women's sport

Women's sport, athletics

Athletics: September date for rearranged British Championships

The British Athletics Championships, which were due to be held in June, will now take place on 4-5 September.

UK Athletics confirmed the date change and admitted the event will have to take place behind closed doors.

They are also hopeful the Diamond League meeting in Gateshead, originally set for 16 August, can also go ahead in September.

Chief executive, Joanna...

Women's football, women's sport, Women's Super League, Tottenham, Spurs

Tottenham captain Jenna Schillaci retires

Tottenham have announced the retirement of captain Jenna Schillaci. The 36 year-old had spent 12 seasons at the North London club, helping them move up to the women's football pyramid to reach the Super League in 2019.

"It's been a decision I haven't taken lightly but I feel ready," she told BBC Sport . "I've lived my dream and turned professional with the club, something many years...

Women's sport, women's football, Champions League, Arsenal

Dates set for Arsenal and Glasgow Champions League quarter-finals

Arsenal will play their Women's Champions League quarter-final against Paris St Germain in San Sebastian, Spain, on Saturday 22 August after UEFA confirmed the dates for the remaining knockout matches.

Glasgow City will be in action 24 hours earlier when they face Wolfsburg also in San Sebastian on Friday 21 August.

The remaining last eight ties will be played in Bilbao -...

Women's football, women's sport, Australia

Women's World Cup awarded to Australia and New Zealand

Australia and New Zealand survived a stronger than expected challenge from Colombia to be awarded the right to host the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup.

Following the withdrawal of Brazil and Japan, the joint southern hemisphere bid was the clear favourite having scored highly in the technical reports.

But there was surprise support for Colombia from the Football Association and...

England, ECB, England women, women's cricket, women's sport

Cricket: England women to resume training

Twenty-four England Women cricketers will return to individual training on Monday June 22 as plans continue for a proposed tri-series with India and South Africa in September.

The players will return across six venues, initially training on their own before progressing to small group training. Squads for specific formats will be named in due course, subject to confirmation of the...

Charley Hull, golf, ladies golf, women's sport

Charley Hull wins first Rose Ladies Series event

Charley Hull needed a play-off to eventually claim victory in the first-ever Rose Ladies Series event at Brockenhurst Manor.

The England number one holed a 15-foot putt to beat event organizer, Liz Young.

Both players finished their rounds on level par, although Hull blew a two-shot lead when she double bogeyed the 17th.

But she held her nerve in the play-off to...

Women, women's football, summer sport

England to get additional Champions League spot in format change

The Women's Super League is set to gain an additional Champions League place from 2021 onwards after UEFA announced a major overhaul of the competition.

For the first time, there will be a group stage introduced for the 2021-22 season once teams reach the last 16. Four groups of four will play each other home and away with the top two in each group going through to the quarter-finals...

Serena Williams, US Open, women's tennis, women's sport

Serena Williams hoping for US Open return

Six-times champion, Serena Williams, wants to play at this year's US Open despite strict restrictions at Flushing Meadow due to the coronavirus crists.

A number of stars have expressed unease at travelling to New York for the tournament which is due to start on 31 August, including Simona Halep, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Nick Kyrgios.

Williams' agent, Patrick...

Women's sport hockey player

Postponement of remaining FIH Hockey Pro League home matches

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) have today confirmed that all FIH Hockey Pro League matches scheduled up to and including June 2020 have been postponed.

The season window has been extended until June 2021 in order to allow all remaining matches to be rescheduled.

As a result, Great Britain Hockey have postponed our two scheduled weekends of home matches in 2020....

Steph Houghton England Women's Football Lionesses

Lionesses spread a positive message

England football team captain Steph Houghton (pictured) led the line, as she so often does, urging supporters to follow the government guidelines that have been set out and to look after themselves and their loved ones.

Defender Lucy Bronze was also on hand to provide reassurance that despite there being no football being played at the moment, the players will still be in...