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Women sport news - Bianca Chatfield to retire at season's end

“I am one of the few fortunate athletes that is lucky enough to be able to retire on my terms, when I’m ready.

Women sport news - Stella Beck Young Tall Fern Beck is thriving

The 19-year-old was the Most Valuable Player of the Women's Basketball Championship (WBC) in her country after leading Hutt Valley to their first title.

Women sport news - ANZ Championship Results Round 8

Mission Queensland Firebirds (50) defeated Kia Magic (42), NSW Swifts (66) defeated SKYCITY Mystics (50) , Melbourne Vixens (63) defeated Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel (54)  , West Coast Fever (51) defeated Mojo Pulse (48) and Adelaide Thunderbirds (63) defeated Mainland Tactix (51).
 

Women sport news - England women's cricketer Kate Cross makesCentral Lancashire League history

England women’s fast bowler Kate Cross has become the first woman to play in the 123-year-old Central Lancashire League (CLL), after making her debut for Heywood Cricket Club men’s first XI away at Clifton Cricket Club yesterday.

 

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Women sport news - Blatchford Powers To Paderborn Prize

Blatchford Powers To Paderborn Prize

Top-seeded American Olivia Blatchford denied Cyrielle Peltier title success in her maiden appearance in a WSA World Tour final

20. April Tennis40
Women sport news - Porsche Grand Prix High class matches right away in the first round

Porsche Grand Prix High class matches right away in the first round

The draw for the main draw at the 38th Porsche Tennis Grand Prix has bestowed the spectators in the Porsche Arena with high class matches 

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Women sport news - Captain Kimura focused on taking Japan to Rio Olympics

Captain Kimura focused on taking Japan to Rio Olympics

Saori Kimura starts her third season as the captain of Japan's women's team this year. 

15. April Squash159
Women sport news - Irish Star Perry To Make Tour Farewell In Dublin

Irish Star Perry To Make Tour Farewell In Dublin

A full-time professional since 1999, 38-year-old Perry has enjoyed a distinguished career in the sport

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Women sport news - Australian Diamonds name squad for Netball World Cup

Australian Diamonds name squad for Netball World Cup


The West Coast Fever has been rewarded for an undefeated start to the ANZ Championship season with five players selected in the Australian Diamonds 18-player squad ahead of the Netball World Cup SYDNEY 2015.

14. April Basketball125
Women sport news - Vesela, Palau help bring glory back to Czech Republic

Vesela, Palau help bring glory back to Czech Republic

On Sunday, ZVVZ USK Praha defeated UMMC Ekaterinburg to capture the EuroLeague Women title.

14. April Netball103
Women sport news - Confidence boost for Mystics and Latu

Confidence boost for Mystics and Latu

In her 100th ANZ Championship appearance, Mystics’ long-time shooter Cathrine Latu came off the bench in the third quarter, and rounded out the victory with a 100 percent shooting performance.

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Women sport news - ANZ Championships Results

ANZ Championships Results

Kia Magic (63) defeated Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel (57), Mission Queensland Firebirds (55) defeated Melbourne Vixens (48), Adelaide Thunderbirds (56) defeated NSW Swifts (49, West Coast Fever (66) defeated Mainland Tactix (51)

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Women sport news - Global Netball News from reporter Rona Hunnisett

Global Netball News from reporter Rona Hunnisett

England’s netballers should be wary:  the Jamaican national squad has its close rival in its sights, thanks to the latest international world rankings released by the INF. Sonia Mkoloma returns to the England line up for the first time since the 2011 World Netball Championships plus more

13. April Tennis94
Women sport news - Porsche Brand Ambassador wins Charleston to celebrate her  first WTA title in 2015

Porsche Brand Ambassador wins Charleston to celebrate her first WTA title in 2015

 Angelique Kerber was quickly 4-1 behind before she once again turned the match around with her fighting qualities.

13. April Squash83
Women sport news - US Star Sobhy Celebrates Texas Triumph

US Star Sobhy Celebrates Texas Triumph

New York-born Amanda Sobhy claimed the biggest WSA World Tour title of her career - and became the first home winner of the Women's Texas Open for seven years.

10. April Basketball174
Women sport news - Joyce warns Opals not to look past Tall Ferns

Joyce warns Opals not to look past Tall Ferns

Australia are the No. 2 team in the FIBA bwin Ranking Women and have played at the last five Olympics, claiming medals each time.

10. April Football180
Women sport news - Lionesses have World Cup lift-off after win over China

Lionesses have World Cup lift-off after win over China

Goals from Jodie Taylor and Fran Kirby gave England a 2-1 win over China in their World Cup send-off in Manchester.

09. April Golf207
Women sport news - 2015 LET Access Series Season Kicks Off Next Week

2015 LET Access Series Season Kicks Off Next Week

The first event will be followed by the OCA Augas Santas Ladies International Open, at Augas Santas Balneario and Golf Resort in Spain, on April 29-May 1.

09. April Squash193
Women sport news - Full-Time Pro Sobhy Seeks Home Success At Texas Open

Full-Time Pro Sobhy Seeks Home Success At Texas Open

The Boston-based 21-year-old is the second seed in the 14th edition of the WSA International 35 event which gets underway at Life Time Fitness in Plano, Texas.

09. April Baseball180
Women sport news - OPEN TRYOUTS FOR 2015 BANDITS ROSTER SET FOR MAY 24

OPEN TRYOUTS FOR 2015 BANDITS ROSTER SET FOR MAY 24

Members of the Pennsylvania Rebellion coaching staff will also be on hand to participate in the 2015 tryouts.

09. April Netball182
Women sport news - England Squad announcement for International Series

England Squad announcement for International Series

The England squad for the upcoming home International Series against Trinidad & Tobago has been announced this afternoon.

08. April Cricket188
Women sport news - Cricket Australia congratulates Wisden Leading Woman Cricketer in the World Meg Lanning
07. April Squash121
Women sport news - England Claim Clean Sweep In European Junior Championships

England Claim Clean Sweep In European Junior Championships

Parker and Kennedy who steered England to success in the team competition, with a 2/0 victory in the final over Finland

07. April Squash105
Women sport news - Wazir Wins Maiden Homeland Title

Wazir Wins Maiden Homeland Title

The Bannu-born 24-year-old was seeded seven in the Bahria Town International Women's Squash Tournament, the WSA Challenger 10 championship which attracted players from seven countries

06. April Cricket261
Women sport news - England women's trio win Australian state cricket awards

England women's trio win Australian state cricket awards

England women’s cricketers Charlotte Edwards, Heather Knight and Sarah Taylor have all been recognised in recent award ceremonies for their performances in the Australian Women’s National Cricket League

06. April Basketball135
Women sport news - Carleton can't wait to continue education

Carleton can't wait to continue education

Touted as having real senior team potential one day, the shooting guard is preparing for her next assignment when she represents her nation at U19 level.

06. April Netball136
Women sport news - Global News from the International Netball Federation

Global News from the International Netball Federation

Three Australian greats, former captains Liz Ellis and Sharelle McMahon will team up with another netballing superstar, Catherine Cox, to take part in The Centurions. Sindh retained the Pakistan National Womens championship title, plus more

02. April Baseball170
Women sport news - BANDITS MAKE 2015 NPF DRAFT SELECTIONS

BANDITS MAKE 2015 NPF DRAFT SELECTIONS

Speed, power and a Naperville native sum up the 2015 NPF Draft for the Chicago Bandits.

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