Women's Sports

Sharapova advances to Shenzhen Open quarterfinals

Jan 2, 2019

Maria Sharapova reached the quarterfinals of the Shenzhen Open after Chinese teenager Wang Xinyu retired in the second set with cramps

Niculescu upsets Ostapenko in 1st round of Shenzhen Open

Jan 1, 2019

Qualifier Monica Niculescu upset fourth-seeded Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia 6-0, 6-2 in the first round of the Shenzhen Open on Tuesday

Sharapova beats Bacsinszky in 1st round of Shenzhen Open

Dec 31, 2018

Maria Sharapova returned to competitive tennis with a 6-2, 7-6(3) win against Timea Bacsinszky in the first round of Shenzhen Open on Monday

Titmus sets world record in short-course 400 freestyle

Dec 14, 2018

Australian swimmer Ariarne Titmus broke a second world record in three days, winning gold in the women's 400-meter freestyle at the world short-course swimming championships

Japan's Seto, American men set short-course world records

Dec 12, 2018

Japan's Daiya Seto upset Chad le Clos and set a world record in the 200-meter butterfly at the world short-course swimming championships

S. Korea's 'Garlic Girls' accuse coaches of derailing team

Nov 15, 2018

South Korea's hugely popular Olympic curlers have accused their coaches of ruining the team with abusive treatment in a dispute that has spoiled one of the year's feel-good stories in sports.

Investigation launched into abuse claims by "Garlic Girls"

Nov 14, 2018

The darlings of South Korea's Winter Olympic team are back in the headlines eight months after their stirring run to a curling silver medal. South Korea's sports ministry is investigating allegations by the so-called Garlic Girls of abuse.

Gaby Lopez hangs on in China to win first LPGA title

Nov 10, 2018

Gaby Lopez won her first LPGA Tour event with a 1-over 73 to finish one shot ahead of Ariya Jutanugarn in the Blue Bay tournament in China. Lopez had bogeys on the last two holes on Saturday at the Jian Lake Blue Bay Golf Club.

Gaby Lopez gets an ace and takes lead in Blue Bay LPGA

Nov 9, 2018

Gaby Lopez shot a hole-in-one for a 6-under 66 and a one-stroke lead over Ariya Jutanugarn after the third round of the Blue Bay LPGA tournament in China

Naomi Osaka headed for big money with Japan, global appeal

Nov 9, 2018

Naomi Osaka headed for big money with both Japanese and global appeal