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Women sport news - Baku-Branza uses 'old head' to clinch first epee gold

The Romanian, who won silver at Beijing 2008 and world championship bronze medals in 2002 and 2011, defeated Russian Yana Zvereva 15-11.

21. June Gymnastics143
Women sport news - Baku European Games- Third bronze for Bartlett and Baughn

Baku European Games- Third bronze for Bartlett and Baughn

Their dynamic routine was full of energy, Ryan pitching Hannah above the floor and both showing superb synchronicity in their performance to score 28.650 for their second European Games bronze medal of the week.

19. June Gymnastics221
Women sport news - Baku European Games-Rhythmic All Round Champion

Baku European Games-Rhythmic All Round Champion

Yana Kudryavteseva wins all round Rhythmic Title
19. June Gymnastics260
Women sport news - Baku European Games-Belgium and Russia claim Gold

Baku European Games-Belgium and Russia claim Gold

Trio show their prowess across three Acrobatic Gymnastics routines. Russia's mixed pair dominate to win Gold

18. June Cycling183
Women sport news - Baku European Games-Dutch take gold and bronze in blustery Bilgah Beach

Baku European Games-Dutch take gold and bronze in blustery Bilgah Beach

"It was very tough today, especially with the wind," said the freshly crowned European Games champion.

17. June Gymnastics205
Women sport news - Baku-Belgian women's group take lead over Russians in all-around competition

Baku-Belgian women's group take lead over Russians in all-around competition

Their team comprises 2014 world championship bronze medallists Ineke van Schoor, Kaat Dumarey and Julie van Gelder.

17. June Athletics148
Women sport news - The Claire Balding Show featuring Jo Pavey

The Claire Balding Show featuring Jo Pavey

 Jo Pavey on the day she met The Queen

17. June Other Sports180
Women sport news - Baku European Games-Champion Charlie makes Euro Games History

Baku European Games-Champion Charlie makes Euro Games History

The Stoke on Trent star punched her way to golden point victory over Serbia’s World Championship bronze medallist, Tijana Bogdanovic.

15. June Other Sports211
Women sport news - Baku European Games-Favourites emerge victorious from closely fought final against Netherlands

Baku European Games-Favourites emerge victorious from closely fought final against Netherlands

The Czech Republic had earlier won the bronze medal after a 3-1 victory over Ukraine.

 

15. June Other Sports243
Women sport news - Baku European Games-New Archery rules set to increase the drama

Baku European Games-New Archery rules set to increase the drama

Baku 2015 first multi-sport event since archery's move to a new scoring system

15. June Triathlon161
Women sport news - Carvallo claims first World Cup title in Huatulco

Carvallo claims first World Cup title in Huatulco

Switzerland’s Jolanda Annen out lasted last year’s Huatulco bronze medallist Mateja Simic for silver in the sprint distance race. photo Rich Cruse

15. June Cycling301
Women sport news - Jolien D’hoore Makes A Triumphant Return At The Antwerp Diamond Tour

Jolien D’hoore Makes A Triumphant Return At The Antwerp Diamond Tour

The 25-year-old Belgian Champion beat compatriot Kelly Druyts (Topsport Vlaanderen Pro-Duo) to the line, at the end of the 124km race.

13. June Triathlon211
Women sport news - Spirig claims Gold in at the European Games in Baku

Spirig claims Gold in at the European Games in Baku

Rachel Klamer of the Netherlands takes silver and Sweden's Lisa Norden claims bronze

12. June Other Sports228
Women sport news - Baku 2015 Opening Ceremony to be an unforgettable introduction to the European Games
12. June Cycling228
Women sport news - Dani King takes stunning solo victory in Matrix Fitness GP final round

Dani King takes stunning solo victory in Matrix Fitness GP final round

King's performance, against most of the top riders in the British domestic peloton, confirms that the 24-year-old has recovered from her horrific crash of last November.

07. June Athletics196
Women sport news - Birmingham Athleics Grand Prix

Birmingham Athleics Grand Prix

The leading names in female athletic competed today in Birmingham at the Alexander Stadium.
Hassan, Tarmoh and Petrovic were amongst the winners

05. June Cycling203
Women sport news - Wiggle Honda primed for more World Cup success in Sunday's Philly Classic

Wiggle Honda primed for more World Cup success in Sunday's Philly Classic

The Philly Classic sees the World Cup return to the United States for the first time since its previous incarnation.

05. June Gymnastics174
Women sport news - Lauren Mitchell heads Uniroos gymnastics team

Lauren Mitchell heads Uniroos gymnastics team

The five-star line up will be led by 2010 world floor champion Lauren Mitchell (Curtin University) who will continue her comeback en route to the Rio Olympics in 2016.

 

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