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Tavatanakit wins ANA Inspiration

Thailand's Paphangkorn Tavatanakit was the winner of the 50th edition of the ANA Inspiration, the first women's Major of the year.

Lydia Ko was her nearest challenger, finishing two shots behind on 16 under par following an astonishing final round 62.

Shanshan Feng was in a group tied for third place on 11 under alongside Nanna Madsen, Nelly Korda and Kim Sei-Young....

golf, women's golf

Hall, Hull and Law well placed at ANA Inspiration

The English trio of Georgia Hall, Charley Hull and Bronte Law all hit first-round 69s to sit three shots off the lead at the opening women's Major of the year, the ANA Inspiration at Mission Hills.

Thailand's Patty Tavatanakit is the outright leader on six under, one shot ahead of Ireland's Leona Maguire and Shanshan Feng of China.

Michelle Wie, playing in her first major...

women's sport, Olympics

Tokyo Olympics chief resigns in sexism row

Yoshiro Mori has stood down from his role as head of the Tokyo Olympics organising committee following criticism of his comments about women.

The row began after attempts to increase female representation on the committee, from five out of 24 to a minimum of 40 percent.

Mori, 83, said: "If we increase the number of female board members, we have to make sure their speaking...

Fashionable outfits in sports

The world of sports is closely related to the fashion industry. How? Through clothing.

You would not believe how huge the sports clothing industry is. Top brands, such as Adidas, Reebok, Columbia, Nike, Puma and many others, spend millions of dollars a year in designing the best outfits for every different sport. The curious thing is they not only design these clothes considering how...

golf, women's golf

Finca Cortesin named first Spanish Solheim Cup venue

The Finca Cortesin resort in southern Spain has been named as host of the 2023 Solheim Cup between Europe and the United States - the first time the event will be held in Spain.

The Andalucian course hosted the 2012 men's Volvo World Match Play and the 1997 Ryder Cup was held at Valderrama.

Europe are the current holders of the Solheim Cup having won at Gleneagles in...

golf, women's golf

Kim keeps her nerve to claim Women's PGA Championship title

South Korea's Kim Sei-Young won her first ever Major title at the Women's PGA Championship, beating compatriot Inbee Park by five shots.

Kim's fourth round 63 was the lowest final round ever recorded at the event - as well as equalling the lowest-ever round - and left her with a total of 14-under-par.

England's Charley Hull finished in a tie for seventh place on one under,...

golf, women's golf

PGA Championship Day 1: Hall and Hull in contention

The English pair of Georgia Hall and Charley Hull are just three shots off the lead following the first round of the latest Major of the year, the Women's PGA Championship in Pennsylvania.

Hall (pictured), fresh from her victory at the Portland Classic two weeks ago, briefly held a share of the lead but bogeys on the last two holes saw her drop back to level par. Hull's round...

women's cycling

Lizzy Banks wins Stage 4 at the Giro Rosa

Britain's Lizzy Banks was a winner on the Giro Rosa for the second year in a row, claiming victory on Stage 4. Dutch rider Annemiek van Vleuten, seeking a third successive title, retained her overall lead.

Banks told BBC Sport: "My stage win last year was amazing because it was my first professional win, and it was really quite a different feeling because I'd never won a big bike...

ANA Inspiration, women's golf, LPGA, Mirim Lee

Lee holds nerve for maiden major victory at the ANA Inspiration

Mirim Lee won her first major title after winning a three-way play-off at the ANA Inspiration.

The South Korean's final-round 67 saw her catch leaders Nelly Korda and Brook Henderson as they all finished on 15 under par.

Korda had led from the first round but missed a putt to win outright on the 18th. Lee then birdied the first hole of the play-off to clinch the title....

golf, women's golf

Reid back in contention as Korda retains lead at ANA Inspiration

England's Mel Reid shot a third-round 69 to move onto eight under par, just four shots off the lead going into the final round of the ANA Inspiration.

Nelly Korda remains out in front on 12 under, although Canada's Brooke Henderson has a share of the lead thanks to a seven-under-par 65 on Day 3.

Georgia Hall fell out of contention after a difficult day saw her shoot a 74....