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Interview: Burrage loved lockdown but is ready for return

Lockdown life has suited Jodie Burrage. The 21-year-old is competing in this week's Progress Tour Championships and told Women's Sport Daily she has never been fitter.

So, has spending three months working hard on her game at home almost been an advantage? "For me, definitely. I did a lot of running, which has changed my physique and fitness levels

"I was training six days a...

tennis, women's tennis, women's sport

Watson and Dart out of Progress Tour Championships

Heather Watson and Harriet Dart are out of the Progress Tour Women's Championships through injury. Top seed Watson suffered a foot injury last week while Dart has failed to recover from a groin injury. "It has been getting worse and worse," Watson explained. "I have pain simply walking so I'm taking it very seriously. I won't be playing tennis at all for at least the next three days and will...

Liverpool, Everton, football, women's football

Liverpool captain puts care home career first during Covid crisis

Liverpool captain Sophie Bradley-Auckland has confirmed she will not be returning to training for the new Women's Championship season, instead concentrating on her career as manager of a care home whilst the coronavirus crisis continues.

The defender told liverpoolfc.com : "Unfortunately with the current situation it’s made me have to make a decision, one that’s been awful and I’ve...

tennis, women's tennis, women's sport

Fed Cup star Swan given wild card for Progress Tour Championships

Katie Swan will join fellow British Fed Cup stars Heather Watson, Harriet Dart and Katie Boulter at this week's Progress Tour Women's Championships after being given a late wild card. She replaces Samantha Murray who has withdrawn through injury.

The 21-year-old will join Watson as well as Maia Lumsden and Alicia Barnett in Group Elena Baltacha in the round robin event. Dart and...

rugby, women's rugby, RFU

Community rugby likely to be reduced from 15-a-side

Women and schools rugby teams are likely to face major short-term changes to the sport - including the reduction of the number of players on each side - as the Rugby Football Union searches for ways to resume training and playing in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.

The RFU has reacted to the latest government framework for the return of recreational team sport which came into...

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Premier 15s teams given green light to return to training

The Rugby Football Union has confirmed women's elite rugby players can return to training under the same criteria as elite men. The Premier 15s teams are eligible to follow the men's Premiership Rugby clubs in moving to Stage 2 of the Elite Sport Return to Training guidelines which allowed players to resume full-contact training in small groups.

A statement from the RFU said: "...

Cricket, women's cricket, girls cricket, ECB, England, England cricket, Surrey Women, Middlesex Women

Cricket returns as London Cup clash is confirmed for 22 July

The first domestic women's cricket match of the summer will be played on Wednesday 22 July after it was announced Surrey Women would face Middlesex Women in the T20 London Cup at the Kia Oval.

Former England star Ebony Rainford-Brent will coach the Surrey side whilst Beth Morgan is in charge of Middlesex. The London Cup has been competed for every year since 2015, with Middlesex...

Arsenal, women's football, women's sport

New Arsenal signings available for Champions League quarter-final

Arsenal's chances of European success this season have been boosted after UEFA announced their new summer signings will be eligible to play in the Champions League quarter-final against Paris St Germain in August.

Switzerland international Noelle Maritz became Arsenal's fourth summer signing, joining Steph Catley, Lydia Williams and Malin Gut at the club. Caitlin Foord, who moved to...

tennis, women's tennis, women's sport

Fed Cup stars to battle it out at the Progress Tour Championships

British Fed Cup stars Harriet Dart and Katie Boulter will go head-to-head after being drawn in the same group at the Progress Tour Women’s Championships.

The event, taking place from 14-18 July at the LTA's National Tennis Centre features some of Britain's top tennis talent. Joining Dart and Boulter in Group Anne Keothavong, named after the Team GB Fed Cup captain, will be Jodie...

golf, women's golf, women's sport

Solheim Cup to keep September 2021 date despite Ryder Cup move

The 2021 Solheim Cup will remain in its current September date, despite the 2020 Ryder Cup being rearranged for the same month. The men's event was moved when it became clear there would be no crowds if it went ahead this year.

Instead it will now take place three weeks after the women's flagship event. Both tournaments will see Europe's top golfers hosted by their American...