Home comforts inspire Kerr as World Cup beckons
Go ahead, tell Sarah Reinertsen what she can't do
The Ironman World Championship is grueling at best, but that hasn't deterred Sarah Reinertsen, the first above-the-knee amputee woman to complete.
In Gee Chun happy to taste success again
In Gee Chun's two-year drought brought a barrage of hurtful online comments. With Sunday's LPGA Tour victory, she aims to drown out the criticism.
Sprinter Aleia Hobbs' playlist
The collegiate and U.S. national champion in the 100 meters has been listening to a lot of YFN Lucci lately. It seems to be paying off.
Rapinoe: FIFA doesn't 'truly care' about women
With the Women's World Cup less than eight months away, U.S. national team midfielder Megan Rapinoe is dismayed by what she sees as ongoing issues of inequality in soccer.
Halep finishes No. 1 for 2nd straight year
Simona Halep is back as the year-end No. 1 for the second year in a row, despite a back injury that doctors say could lead to a long-term problem.
Biles critical of hiring after CEO's anti-Nike tweet
Simone Biles, USA Gymnastics' biggest star, quote-tweeted Mary Bono's post from last month that was critical of Nike in the wake of the apparel company's advertising campaign featuring Colin Kaepernick.
Silver Ferns snap Diamonds' win streak
New Zealand unleash a remarkable reversal in trans-Tasman netball by dismantling Australia 55-44 in the third Constellation Cup Test.
Kelly stars in Jillaroos' thriller over NZ
Isabelle Kelly has scored two key second-half tries to get the Australian Jillaroos home 26-24 against New Zealand in the women's rugby league Test in Auckland.
Women-only racing series to start in 2019
A new international racing series exclusively for female drivers, W Series, will launch next year in a bid to give women an easier pathway to Formula One.
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Li Na tops fan vote for Int'l Hall of Fame
Li Na has received the most support in the first fan vote for the International Tennis Hall of Fame, followed by Goran Ivanisevic and Mary Pierce.
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.
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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