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Women sport news - Vogel and Wild win thrilling finals in France

The Netherlands took the first world title of the evening in the women's Scratch Race, their first gold medal of these championships. Kirsten Wild won the rainbow jersey. The final title of the night went to Germany's Kristina Vogel

Women sport news - Wiasak take individual pursuit world title in france

"This is my first World Championships," stated Wiasak, "I have never even won a national championship, so it is fantastic to get a World title.

Women sport news - Five Titles Awarded on Second Day of Track Championships

Russia's Anastasia Voynova took gold after finishing in the bronze medal position last year, while world record holder Anna Meares of Australia retained silver, and defending champion Miriam Welte of Germany dropped to bronze. UCI ©Guy Swarbrick

Women sport news - Olympic gymnast Hannah Whelan announces retirement

Competing at both the Beijing and London Olympic Games, Hannah has been a consistent and committed member of the GBR gymnastics team

19. February Cycling74
Women sport news - Pohl takes first track medal in France

Pohl takes first track medal in France

The 2015 UCI Track Cycling World Championships opened in St-Quentin-en-Yveline, France, on Wednesday with a world record time set, plus a win for the host nation.

19. February Athletics140
Women sport news - Yelena Isinbayeva plans her final farewell

Yelena Isinbayeva plans her final farewell

Isinbayeva, 32, is retiring after the Olympics in Rio in 2016 which she hopes will be a summer where she can stretch her world record of 5.06m.

17. February Other Sports129
Women sport news - World and Olympic Champion LI Xiaoxia wins the Kuwait Open

World and Olympic Champion LI Xiaoxia wins the Kuwait Open

 "I've not been able to practice for the past few months, I have had a back injury."

17. February Cycling127
Women sport news - DATES CONFIRMED FOR 2016 UCI TRACK CYCLING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS IN LONDON

DATES CONFIRMED FOR 2016 UCI TRACK CYCLING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS IN LONDON

The staging of the world championships in the Lee Valley VeloPark at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

15. February Athletics220
Women sport news - Seventh heaven for Meadows at the Indoor World Championships

Seventh heaven for Meadows at the Indoor World Championships

2011 European Indoor champion Jenny Meadows (coach: Trevor Painter, Wigan AC) used her experience to great effect on day two of the Sainsbury's Indoor British Championships in Sheffield to take gold in the women's 800m.

05. February Other Sports847
Women sport news - Introducing Horse Trainer Dee Curry

Introducing Horse Trainer Dee Curry

They used to say that horse racing is a man’s sport!!!!!

05. February Other Sports362
Women sport news - Nottingham Hellfire Harlots secure their first British Championships win!

Nottingham Hellfire Harlots secure their first British Championships win!

Nottingham’s top roller derby team the Nottingham Hellfire Harlots have secured their first win of 2015 and their first win in Tier 2 of the Roller Derby British Championships.

02. February Athletics190
Women sport news - Hugs Sweat and Cheers for Runners at Battersea Park

Hugs Sweat and Cheers for Runners at Battersea Park

Spinal cord research charity Wings For Life, releases lighthearted video to celebrate the return of global running eventWorld Run

02. February Athletics351
Women sport news - Johnson-Thompson to defend Title at The Sainsbury's Indoor Championships

Johnson-Thompson to defend Title at The Sainsbury's Indoor Championships

With the added incentive of selection for the European Indoor Championships in Prague being at stake, many of GB & NI’s top athletes are expected to line up at the Sheffield’s EIS

23. January Athletics218
Women sport news - IAAF comment on sanctions for Russian Race Walkers

IAAF comment on sanctions for Russian Race Walkers

IAAF COMMENT ON SANCTIONS FOR RUSSIAN RACE WALKERS

11. January Other Sports389
Women sport news - China Amazes Dubai to win Women's World Team Cup Title

China Amazes Dubai to win Women's World Team Cup Title

North Korea put up a close battle against the defending Chinese Team in the Women's Team event.

24. December Other Sports415
Women sport news - See you all in the New Year!!!!

See you all in the New Year!!!!

Be safe and enjoy!!!!!!!!

14. December Gymnastics374
Women sport news - Claudia Fragapane wins the BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year 2014

Claudia Fragapane wins the BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year 2014

Congratulations to four-time Commonwealth gold medallist Claudia Fragapane on winning the BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year 2014

12. December Athletics462
Women sport news - British Athletics Female Athletes of the year Announced

British Athletics Female Athletes of the year Announced

After a week-long public vote, British Athletics is delighted to announce the winners of the seven categories in its annual Athlete of the Year awards.

 

 

02. December Athletics400
Women sport news - Steel has an eye for gold in Samokov

Steel has an eye for gold in Samokov

Gemma Steel is determined to do all she can to complete a full set of medals at the SPAR European Cross Country Championships in Samokov.

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