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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...

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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....

golf, women's golf

Reid and Hall let the leaders get away at ANA Inspiration

English duo Mel Reid and Georgia Hall failed to keep pace with the leaders in round two of the ANA Inspiration, the second women's major of the year.

Reid finished round two on five under par, one shot ahead of Hall. Nelly Korda of the USA leads the field on 11 under par following a second-round 67.

Northern Ireland's Stephanie Meadow is still in contention on three under...

golf, women's golf

Hall in contention after opening round of the ANA Inspiration

England's Georgia Hall carded an opening round 69 to sit on three under par and tied for ninth place at the ANA Inspirational, the second major of the season following last month's Women's Open.

Compatriot Mel Reid also finished the day on three under, three shots behind leader Nelly Korda. The pair lead the English challenge after Charley Hull was forced to withdraw after testing...

Football, women's football, women's sport

Hull out of Major following positive Covid test

Charley Hull will miss this week's ANA Inspiration tournament in California, the second women's Major event of the rescheduled season, after testing positive for Covid-19.

England's top player finished tied for 22nd place at the Women's Open in Scotland last month.

"I didn't feel great [on Monday] but I put it down to jet lag, the heat and my asthma playing up," Hull said. "...

Women's sport, athletics

Trio of Brits deliver at Diamond League meeting

Jemma Reekie, Laura Muir and Holly Bradshaw were all winners in their respective events on a good day for British athletes at the Diamond League meeting in Stockholm.

Reekie dominated the field in the 800m, pulling away from the American Raevyn Rogers on the final bend.

Muir led an all-British podium in the 1500m, finishing ahead of Laura Weightman and Melissa Courtney-...