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Washington Mystics prepare for first-round ‘chess match’ in playoff series vs. Seattle Storm
In a matchup of No. 4 vs. No. 5, Seattle and Washington boast matching records and similar bragging rights, setting up a strategic playoffs battle.
Olympic champion Ellia Green comes out as transgender, advocates for inclusion
“Banning transgender people from sport is disgraceful and hurtful,” says 2016 Olympic gold medalist Ellia Green. “It only means the rates of suicide and mental health issues will get even worse.”
Aliyah Boston snags spot on USA Basketball training camp roster
USA Basketball on Tuesday announced the 28 athletes that will participate in next month’s women’s national team training camp, which will determine the roster for the 2022 FIBA Women’s...
Liz Cambage says she’s leaving WNBA ‘for the time being’
Liz Cambage announced she is stepping away from the WNBA "for the time being," addressing her contract divorce from the Los Angeles Sparks for the first time.
Oksana Masters wins thrilling road race, double gold at Para Cycling Worlds
While Oksana Master's had a massive two-minute victory in the time trial, her road race win came down to a thrilling sprint determined by by inches.
Saki Baba wins 2022 U.S. Women’s Amateur in historic blowout (video)
Saki Baba routed Monet Chun of Canada 11 and 9 on Sunday to become the second Japanese winner in U.S. Women’s Amateur history.
Brittney Griner appeals nine-year sentence, talks of prisoner swap continue
Brittney Griner's lawyers filed an appeal of her nine-year Russian prison sentence for drug possession, Russian news agencies reported Monday.
Las Vegas Aces lock up No. 1 seed with win over Seattle Storm in season finale
The Las Vegas Aces wrapped their regular season on a satisfying note Sunday, beating the Seattle Storm and locking up the No. 1 seed in the WNBA playoffs.
Connecticut Sun end Minnesota Lynx’s season as Sylvia Fowles plays final WNBA game
The Connecticut Sun ended the Minnesota Lynx’s season Sunday, winning 90-83 and handing a defeat to future Hall-of-Famer Sylvia Fowles her final WNBA game.
Knight and Coyne headline U.S. women’s hockey roster for 2022 Worlds
USA Hockey announced the 23-player roster for the 2022 IIHF Women's World Championship. It is the first time Women's Worlds will be held in an Olympic year.
Sylvia Fowles enjoys heartfelt retirement celebration despite Lynx loss to Storm
The Minnesota Lynx may have fallen to the Seattle Storm on Friday night, but the loss didn’t dampen the celebration for future Hall-of-Famer Sylvia Fowles.
USWNT $24M equal pay settlement deal approved by judge
The proposed $24 million settlement between U.S. women soccer players and U.S. Soccer was given preliminary approval by a federal judge.
Sylvia Fowles still learning as Minnesota Lynx aim for WNBA playoff spot
There are only two regular season games left for the Minnesota Lynx, who’ve leaned hard on Sylvia Fowles for eight of her 15 years in the WNBA.
After 16-year hiatus, women’s championship tour returns to Teahupo’o
Surfing's international federation stopped holding women's contests at Teahupo'o in 2006, citing safety concerns. The infamous reef break's name roughly translates to "wall of skulls."
2022 ISPS Handa World Invitational: Who’s playing, how to watch innovative two-field event
Pajaree Anannarukarn returns to the site of her maiden LPGA win at the 2022 ISPS Handa World Invitational, hosted at Galgorm Castle GC in Northern Ireland.
Aliphine Tuliamuk to make marathon return at 2022 New York City Marathon
U.S. Olympian Aliphine Tuliamuk will make her return to marathon competition this November at the 2022 TCS New York City Marathon.
Serena Williams plans to retire from tennis after 2022 U.S. Open
Serena Williams, the 23-time Grand Slam champion, said she plans to retire from tennis after the 2022 U.S. Open, which begins later this month.
Diana Taurasi to miss rest of 2022 WNBA season with quad strain
The Phoenix Mercury announced on Monday that Diana Taurasi will miss the remainder of the 2022 WNBA season due to a quad strain.
The words that sparked Natasha Cloud’s social justice fight? ‘We need your help’
Washington Mystics guard Natasha Cloud sits down with On Her Turf to discuss what motivated her to dedicate herself to social justice advocacy.
2022 U.S. Women’s Amateur: How to watch, who’s playing at Chambers Bay
Jensen Castle takes aim at her 2021 title defense when the 122nd U.S. Women's Amateur kicks off Monday at Chambers Bay Golf Course in Washington.
NCAA women’s basketball tournament to feature two regional sites for 2023
The NCAA women’s basketball tournament is going to a two-host format for its regional rounds in 2023, with teams playing in Seattle and Greenville, S.C.
NCAA conferences wrestle with equal pay for women’s basketball referees
As the NCAA examines disparities across men’s and women’s sports, pressure is rising to pay college basketball referees equally during the regular season.
Brittney Griner: Could a prisoner swap between U.S., Russia bring her home?
Now that Brittney Griner has been convicted of drug possession and sentenced to nine years in a Russian prison, could a prisoner swap bring her home?
Brittney Griner verdict: Basketball world, politicians react to sentencing
Reactions pour in after WNBA start Brittney Griner was convicted and sentenced to nine years in prison for drug possession and smuggling in Russia on Thursday.
Brittney Griner sentenced to nine years in prison by Russian judge
