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AFLW star Tayla Harris calls out comments as sexual abuse

AFLW star Tayla Harris has called for action after feeling sexually abused by the social media reaction to a photo of her playing for Carlton.

AFLW star Harris slams social 'animals'

The Seven Network is under fire for removing a photo of Carlton Blues start Tayla Harris from social media after trolls bombarded the photo with misogynistic comments.

Women's College Basketball

March Madness

Why UConn got a No. 2 seed in 2019 women's NCAA basketball tournament

The NCAA bracket held few surprises, but UConn's No. 2 seed was the jaw-dropper. It's the first time since 2006 the Huskies aren't a 1-seed.

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Special Olympics

World Games: March 14-21

Special Olympics competitors rose up in Abu Dhabi


The journey to Abu Dhabi for one Special Olympics powerlifter

When Sylvester Vermillion started powerlifting five years ago, he discovered that he was stronger than he thought he was -- and at the Special Olympics World Games, he's going to show the world that strength.

A dream come true for Nette Tuominen

For Nette Tuominen, the journey from her home in Finland to the grand stage of the 2019 Special Olympics World Games took 13 years of hard work. And now it's all paying off.



What athletes eat

Snowboarder Anne-Flore Marxer's caramelized banana and chia seed oatmeal

Need a healthy, hearty breakfast that can be made in a tiny kitchen? This dish fits the bill.

Hockey player Kendall Coyne Schofield's overnight oats recipe

Olympic veteran Kendall Coyne Schofield is breaking barriers on the ice -- and already training hard for 2022. She shared the morning meal that she has perfected.

Snowboarder Maddie Mastro's peanut butter energy bites

Olympian Maddie Mastro calls these "POWer Balls" -- and she takes them with her whenever she needs something to eat on the go.


Female PL manager 'not in my lifetime' - Smith

England legend Kelly Smith fears that unless attitudes within boardrooms change, then she will not see a female coaching in the Premier League.

Female Premier League coaches a long way off

Kelly Smith speaks to ESPN about the the possibility of female coaches taking charge in the Premier League.

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  • espnW foresight: Looking ahead to 2019 season

    As the countdown to the 2019 season begins we look ahead to our four big women's winter codes: AFLW, Super Netball, Super W and rugby league. What will be the same in 2019? What has changed? Read our bold predictions for the season ahead.

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  • The sacrifices Super Netball imports make to follow their dreams

    For Super Netball imports Mwai Kumwenda and Jhaneile Fowler, leaving their family and community to travel half-way around the world was a sacrifice they had to make if they were to play in the biggest netball competition in the world.


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  • Inspiring women through sport

    espnW weekly highlights the best of our stories around women in sport, and a range of insights on athletes' nutrition and lifestyle.

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