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India's Heena Sidhu has withdrawn from the Asian Airgun Championship in Tehran in protest at organizers making it compulsory for all female competitors to...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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