A judge in Russia convicted American basketball star Brittney Griner of drug possession and smuggling Thursday and sentenced her to nine years in prison.
Women’s Tour de France revival is reminder that ‘the fight for equality is far from over’
Women's Tour de France: From prize money to media coverage to the number of races and stages, there are plenty of gender disparities that remain in cycling's most iconic event.
2022 AIG Women’s Open: How to watch, who’s playing the historic major at Muirfield
The women’s major season comes to a close this week at the AIG Women’s Open, the fifth and final major of 2022, hosted at historic Muirfield in Scotland.
2022 Women’s Tour de France: Results, highlights, event history, stage details and more
2022 Women's Tour de France viewing guide: How to watch (tv and streaming), race schedule, stage details, event history, prize money and more.
Video: Annemiek van Vleuten wins 2022 Women’s Tour de France
Annemiek van Vleuten won the 2022 Women's Tour de France, overcoming a brutal stomach flu and mechincal issues during the eighth and final stage.
Tour de France: Annemiek van Vleuten takes yellow jersey with dominant solo ride (video)
2022 Women's Tour de France: Just days after falling ill, Annemiek van Vleuten won stage seven of the Tour de France Femmes and took control of the yellow jersey.
Video: After massive crash, Wiebes claims second stage win of 2022 Women’s Tour de France
The fifth and longest stage of the 2022 Women's Tour de France came down to a final sprint, with Lorena Wiebes out-lasting Elisa Balsamo and Marianne Vos to take the win.
Marianne Vos maintains Women’s Tour de France lead as Reusser takes stage four (video)
2022 Women's Tour de France: Marianne Vos maintained her lead - and the yellow jersey - while Marlen Reusser had a dominant solo ride to win stage four.
Brittney Griner testifies in Russian trial, says she received incomplete translation
Brittney Griner testified at her drug trial in Russia that a language interpreter translated only a fraction of what was said and officials instructed her to sign documents without explanation.
Women’s Tour de France: Uttrup Ludwig wins emotional stage 3, Vos keeps yellow jersey (video)
2022 Tour de France Femmes: Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig won stage three after a "f---ing, s--- day" while Annemiek van Vleuten revealed she has been struggling due to illness.
Marianne Vos leads Women’s Tour de France as stage two brings crashes and chaos
2022 Women's Tour de France: The yellow jersey now belongs to Dutch cyclist Marianne Vos, who out-sprinted Silvia Persico and Kasia Niewiadoma to win Monday's stage.
Tobi Amusan wins 100m hurdles after breaking world record in semi (video)
Two hours after Tobi Amusan broke the women's 100m hurdles world record in her semifinal heat, she won the world title in the event at Oregon2022.
Athing Mu becomes first American woman to win 800m, keeps win streak alive (video)
Athing Mu won the women's 800m at the 2022 World Track and Field Championships, holding off Great Britain's Keely Hodgkinson in a thrilling sprint.
2022 World Track and Field Championships: Day-by-day schedule for women’s events at Oregon22
2022 World Athletics Championships: A day-by-day guide to the biggest women's events at Oregon22 and details on how to watch (TV and streaming).
Tsegay wins women’s 5000m world title after dramatic last lap (video)
Ethiopia's Gudaf Tsegay powered through a chaotic final lap to win the women's 5000m world title at the 2022 World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon.
Ayesha McGowan pushes for more diverse peloton in future Tour de France Femmes
As the first American Black women in pro cycling, Ayesha McGowan advocates for more diversity within the peloton ahead of the first Tour de France Femmes.
Video: Sydney McLaughlin breaks 400m hurdles world record again
Sydney McLaughlin ran a jaw-dropping 50.68 seconds to win the women's 400m hurdles title at Oregon22, breaking the world record for a fourth time in 13 months.
Video: Kara Winger’s final javelin throw results in first ever medal for U.S. women
Kara Winger won her first ever medal -- on her sixth and final throw, at her sixth and final world championships -- during Friday night's javelin final.
Allyson Felix to return to world championships for women’s 4x400m relay
Turns out, Allyson Felix hasn’t run her last race. The most decorated athlete in track and field world championship history will return to Eugene to compete in the preliminaries of the women’s 4x400 relay.
Video: Shericka Jackson runs second fastest 200m in history, breaks world championship record
Shericka Jackson won the 2022 women's 200m world title in the second fastest time in history (behind only Florence Griffith Joyner's world record).
Annemiek van Vleuten, Demi Vollering chart different paths to first Tour de France Femmes
All eyes are on top-ranked Dutch cyclists Annemiek van Vleuten and Demi Vollering, and their decidedly different paths to the first Tour de France Femmes.
2022 U.S. Classic field headlined by Leanne Wong, Kayla DiCello
Kayla DiCello and Leanne Wong headline the U.S. Classic field, while Olympians Jade Carey and Jordan Chiles are expected to compete at U.S. Championships in August.
Athing Mu aims to keep unbeaten streak alive in World Track and Field Championships debut
Two-time Olympic gold medalist Athing Mu aims to keep her unbeaten streak alive when she makes her World Track & Field Championships debut this week in Eugene.

