WBSC Announce Broadcasting Rights Deals for Women’s Baseball World Cup

Broadcasting rights for the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Women's Baseball World Cup have been awarded to companies in Asia, the Americas and Oceania. SBS,...

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India's Heena Sidhu has withdrawn from the Asian Airgun Championship in Tehran in protest at organizers making it compulsory for all female competitors to...

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...

Russian Hackers Target Top American Stars After Launching Cyber Attack on WADA

Anti-doping bodies have fiercely criticized Russian hackers for leaking confidential documents about leading United States athletes in order to accuse them of illegal drug...

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...

U. of Southern California Settles Title IX Complaint Over Women’s Crew

The University of Southern California (USC) has settled a charge of noncompliance with Title IX, a key federal gender-equity law, following a 14-year investigation...

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...

United States Sports Academy was Pioneer in Sports for Women in Saudi Arabia

The recent announcement that female students in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will soon be allowed to play sports at school for the first...

NCAA to Relocate Championships From North Carolina for 2016-17

Based on the NCAA's commitment to fairness and inclusion, the Association will relocate all seven previously awarded championship events from North Carolina during the 2016-17...

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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