One of the most popular players to have ever graced the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour, Kim
Clijsters, announced her retirement Sunday, effective immediately. Clijsterss last match was a 76 63 loss to Julia Vakulenko (UKR) in the opening round of the J & S Cup in Warsaw on May 3rd.
The final of the Welsh Women’s Rugby Union / Dragons Trust Tag Rugby Tournament took place on Tuesday 8th May and saw 440 girls descend on the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff for an action packed day of rugby. DEphoto. Left to right: Ysgol Cwm Rhymni, Neath Port Talbot College, Ysgol Plasmawr, Ysgol-y-Preseli.
England Hockey is pleased to announce that Qatar Airways is to become the title sponsor of the EuroHockey Nations Championships 2007, which run from the 18th – 26th August at Belle Vue in Manchester. photo John Coxon
Today marks 100 days to go until the start of EuroHockey Nations Championships 2007. Players, officials and volunteers alike have already begun preparations tournament which will be held concurrently at Belle Vue in Manchester from 18th-26th August.
Sarah Lee matched the tournament record of 8 under par 63 during the first round of the Michelob Open at Kingsmill by carding 9 birdies and one bogey on the day. Last weeks winner Mi Hyan Kim sits in second place
In the womens event, Karin Jaggis (F2 / North) lead is virtually unassailable, leaving the clash for the runners-up spot between second-placed Sarah Hebert (Starboard / Naish) and Ayako Suzuki (Starboard / Gaastra) in third.
The biggest and strongest womens field the British Mountain Bike Series has ever seen is how organiser Martyn Salt describes the international entry so far for round two of the Freerange Sports Optics XC, this weekend at Sherwood Pines. photo Joolze Dymond
The BG Triathlon World Cup circuit travels to the continent of Africa for only the second time in its 14 year history this Sunday, May 13th. Defending champion Emma Snowsill of Australia will not be in attendance.
Final data on television viewing audiences, from the European Athletics Indoor Championships in Birmingham in March, have been received by European Athletics, the results of which make the event the most watched European Athletics Indoor Championships ever!
The biggest womens professional squash event to be held in the Netherlands for 18 years will be staged in Amsterdam later this year when the Forexx Dutch Open welcomes the worlds top players to the Frans Otten Stadion from 28 August to 2 September.
The Asian Basketball Federation (Fiba Asia) for the first time has upgraded the national womens basketball team from level II to Level I, the same level as the bigger teams in Asia, when they square off at the 22nd Fiba Asia Women Basketball Championship next month.