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...

Armour: Nothing Easy in US Captain Carli Lloyd’s Road to Top of Her Game

It would have been so easy to hide. Carli Lloyd’s career would have given her all the material she needed for her autobiography. She’d nearly...

Saudi Arabia Praised after Lifting Ban on Girls Sport in Schools

Female students in Saudi Arabian will be allowed to play sport at school for the first time after the lifting of a longstanding ban. According...

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...

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...

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...

Team USA Women’s Hockey Players Are Locked Out

It remains to be seen whether USA Hockey and the members of the US Women's National Team will patch up their differences which would...

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...

Ski Federation Puts Vonn Proposal to Ski Against Men on Hold

American star Lindsey Vonn will not be able to compete against men until next year at the earliest after the International Ski Federation (FIS)...

It’s Time to Stop Feeding into the Sharapova Wildcard Debate

The week of April 17 had been a spectacularly noisy one in the world of tennis. Did Serena Williams snapchat her pregnancy, despite just winning...

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