It came as no surprise that USA won its Fed Cup by BNP Paribas first round tie against Belgium this weekend to move into the semifinals against Russia. And they won it without a hiccup, taking a stunning 5-0 win.
Fifth-year pro Janell Howland had waited a long time for her first win on the Duramed FUTURES Tour and she wasn’t about to let her best chance pass by today in the final round of the $75,000 Louisiana Pelican Classic.
QUEENSLAND, Australia (Saturday, Apr. 21, 2007) - Sunshine Coast surfing-Gerroa sensation Sally Fitzgibbons has won her respective division of the $23,000 Brothers Neilsen Pro Junior at Southport Spit/photo ASP
It was a warm day at the Hillingdon Cycle Circuit, London on Saturday 21st April for the Women's Festival of Racing. The day consisted of a series of short races run by BC coach John Leitch interspersed with recovery time and some feedback from the coach.
The ‘Sail the World’ weekend 1-2 September is set to be one of the highlights of ISAF Centenary celebrations and a perfect opportunity to promote sailing around the world. The aim is simple: get out on the water and get sailing! The newly launched ‘Sail the World’ pack contains all the details on how to get involved/photo onEdition
Houffalize, Belgium (April 23, 2007)—The 2007 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup season kicked off Sunday in Belgium where Georgia Gould (Ketchum, Idaho/Luna) led all Americans with an eighth-place finish in the elite women’s contest photo US Cycling
London Marathon winner Shelly Woods will be back in the spotlight again next month after being named in the Norwich Union Great Britain and Northern Ireland Team for the VISA Paralympic World Cup in Manchester on 13 May. Tanni Grey Thompson will also compete/photo Tanni Grey Thompson-Matchtight
The AVF is now calling for applications from suitable qualified candidates for the new position of Women’s National Technical Director (WNTD). The Technical Director will work closely with the AVF High Performance Manager,
Apeldoorn, The Netherlands (April 22, 2007)—Brooke Miller (Los Altos, Calif./Team Tibco) continued her streak of impressive results in her first-career European campaign with a sixth-place finish in the Ronde van Gelderland on Saturday/photo US Cycling
Among the women the winner was the 39 year old Laura Mazzucco from Mondovì (Piedmont) who finished the race in 4 hours, 39 minutes, and 32 seconds, that is 15 minutes faster than in 2006. The second place went to the 34 year old Andrea Innerhofer from Gais, South Tyrol,
Chunxiu Zhou today became the first Chinese athlete to win the Flora London Marathon with a run of meticulous timing when, 16 months before the Olympic Games in Beijing, she demonstrated that the sport has a new superstar.
The two high jumping artists have entertained us on many occasions on the international athletics circuit. In their careers they have met 16 times with Bergqvist having 11 wins to the Belgian’s 5 with regard to their head to head duels/photo Jason Randall
An historic note was struck at the 23rd AGM of the Women's International Squash Players' Association in Doha, held in conjunction with the Qatar Classic WISPA Gold championship, when a new board was elected - including, for the first time, two men.
With the Women’s World Open Squash Championship already confirmed for Madrid this year and Manchester in 2008, (WISPA) has now signed a milestone three-year partnership with Dutch management company Stolwijk & Eichhorn-photo Alexwan.net
First Round Opening Matches start today go to www.fedcup.com/ for live scoring.
The USA lead Belgium 1-0-Venus Williams secured the first win over Kirsten Flipkens 75 62.
Russia lead 2-0 over Spain-Petrova and Kuznetsova won their first round matches
A last-minute strike by Ji Ting snatched China a 3-2 victory over the FIFA Women's World Stars on the eve of the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup Final Draw, much to the delight of the home crowd at the Wuhan Sport Center Stadium, one of the five venues which will be used for the competition itself.
The 81st Ladies’ Open Gold Challenge Cup will take place at Roehampton Club, London SW15 on Saturday April 28, 2007.
This is a prestigious 36 hole stroke play scratch competition for lady professionals and amateurs.
It was a packed house at Maxx Fish on April 18th for Prior’s Topsheet Launch Party where media, locals and tourists alike all grooved to the beats of Mix Master Fab while taking in the live art show on the stage.
Eight years after opening its men’s European residence center in Izegem, Belgium, USA Cycling announced today the opening of a similar facility for its Women’s National Team and development programs in Lucca, Italy.