The Sisterhood


Episode 1: The Journey

With three weeks until UCA Cheerleading Nationals, the women of Seward Park Cheerleading on New York’s Lower East Side have to not only get their routine together in time but raise the money needed to get there.


Episode 2: The Destination

The clock is running out on Seward Park’s prep time before UCA Nationals. With one week to go, the team gears up for their last tune up meet - only to have almost everything fall apart.

Hockey is for Her


Engel-Natzke showing the way for women in hockey

From club hockey to the University of Wisconsin to the AHL's Hershey Bears, Emily Engel-Natzke has been blazing a trail and helping to show girls and women everywhere that hockey is for everyone.


NHL, Isles fostering growth for women in hockey

Alexis Moed gives an inside look at her role as founder and president of the Islanders Girls Elite Hockey Program and talks about how the NHL Female Coaches Association Program is supporting women in the league.



Diggins uses platform to combat climate change

American cross-country skier Jessie Diggins explains how her love for outdoor sports created her passion for fighting to protect our planet.


Coyne Schofield pursuing gender equity in hockey

Kendall Coyne Schofield is out to prove that women deserve a place in the sport of hockey all the way up to the professional level.

On the Tee


Lewis excited for future of golf, women in sports

Mom, golfer and advocate Stacy Lewis spoke with Troy Mullins at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship about her daughter Chesnee and the future of golf.


Mariah Stackhouse inspiring on the golf course

Ahead of the KPMGGolf Women’s PGA Championships, LPGA golfer Mariah Stackhouse talks about being able to use her platform to help encourage diversity in golf.