Clearly hobbled by an injury, Venus Williams managed to collect the 47th WTA title of her illustrious career, and more importantly her biggest in more than five years – her last title at the Premier 5 level or higher came at another Premier 5-level event, the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, in February 2010.
PORTLAND, Ore. (Oct. 1, 2015) – FC Kansas City became the first team to win back-to-back championships as Amy Rodriguez scored and Nicole Barnhart made three saves to lead the Blues to a 1-0 victory over Seattle Reign FC on Thursday night in the 2015 NWSL Championship Game at Providence Park in Portland, Ore.
Rodriguez’s goal [...]
Bartoletta wins Long Jump gold medals 10 years apart
8/28/2015, BEIJING –In 2005, Tianna Bartoletta was a surprise world champion in Helsinki, topping the world before her 20th birthday. Ten years and one 4×100m world record later, she entered Beijing as the world leader. She lived up to her ranking, prevailing over two national records to [...]
Flushing Meadows, NY ~ 08/26/15 - The last time we saw 19-year old Victoria Duval at the US Open, was in 2013 when she made headlines with her victory over the 11th seeded Sam Stosur. After qualifying for the US Open, Duval won her first-round match by a score of 5–7, 6–4, 6–4 against Top 15 [...]
BEIJING — A pair of American women competing in their first IAAF World Championships turned in bronze medal-winning performances Monday night in Beijing.
Tori Bowie (Sandhill, Miss.) and Emily Infeld (Cleveland, Ohio) each placed third at opposite ends of the running-event spectrum, with Bowie placing third in the 100 and Infeld grabbing bronze in the 10,000m [...]
IAAF World Championships, Bejing 2015 update: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (JAM) wins gold in the 100m, Tori Bowie (USA) takes bronze
It was one of the most anticipated events of the championships, and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce did not let the fans down. The Jamaican dominated the field in spectacular fashion taking the 100m victory in 10.76. She now holds three world championship titles, making her the most decorated woman in the event’s history.
Running two lanes to the [...]
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Katie Ledecky is the third swimmer and first woman to win four individual gold medals at the World Championships.
On Aug. 8, 2015, the great Ledecky finished another perfect World Championships with an 800m freestyle title, becoming the first swimmer to sweep the 200m, 400m, 800m and 1500m frees at a [...]
Former NY Liberty and San Antonio Silver Stars guard Becky Hammon was in New York on Sunday, August 2nd to be inducted into the NY Liberty ‘Ring of Honor.’
Hammon signed with the Liberty as an undrafted free agent on May 19, 1999, and played for New York until 2006. She helped lead the franchise to [...]
Former NY Liberty and San Antonio Silver Stars guard Becky Hammon was in New York on Sunday to be inducted into the NY Liberty ‘Ring of Honor.’
Hammon signed with the Liberty as an undrafted free agent on May 19, 1999, and played for New York until 2006. She helped lead the franchise to three WNBA [...]
Sue Bird becomes the first player in WNBA history to score at least 5000 points and dish out 2000 assists
The storied career of Sue Bird continues. Bird, hit a 3-pointer against the NY Liberty on Sunday to become the first player in WNBA history to score 5,000 points to go along with 2,000 assists. The Storm lost the game to NY at the Garden, but the All-Star did not lose sight of where she [...]