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Women sport news - Sportswomen of the year awards 2014 shortlist announced – get voting!

THE SHORTLIST of finalists for The Sunday Times and Sky Sports Sportswomen of the Year Awards 2014 has been confirmed – and the British public has the opportunity to vote for the leading female sports team of this year.

Women sport news - Women Sport Report Feature Jockey Maria Remedio by Chris Forbes
Being a female in a male dominated sport is not easy. You have to have mental and physical toughness to be a jockey otherwise you will not be in the sport a very long time.
Women sport news - Ding NING Lifts ITTF Women's World Cup for Second Time
World number one DING Ning (CHN) is the 2014 ITTF Women's World Cup Champion after beating archrival and Olympic Champion LI Xiaoxia in the final in Linz, Austria, on 19 October 2014.
08. October Other Sports408
Women sport news - Table Tennis will be included in 2020 Paralympic Games in Japan

Table Tennis will be included in 2020 Paralympic Games in Japan

Table Tennis has been confirmed as one of the first 16 sports that will make up the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.
29. September Other Sports269
Women sport news - Germany win sixth European Table Tennis Championship Title

Germany win sixth European Table Tennis Championship Title

The German Women's Team put on a tough fight against Austria in the Finals to win their sixth title in the history of European Championships.
16. September Other Sports347
Women sport news - Japan joins long list of international teams preparing for the judo Glasgow European Open in October

Japan joins long list of international teams preparing for the judo Glasgow European Open in October

The women only event, which has already attracted entries from 14 different countries, will see competitors fighting for medals in Glasgow for the first time since the Commonwealth Games.
13. September Other Sports356
Women sport news - Howell wins bronze at the Croatia Grand Prix as Conway and Fletcher place for points

Howell wins bronze at the Croatia Grand Prix as Conway and Fletcher place for points

It was smiles all round for Gemma Howell who won a bronze medal in her first Grand Prix competition back after injury and scooped 120 points to help her on the road to Rio.
11. September Other Sports329
Women sport news - ALL THE ACTION FROM DAY ONE OF THE INVICTUS GAMES LIVE FROM THE LEE VALLEY ATHLETICS CENTRE

ALL THE ACTION FROM DAY ONE OF THE INVICTUS GAMES LIVE FROM THE LEE VALLEY ATHLETICS CENTRE

Tuesday saw the first medals of the competition presented by Prince Harry as teams from 11 nations competed in a special driving challenge in both a Land Rover Discovery and a Jaguar F-TYPE.
11. September Other Sports256
Women sport news - Invictus Games opens in spectacular fashion in London

Invictus Games opens in spectacular fashion in London

The Opening Ceremony of the first ever Invictus Games, presented by Jaguar Land Rover, took place this evening, marking the start of the highly anticipated international sports competition for ‘wounded warriors’ in London.
08. September Other Sports341
Women sport news - Roman wins recurve Archery World Cup Final title.

Roman wins recurve Archery World Cup Final title.

World-class recurve archers battled it out as the 2014 Archery World Cup came to a close in the Olympic Capital – marking the halfway point between the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
05. September Other Sports319
Women sport news - Britain's Samantha Murray is the new modern pentathlon world champion

Britain's Samantha Murray is the new modern pentathlon world champion

And there was a double celebration for the British team as she joined forces with Kate French and Freyja Prentice to secure the silver medal for Great Britain in the team competition.
05. September Other Sports194
Women sport news - WARSAW2014 – CHINA takes the GOLD in the Women’s Team-Relay

WARSAW2014 – CHINA takes the GOLD in the Women’s Team-Relay

The 2014 Modern Pentathlon World Championships in Warsaw burst in to life today with China taking Gold in the Women’s Relay.
23. August Other Sports274
Women sport news - China Completes Clean Sweep of the Youth Olympic Games

China Completes Clean Sweep of the Youth Olympic Games

China has capped off a dream Youth Olympic Games by claiming gold in the Mixed Teams event to add to their Men's and Women's singles crown they won earlier in the week.
12. August Other Sports457
Women sport news - See you soon!!!

See you soon!!!

