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Armour: Venus Williams’ Greatest Achievement Comes Off Court

There's one title Venus Williams cherishes more than all others. It’s not the one you might think. “Role model, definitely,” Williams told USA TODAY Sports. “Tennis...

American Star Vonn to Make Second Attempt to Compete Against Men

American Lindsey Vonn says she hopes to be given permission to compete against men at an International Ski Federation (FIS) event in 2018. According to...

Serena Williams Hits Out at Inequality and Urges Focus to be on Achievements not...

Serena Williams has hit out at gender inequality and criticized how she is described as one of the "world's greatest female athletes" in an...

Hockley Becomes First Female President in New Zealand Cricket’s History

Debbie Hockley has been appointed as the first female President in New Zealand Cricket's (NZC) 122-year-history. The former national team player was nominated for the...

Indian Shooter Withdraws From Asian Airgun Championship in Tehran After Refusing to Wear Hijab

India's Heena Sidhu has withdrawn from the Asian Airgun Championship in Tehran in protest at organizers making it compulsory for all female competitors to...

FIVB Claims ‘Small Positive Steps’ Made in Iran as Governing Body Reiterates Opposition to...

The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has claimed they have been greatly encouraged by the "small positive steps" taken in recent months to allow women...

Neben Becomes Second Oldest Winner of Women’s Individual Time Trial at UCI Road World...

Amber Neben claimed the elite women’s individual time trial for the second time in her career at the International Cycling Union (UCI) Road World...

U.S. Chess Champion Calls for Boycott of Iran Tournament Because of Hijab Requirement

United States chess champion Nazi Paikidze-Barnes has announced she will boycott next year’s world championship in Iran because religious law would require her to...

Olympic Skiing Champion Lindsey Vonn to Appear in New Eurosport Series

Olympic broadcaster Eurosport is to make a "behind the scenes" program featuring Olympic gold medal winning skier Lindsey Vonn. The American, who won the downhill...

Court of Arbitration for Sport Cuts Sharapova Ban From Two Years to 15 Months

Maria Sharapova's two-year ban for failing a drugs test has been reduced to 15 months and she will be free to return to the...

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