women's sport

India, women's cricket, women's sport

India withdraw from England tour

India have pulled out of a proposed tri-series against England and South Africa in September because of the country's continuing coronavirus crisis.

The side were originally expected to tour England in June and July but the series was postponed due to the global pandemic.

England were hoping both India and South Africa would be able to provide some international action this...

women's sport, women's hockey, England, Team GB

Mark Hager: Glynn jetting in is win-win for England Hockey

There may well be a distinctly Southern Hemisphere vibe to training around Bisham Abbey when Great Britain and England women’s head coach Mark Hager is joined by fellow Kiwi Katie Glynn.

Glynn has been appointed assistant coach to the women’s national team as they prepare for a return to FIH Pro League action, as well as an assault on the EuroHockey Championships (as England) and the...

Rugby team hugged together

World Rugby considers transgender women ban

Transgender players could be banned from participating in women's rugby following a review by the sport's governing body.

World Rugby says there is a 'clear safety risk' when transgender women play contact rugby. A 38-page draft report, which has been seen by The Guardian , claims there is 20-30% more chance of a woman being injured if they are tackled by a player who has gone...

women's sport, MotoGP

MotoGP owners look to buy into Women's Super League

The owners of MotoGP are preparing to buy a stake in the Barclays Women's Super League, as interest in investing in the sport increases.

Global investment firm Bridgepoint are one of several private equity firms who have expressed a desire in the WSL, according to BBC Sport .

As Women's Sport Daily has reported, the Premier League is also discussing taking control of both...

women's rugby, women's sport

Lawrence Dallaglio: the Lions need a women's side

England rugby legend Lawrence Dallaglio has called for the creation of a British & Irish Lions women's Test team.

Speaking on The Ruck podcast, the Rugby World Cup winner argued it made sense - at a time when the future of the Lions is being questioned - to strengthen the brand by introducing a women's side.

"It's certainly something they've got to look to for the future...

tennis, women's tennis, women's sport

Sevastova wins in front of fans in Germany

Anastasija Sevastova beat Petra Kvitova in the final of the Berlin hardcourt tournament, the first sporting event in Germany to be held in front of fans since the start of the pandemic.

The Latvian was the form performer of the week, beating three players ranked in the world's top 15 - Kiki Bertens and Elina Svitolina as well as Kvitova.

Although not sanctioned as a full WTA...

women's sport, women's rugby league

Clare Balding: Sponsorship and World Cup key to growing rugby league

New Rugby League president Clare Balding has predicted the 2021 World Cup will be the catalyst to transform women's rugby league in the UK.

England will host the tournament next year, the first time the men's, women's and wheelchair events will be held at the same time in the same country. The men's and women's finals will both be played at Old Trafford on 27 November.


Football, women's football, women's sport

Grassroots game given go-ahead to resume by The FA

Women and girls can start playing football again from August, with league matches allowed from September, according to new guidance from the Football Association.

The Women's Super League and Championship was already permitted to resume training and preparing for the new season but now separate guidelines have been produced for tiers three to six of the women's game .


FA, women's football, FA Cup, football

FA commit to interviewing BAME candidate for England job

The Football Association will interview at least one candidate from a black, Asian and minority ethnic background for the role of England manager, according to The Times.

They have received 142 applications to replace Phil Neville, who is stepping down next summer before Euro 2021 and the Tokyo Olympics.

The FA have said they will shortlist at least one BAME candidate for...

tennis, women's tennis, women's sport

Boulter wins Progress Tour Championships

Katie Boulter may have dropped her first set of the week but was ultimately too strong for Jodie Burrage on her way to winning the Progress Tour Women's Championships in London.

The World No.85 won all three group matches and her semi-final with relative ease but Burrage was the form player coming into the contest having reached her third tournament final in as many weeks.