EuroBasket Women 2015 favourites Spain came out on top of the Santander Tournament over the weekend and also waved goodbye to Miram Foraste and Belen Arrojo.
While attention in many countries has shifted to the rapidly approaching FIFA Women’s World Cup™, club football continues unabated across many parts of the globe.
Extending their unbeaten streak to nine, the Mission Queensland Firebirds showed all their class to outplay the Mainland Tactix 68-43 in Blenheim on Sunday.
Simon Middleton's side started day one with two comprehensive victories over China and Russia, but faced the Black Ferns in their first knockout assignment after going down 24-7 to Australia in the pool-stage decider.
All but one of the WSA world top ten will compete in the $100,000 event which will take place from 5-10 June
The British heptathlon record holder is planning to contest both the 100m hurdles and shot put at the Alexander Stadium.
Teammate Geva Mentor said nothing less than a win against the Swifts would do justice to Chatfield’s remarkable career.
Former world number one Rachael Grinham, the top seed from Australia, crashed out 11-6, 11-8, 11-8 in 25 minutes to unseeded Welsh opponent Deon Saffery.
Former Plymouth Leander swimmer Bowen, who now swims for Mount Kelly, broke Davies' 200m freestyle record at the ASA South West Regional Championships at the Life Centre.
– Danish defender Camilla Ulrikkeholm is going for another win
The Commonwealth 5000m bronze medallist will headline a strong women's quartet making the trip to Italy to face Europe's best distance runners.
Speed and toughness are qualities that all athletes crave but not all have. Australian Opals guard Tessa Lavey has both in abundance.
In the final on Sunday, she defeated Spaniard Carla Suarez Navarro 4-6, 7-5, 6-1 to celebrate her third success in the Italian capital after 2011 and 2012
With their sixth win of the year, the Swifts cemented third place in the Australian Conference while keeping the Tactix winless for the season.
The squad will be entering training camps over the coming weeks before being whittled down to the final 12 at the end of June.
Crossing the line with a lead of over one minute, the win for Jorgensen also marks her third-straight victory in Yokohama
Northern Ireland took a surprising early lead at the end of the first quarter but were eventually outclassed as England triumphed 64-22 to regain the title they last held in 2012.
Felix and Petrovic amongst the winners. Doha 2015
Much attention is being focused on this weekend's Netball Europe open championships in Belfast, as the tournament promises to be closer than in previous years. Fans worldwide will be able to watch the games for the first time as well, thanks to a unique agreement between Netball Europe, QTV Sports and Stream UK, plus more
England got off to the best possible start at Netball Europe today as they claimed convincing 63-42 and 69-33 victories over Trinidad & Tobago and South Africa respectively.
Gwen Jorgensen (USA) has simply made no race of any event she has taken part in so far this year, winning all three WTS in which she started before taking some well-deserved time out in Cape Town
Laura Massaro needed all her experience to battle past 17-year-old Egyptian Nouran Gohar and earn her place in the quarter-finals of the 2015 Allam British Open in Hull on Thursday. SquashPics.com