members of FIFA’s scandal-hit executive committee

In this Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014 file photo, President of The Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah speaks during a meeting in Bangkok, Thailand. The FIFA executive committee might have the worst reputation of any international sports body, still many candidates want to sit at the high table of soccer’s world governing body, known as the Exco. Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah is among nine men who formally join the Exco at FIFA’s congress on Friday May 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit, File)

ZURICH (AP) — The FIFA executive committee might have the worst reputation of any international sports body. Still, many candidates want to sit at soccer’s high table, known as the ExCo.

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FRENCH OPEN LOOKAHEAD: Nadal, Djokovic finally get started

Defending champion Spain's Rafael Nadal poses for a selfie with an unidentified boy after a  training session for the French Tennis Open at the Roland Garros stadium, Friday, May 22, 2015 in Paris. The French Open starts Sunday. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

PARIS (AP) — Two most-talked-about men at this year’s French Open, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, finally play their first matches on Tuesday.

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Jamie Loeb of North Carolina is NCAA tennis champ

North Carolina's Jamie Loeb reacts to a point against Stanford's Carol Zhao during the NCAA women's singles tennis final Monday, May 25, 2015, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Rod Aydelotte)

WACO, Texas (AP) — Jamie Loeb made it to the NCAA quarterfinals as a freshman. A year later, she is North Carolina’s first singles tennis champion.

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FRENCH OPEN LOOKAHEAD: Nadal, Djokovic finally get started

Defending champion Spain's Rafael Nadal poses for a selfie with an unidentified boy after a  training session for the French Tennis Open at the Roland Garros stadium, Friday, May 22, 2015 in Paris. The French Open starts Sunday. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

PARIS (AP) — Two most-talked-about men at this year’s French Open, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, finally play their first matches on Tuesday.

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