Waratahs win inaugural women's title
The NSW Waratahs women have played out 90 minutes of hard-hitting, entertaining rugby to claim the inaugural Super W title over rivals the Queensland Reds women
Waratahs captain describing the moment she kicked the match winning penalty in the Super W final.
In extra-extra time, after 90 minutes of play, the Waratahs women have claimed the inaugural Super W trophy with Ash Hewson kicking the winning penalty goal 16-13!
Dockers coach Cowan quits AFLW post
Fremantle's AFLW coach Michelle Cowan says her decision to step down will allow her to spend more time with her young family.
Kerr: Matildas pumped for Cup Final.
Australia forward Sam Kerr is excited to take on Japan in the Asian Cup Final.
Why we still love 'Bend It Like Beckham'
A decade-and-a-half after the film premiered in the United States, "Bend It Like Beckham" is still just as relevant as ever.
Relive the top 10 plays of the week in women's sports from the Boston Marathon to NWSL and more!
When will we separate women on TV from their bodies?
Sarah Spain invited some of her ESPN colleagues to join her "That's What She Said" podcast to discuss perceptions of women in sports media.
Diamonds to get another shot at England
Australia's netball team will have a chance to avenge their loss to England in the gold medal match at the Commonwealth Games in Newcastle later this year.
Matildas scrape through to Asian Cup final
The Matildas needed an injury-time equaliser and penalties to edge the minnows of Thailand and reach the Asian Cup final.
Hiking 70 miles of pilgrimage routes in Japan
Travel writer Susan B. Barnes on the highs and lows of her 11-day hike from Kyoto to Tokyo.
Serena, Sloane, someone else? Who is going to rule the WTA this clay season?
It's a question without a good answer, but we have to ask it anyway: Which WTA player is going to rise up above everyone else on the dirt?
Kerr's late strike clinches Matildas' WC spot
Matildas forward Sam Kerr lifted her star power another level by scoring the goal which booked Australia's spot in next year's Women's World Cup.
Magbegor finding her feet with Opals
Young Ezi Magbegor could be the sidekick Liz Cambage needs to help return the Opals to the top tier of women's basketball.
AFLW's first premiership coach leaves Crows
Adelaide Crows AFLW coach Bec Goddard is leaving the role to further her police career in Canberra.
Why clay might be Serena Williams' best chance to get back on track
We don't know what Serena Williams' immediate plans are, but the best thing she can do is return right now for the long clay-season haul.
The hits and misses of Gold Coast Games
Twelve days of intense competition have drawn to a close on the idyllic Gold Coast, with Australia regaining its Commonwealth dominance.
Games officials could have helped collapsed runner
Scottish runner Callum Hawkins should have received help as soon as he came to grief in the Commonwealth Games marathon, respected international athletics official Brian Roe says.
New Zealand claim Games sevens double
New Zealand created history on Sunday by sweeping the Commonwealth Games sevens gold medals.
Kerr nets two as Australia thrash Vietnam
Australia's Women's Asian Cup campaign is well and truly back on track following an 8-0 win over an outclassed Vietnam in Jordan.
'RISE: Surviving the Fight of My Life' book excerpt
UFC fighter Paige VanZant's memoir is for "anyone who's been knocked down and came up swinging."
Boston Marathoner Molly Huddle's quinoa salad recipe
Toeing the line at the Boston Marathon next week will be American half-marathon and 10K record-holder Molly Huddle. She shared the meal she used in her training leading up to Boston.
Rousey puts submission hold on Stephanie.
The night after WrestleMania, Ronda Rousey appears to make amends with Stephanie McMahon, but instead Ronda puts her in a submission hold.
Casey Dellacqua retires from tennis
Australian tennis player and seven-time Grand Slam doubles finalist Casey Dellacqua has announced her retirement from the sport.
Toomey relishes hometown support
Growing up on a cane farm on Queensland's Sunshine Coast and starting out as a runner, Tia-Clair Toomey said she was always second, always the underdog. That pushed her to get better.
Matildas' boss: Asian Cup 'a grand final for us'
Australia's national women's football team begins the continental championship early Sunday morning (AEST) against South Korea.
Monaco plans to defy F1's 'grid girl' ban
The organiser of the Monaco Grand Prix insists this year's race will feature 'grid girls' despite Formula One's newly-enforced ban.
Opals, Boomers on the rise - Jackson
From the potential for greatness for Liz Cambage, to rising star Ezi Magbegor, and the ongoing brilliance of Australia's NBA players, Lauren Jackson believes the future has never been brighter for Australian hoops success.
De Vanna's painful Asian Cup memories
Matildas striker Lisa De Vanna says triumphing in the Asian Cup would be a sweet follow-up to one of the most painful memories of her career.
