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India's Heena Sidhu has withdrawn from the Asian Airgun Championship in Tehran in protest at organizers making it compulsory for all female competitors to...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

Isinbayeva Officially Confirms She Will Stand to Become Next President of All-Russia Athletic Federation

Double Olympic pole vault gold medalist Yelena Isinbayeva has officially confirmed she will stand to become President of the All-Russia Athletic Federation (ARAF). The world...

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...

Fell Running Champion Admits Attempted Murder and Assault After Attack on UK Athletics Staff

A former British fell running champion has pleaded guilty in court to attempted murder and assault after stabbing three members of UK Athletics staff...

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