WSR are taking a break while the Commonwealth Games are on in Glasgow. Colleagues are busy travelling to watch the games and we want to enjoy and not have to work. Enjoy the Games and the WSR Team will be back in the middle of August.
24. July Other Sports391
Women sport news - Glasgow 2014 – Bring It On

Glasgow 2014 – Bring It On

Glasgow and Scotland welcomed the world with an Opening Ceremony that featured thousands of friendly faces, a blend of bagpipes, banter and bravado and a soundtrack made for the best party in town.
18. July Other Sports422
Women sport news - Young people from across Scotland arrive to welcome their second teams to the Games

Young people from across Scotland arrive to welcome their second teams to the Games

Young people from every corner of Scotland have arrived in Glasgow to cheer on athletes from the Bahamas to Bangladesh and from Malta to Mozambique.
09. July Other Sports451
Women sport news - ITTF Women's World Cup Heads to Europe for the First Time

ITTF Women's World Cup Heads to Europe for the First Time

Linz, Austria has won the right to host the 2014 ITTF Women's World Cup, which is one of the most prestigious events on the ITTF calendar.
22. May Other Sports582
Women sport news - Guzauskaite and Földházi win Women’s Junior World qualification groups

Guzauskaite and Földházi win Women’s Junior World qualification groups

After two days of relay competition the women’s qualification started individual events at Junior World Championships in Drzonków.
30. April Other Sports549
Women sport news - Korea Republic Playing for Their People at ITTF World Championship

Korea Republic Playing for Their People at ITTF World Championship

Good results gifts of hope to Korean public" - Republic of Korea players after strong second day performance.
19. April Other Sports744
Women sport news - China’s Chen reigns supreme in Women’s Final at World Cup # 3

China’s Chen reigns supreme in Women’s Final at World Cup # 3

A series of sublime performances by local star Qian Chen saw the 27-year-old Chinese triumphs in an enthralling Women’s Final at World Cup #3.
31. March Other Sports613
Women sport news - 13 Year Old Japanese Duo Create History on the ITTF World Tour

13 Year Old Japanese Duo Create History on the ITTF World Tour

Japanese 13 year olds Mima ITO and Miu HIRANO have created table tennis history by winning the women's doubles event at the GAC Group 2014 ITTF World Tour Super Series German Open, which concluded today in Magdeburg, Germany
28. March Other Sports573
Women sport news - Three Olympians will take part in the Samsun Grand Prix

Three Olympians will take part in the Samsun Grand Prix

Olympian Sally Conway will return to Samsun in Turkey this weekend (28-30 March) to defend her International Judo Federation (IJF) Grand Prix title there.
20. February Other Sports516
Women sport news - Curling Bronze for Team GB

Curling Bronze for Team GB

Eve Muirhead and her team made a shaky start to the bronze medal play off against Switzerland today but came up trumps with final stone of the match winning 6-5
05. February Other Sports605
Women sport news - The retirement of Miners Frolic, the British Team ride of Tina Cook has been announced today.

The retirement of Miners Frolic, the British Team ride of Tina Cook has been announced today.

The 16 year old gelding’s heart unfortunately went into fibrillation (an abnormal rhythm of the heart beat that can occur in horses) whilst hacking out from Tina’s yard in East Sussex last week.
05. December Other Sports1708
Women sport news - Weightlifter Rebecca Tiler named in BBC Award Nominations

Weightlifter Rebecca Tiler named in BBC Award Nominations

TEENAGED weightlifter Rebekah Tiler is one of ten athletes named in the nominations for the prestigious BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year Awards 2013.
22. November Other Sports1343
Women sport news - England Team Prepare for Commonwealth Championships

England Team Prepare for Commonwealth Championships

THE England team fly out to the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships this week, with high hopes of a successful trip to Penang.
16. November Other Sports856
Women sport news - C1 Women’s Canoe Slalom Proposed for Tokyo Olympics

C1 Women’s Canoe Slalom Proposed for Tokyo Olympics

At the International Canoe Federation (ICF) Board of Directors meeting in Lima, Peru, motions were carried to support the inclusion of C1 Women Canoe Slalom and C1 Women 200m Canoe Sprint at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
10. November Other Sports848
Women sport news - Chinese women win World team Tumbling gold

Chinese women win World team Tumbling gold

If they're honest about it, it never really occurred to the Chinese women's Tumbling team's mind that they wouldn't win the World team title Saturday evening at the 29th Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships in Sofia (BUL). photo FIG
10. November Other Sports854
Women sport news - Kat Driscoll, Amanda Parker give Britain second World gold in Sofia

Kat Driscoll, Amanda Parker give Britain second World gold in Sofia

Kat and Amanda, already crowned World Games champion in 2013 continued their dominance of the synchronized trampoline events with a superb performance to score them 47.500 and the gold medal 0.400 ahead of China in silver. photo FIG
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