Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015 – The unthinkable has happened. Rhonda Rousey, 28, who was undefeated up until tonight, was knocked out in the second round by Holly Holm, 34 at UFC 193.
Holm pulled off the biggest upset in UFC history with her second-round knockout of Ronda Rousey at UFC 193 in Melbourne, Australia.
At 4′8″ Simone Biles is packed full of energy, enthusiasm, and lots of talent, to say the least. Biles, dubbed the “Queen of U.S Gymnastics” by many, has accomplished plenty to earn that title. Biles became the first African-American to win the World All-Around title, and most recently, winning her third straight World All-Around title [...]
GLASGOW, Great Britain, Oct. 29, 2015 – Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre, became the first woman in history to win three straight World all-around titles tonight at the 2015 World Gymnastics Championships at the SSE Hydro Arena in Glasgow, Great Britain. 2012 Olympic all-around champion Gabrielle Douglas of Virginia Beach, Va./Buckeye Gymnastics, was [...]
The USA has now won the last three women’s World team titles (2011, 2014, 2015) and the team gold at the 2012 Olympic Games. This brings the USA’s total World team titles to five. Romania was the last country to win three consecutive women’s World team titles as part of their string of five in [...]
GLASGOW, Great Britain, Oct. 27, 2015 – The U.S. women made U.S. gymnastics history by winning the team title at the 2015 World Gymnastics Championships at the SSE Hydro Arena in Glasgow, Great Britain, marking the first time the USA has won three consecutive World team titles. The U.S. men will compete in the men’s [...]
Mary Abigail Wambach grew up in Rochester, N.Y., the youngest of seven children and excelled at soccer from the beginning, scoring 27 goals in her first three games at the age of five, necessitating a switch to competing against boys.
~Wambach retires having played in four Women’s World Cup tournaments, capping her career as a [...]
WORLD’S ALL-TIME LEADING SCORER ABBY WAMBACH ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT
U.S. Legend Will Play Final National Team Match on Dec. 16 in New Orleans
CHICAGO (Oct. 27, 2015) – Abby Wambach, the leading scorer in the history of international soccer and one of the world’s all-time greatest players, has announced her retirement.
Wambach, 35, will end a spectacular 15-year international career [...]
A new champion will be crowned at the year end finals.
SINGAPORE PREVIEW: EXPERT PREDICTIONS
SINGAPORE – A changing of the guard at the top of women’s tennis? No. But a changing of the guard at the WTA Finals? That was guaranteed when reigning three-time champion Serena Williams pulled out. Who will be the next champion at the BNP Paribas [...]
New York City, NY (October 20, 2015) – The Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF)—the leading authority on the participation of women and girls in sports— celebrated the biggest night in female sports at its 36th Annual Salute to Women in Sports Awards gala at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.
Eleven-time Paralympic medalist Tatyana McFadden (Track & [...]
October 20, 2015 – New York City ~
Indiana Fever All-Star Tamika Catchings was in New York City at the 36th Annual Salute to Women in Sports at Cipriani on Wall Street. Catchings, was on hand to present the SportsWoman of the Year award. The 10-time WNBA All-Star and 3-time Olympic Gold Medalist will [...]