Women's Sports

Undergrad Chen set to face Hanyu at figure skating worlds

Mar 18, 2019

Defending champion Nathan Chen heads to the world figure skating championships in Japan balancing the rigors of competition with the scholastic requirements of being an undergraduate at Yale

Namibian Johannes wins Nagoya Women's Marathon

Mar 10, 2019

Helalia Johannes of Namibia won the Nagoya Women's Marathon, upsetting Kenyans Visiline Jepkesho and Valary Jemeli

Liu Hong of China sets WR in women's 50K race walk

Mar 9, 2019

Liu Hong of China has set a world record in the women's 50-kilometer race walk, becoming the first woman to finish the event in under 4 hours

2022 Asian Games to include athletes from Oceania

Mar 4, 2019

Basketball, volleyball and soccer players from Australia and other Oceania countries will be permitted to compete at the next edition of the Asian Games

Park wins 6th LPGA title with final-round 64 in Singapore

Mar 3, 2019

Sung Hyun Park made sure there were no anxious moments as she closed in on her sixth LPGA Tour victory on Sunday at the HSBC Women's World Championship

Ethiopian Legese wins rain-hit Tokyo Marathon, Chumba third

Mar 3, 2019

Ethiopia's Birhanu Legese won the rain-hit Tokyo Marathon, denying defending champion Dickson Chumba of Kenya a third consecutive title

Ariya Jutanugarn moves into 1st place at LPGA Singapore

Mar 2, 2019

The No. 1 player in the world is No. 1 after three rounds at the HSBC Women's World Championship

American Amy Olson leads by 2 strokes at LPGA Singapore

Mar 1, 2019

Amy Olson's eagle on the front nine and a late birdie on the 16th hole were enough for the American to emerge from a five-way tie from the first-round lead to shoot a 3-under 69 and take a two-stroke lead after two rounds at the LPGA Singapore tournament.

Five tied for LPGA Singapore lead, Michelle Wie out injured

Mar 1, 2019

No. 1-ranked Ariya Jutanugarn's 10-foot birdie putt on the 17th hole gave her a 4-under 68 and a five-way share of the first-round lead at the HSBC Women's World Championship on Thursday

Healthy Wie returns to Singapore aiming to defend title

Feb 27, 2019

The LPGA Tour completes its four-week swing through Australia and Asia with a healthy Michelle Wie aiming to defend her title at the HSBC Women's World Championship at Sentosa Golf Club's Tanjong course