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Muhammad to become first American Olympian to compete wearing hijab at Rio 2016

Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad will make history at the Rio 2016 Olympics by becoming the first American athlete to compete at the Games wearing a...

Vonn breaks record for overall downhill World Cup wins with latest Cortina d’Ampezzo triumph

Lindsey Vonn broke Annemarie Moser-Proell's 36-year-old record for the most International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup downhill victories with a historic 37th success today...

Meet Kathryn Smith, the NFL’s first female full-time assistant coach

Kathryn Smith began roaming the sidelines in high school. It was there, as she kept stats alongside her father during Christian Brothers Academy (Syracuse, N.Y.) football games that...

United States begin defence of World Women’s Under-18 Championship title with impressive win over...

Reigning champions the United States made a blistering start to the defence of their International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Women's Under-18 Championship title...

Double Olympic champion to pilot first-ever all-female four-man crew at Bobsleigh World Cup

Canada's double Olympic champion Kaillie Humphries will pilot the first-ever all-female four-man crew at an International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) World Cup when...

Armour: Abby Wambach’s impact on soccer immense

No player, no matter how great, is irreplaceable. But Abby Wambach comes close. There are all those goals, of course, her 184 in international play, more...

WOMEN’S SPORT EXPERIENCE LEADS TO SUCCESS IN BUSINESS & LIFE

Women participation in sport has been steadily increasing and shown to lead to success in life.  For example, women coaching men has become more...

Four Records Fall in Women’s Athletics at World Military Games

Four women's Games' records were broken at the International Military Sports Council (CISM) World Games athletics in the South Korean city of Mungyeong today. The first...

Viva l’Italia as Vinci Stuns Serena Williams to Set Up Final with Pennetta

Roberta Vinci produced one of the greatest shocks in the history of women's tennis by beating world number one Serena Williams' at the US...

Charity Publishes “Understanding Women’s Lives” Report Aimed at Increasing Participation Levels

The UK charity Women in Sport has released a report which they hope will lead to greater participation and engagement among women and girls. The report,...

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