India let off with warning over needle issue
India have been let off with a strong written reprimand by the Commonwealth Games Federation, finally bringing the needles issue to a close.
From country girl to Commonwealth Games.
Australia Sevens star Demi Hayes sits down with ESPN's Stephanie Brantz, discussing her journey from a camp-drafting country girl to professional rugby player at the Commonwealth Games.
Ironman champion Linsey Corbin's Nicoise salad recipe
Linsey Corbin holds the American record in the Ironman -- and has won six races at that distance. After covering 12,000 miles in training last year, she clearly knows how to fuel up. One of her favorite recipes: this salmon dish.
Yes, the Women's Final Four was the best ever
With all four No. 1 seeds, it could have ended in a predictable Final Four. Instead, this past weekend was the best women's college basketball has ever seen.
Irish's Ogunbowale hits shot of a lifetime ... again
Ogunbowale had struggled with her shot all game, and Notre Dame's final play was designed for a teammate. So how did Ogunbowale, confidence never wavering, end up hitting the greatest last-second shot in championship game history?
Ogunbowale's 'Mamba Mentality' lifts Notre Dame to title.
Arike Ogunbowale's last-second, game-winning shots in the Final Four and title game lead the Fighting Irish to their second national championship.
Miss State earns second straight trip to women's final
Teaira McCowan had 21 points and 25 rebounds to help Mississippi State reach the national championship game for the second straight year with a 73-63 overtime win over Louisville on Friday night.
Mississippi State heads to title game with OT victory.
Victoria Vivians scores 25 points to help the Bulldogs reach the national championship game for the second consecutive year with 73-63 overtime win over the Cardinals.
Remembering the night Mississippi State slayed the 111-0 UConn Huskies
Mississippi State faced long odds and a tortured history when it met UConn in the 2017 NCAA tournament semifinal. Those in the arena recount how the Bulldogs pulled off an upset that was a year in the making.
Notre Dame beats UConn on last-second shot
Arike Ogunbowale's jumper from the corner with 1 second left lifted Notre Dame to a 91-89 overtime victory over UConn on Friday night in the national semifinals.
Breaking down Notre Dame's upset over UConn.
Rebecca Lobo, Kara Lawson, and Adam Amin talk about the clutch plays from Notre Dame that let to their exciting overtime win over UConn.
Female assistants have big presence in Final Four
As high profile as the head coaches are in Columbus, the coaching staffs at their disposal are no less impressive. Eleven of 12 assistant coaches are women.
Ronda Rousey focusing on present, moving on from past
Ronda Rousey was the UFC's first women's champion and MMA's most dominant fighter. But that was in the past, and she's not interested in that anymore. Rousey is in the WWE now, doing what is making her happy.
Rousey describes 'falling out of love' with MMA.
Ronda Rousey tells Brett Okamoto that she is looking for "an honorable way out" of MMA as she transitions to a career in the WWE.
What's wrong with Lydia Ko?
Lydia Ko was the most prolific teenage golfer in history. Then something happened on the way to her becoming a legend.
Bulldogs star claims AFLW best and fairest
Western Bulldogs midfielder Emma Kearney has claimed the 2018 AFLW best and fairest award.
Netball's Layton reveals mental struggles
Former Australia netball captain Sharni Layton says she's been battling mental health issues which forced her to step back from her Diamonds duties.
Monday Night Raw Results: Lesnar and Rousey get upper hand, Undertaker no-shows again
There's only one more Raw until WrestleMania and while all the pieces are essentially in place, John Cena remains without an opponent.
Nike launches 'Unlaced,' a sneaker destination for women
WNBA star Maya Moore and style blogger Aleali May on how Unlaced, Nike's concept store for women, will help reimagine sneakerhead culture.
Venus Williams' secret to success? Keep it simple
At this point in her career, you'd think Venus Williams would have many distractions, but as she showed Monday in another win at the Miami Open, her focus continues to be solely on the tennis court.
Upcoming Serena Williams' documentary
Serena Williams was in a sharing mood on Monday -- posting a very cute photo with her daughter, Alexis, as well as the trailer for her upcoming HBO documentary series.
At a time when the AFL and the NRL are each closing on their biggest events of the year, the Matildas' matches against Brazil stood out and provided a different story for young fans across Australia.
Twenty years since Adelaide's back-to-back success, the Crows are searching for a different kind of double triumph - lifting the cup in the same year the women's team won the inaugural AFLW title.
As the floodlights faded and the ticker tape that had coronated New Zealand a few hours before lay in a neat pile, ready to be swept away forever, there was a sense of 'what now?'
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