Women's sports

Alize Cornet of France reacts during the final game against Mandy Minella of Luxembourg, during the final game at the WTA Ladies Championship tennis tournament in Gstaad, Switzerland, Sunday, July 22, 2018. (Anthony Anex/Keystone via AP)
July 22, 2018 - 8:39 am
GSTAAD, Switzerland (AP) — Too-seeded Alize Cornet of France won her sixth career title by beating Mandy Minella of Luxembourg 6-4, 7-6 (6) in the Ladies' Championship Gstaad final on Sunday. Minella, playing in her first final on tour at age 32, was seeking to become the third mother to win a WTA...
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People follow Brittany Lincicome, front left, during the first day of competition the PGA Tour Barbasol Championship golf tournament at Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville, Ky., Thursday, July 19, 2018. (Silas Walker/Lexington Herald-Leader via AP)
July 21, 2018 - 9:02 pm
NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Brittany Lincicome walked off the 18th green after her first PGA Tour event to applause before stopping on the way to the clubhouse to sign autographs and acknowledge spectators' warm wishes. The LPGA Tour player made sure to savor every moment of a historic weekend she...
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July 21, 2018 - 5:00 pm
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Elena Delle Donne had 30 points and 10 rebounds to help the Washington Mystics beat the New York Liberty 95-78 on Saturday. The All-Star captain had 15 points in the first quarter, hitting all six of her shots — including three 3-pointers. Washington (14-10) led by eight...
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Karsten Warholm of Norway reacts after winning the men's 400 meters hurdles race at the IAAF Diamond League athletics meeting at London Stadium in London, Saturday, July 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
July 21, 2018 - 4:59 pm
LONDON (AP) — World champion Karsten Warholm used the absence of Qatar rival Abderrahman Samba to finally win a 400-meter hurdles at the Anniversary Games on Saturday. And in a Norwegian record, too. Warholm was runner-up to Samba in the previous Diamond League meetings in Rome, Oslo, Stockholm,...
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People follow Brittany Lincicome, front left, during the first day of competition the PGA Tour Barbasol Championship golf tournament at Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville, Ky., Thursday, July 19, 2018. (Silas Walker/Lexington Herald-Leader via AP)
July 21, 2018 - 1:52 pm
NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Brittany Lincicome missed the cut at the Barbasol Championship after shooting a 1-under 71, failing in her bid to become the first female golfer since 1945 to make the cut in a PGA Tour event. The eight-time LPGA Tour winner with two major titles was the first woman since...
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Tom Bosworth of Great Britain crosses the finish line to win the men's 3000 meters race walk and set a new world record at the IAAF Diamond League athletics meeting at London Stadium in London, Saturday, July 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
July 21, 2018 - 11:48 am
LONDON (AP) — Tom Bosworth avoided a race-ending third caution and improved his own walking world record at the London Stadium on Saturday when he clocked 10 minutes, 43.09 seconds in the 3,000 meters. The 28-year-old British walker was yellow-carded twice at the Anniversary Games. Bosworth won...
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July 20, 2018 - 2:28 pm
LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says reports of bleak living and working conditions for members of the women's soccer team he co-owns are "unacceptable" and will be fixed. The Democratic governor says Friday he takes seriously published reports outlining shortcomings with Sky...
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July 20, 2018 - 1:42 pm
LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says reports of bleak living and working conditions for members of the women's soccer team he co-owns are "unacceptable" and will be fixed. The Democratic governor says Friday he takes seriously published reports outlining shortcomings with Sky...
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International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach from Germany attends a press conference after the executive board meeting of the IOC, in Lausanne, Switzerland, Friday, July 20, 2018. (Valentin Flauraud/Keystone via AP)
July 20, 2018 - 1:29 pm
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Despite two possible bidders dropping out in recent weeks, IOC President Thomas Bach says the Olympic body is satisfied with the 2026 Winter Games hosting race. Austrian Olympic officials withdrew a project centered on Graz this month, and voters in Switzerland rejected...
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Former gymnast Sarah Klein, former Michigan State softball player Tiffany Thomas Lopez and gymnast Aly Raisman, from left in front, and others who suffered sexual abuse accept the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage at the ESPY Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Phil McCarten/Invision/AP)
July 19, 2018 - 6:48 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — More than 140 survivors of sexual abuse by a former team doctor for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University joined hands on stage to be honored with the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage at the ESPYs. The women who spoke out against the abuse by Larry Nassar stood together...
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