Women's sports

A child arrives for the semifinal match between Croatia and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, July 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
July 11, 2018 - 10:14 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Sexism has been a bigger problem than racism at the World Cup in Russia, according to anti-discrimination experts advising FIFA. Fans harassing female broadcasters while they worked are among about 30 cases of "sexism on the streets" reported to FIFA by the Fare network. Analyzing the...
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Julia Goerges of Germany returns to Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands during their women's quarterfinal match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Tuesday July 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
July 11, 2018 - 5:47 am
LONDON (AP) — It's been 87 years since two German women played in a Wimbledon final. Julia Goerges likes the sound of a repeat, though. "It sounds crazy to maybe have the chance to share a German final in Wimbledon," Goerges said after she and Angelique Kerber advanced to separate semifinals at the...
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La alemana Angelique Kerber festeja su triunfo por 6-3, 7-5 contra la rusa Daria Kasatkina en cuartos de final del torneo de Wimbledon, Londres, martes 10 de julio de 2018. (AP Foto/Ben Curtis)
July 10, 2018 - 7:23 am
LONDON (AP) — Angelique Kerber reached her third Wimbledon semifinal after converting her seventh match point to beat Daria Kasatkina 6-3, 7-5 on Tuesday, setting up a meeting with former French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko. Ostapenko became the first Latvian woman to make the last four at the...
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Serena Williams of the United States returns the ball to Russia's Evgeniya Rodina during their women's singles match, on day seven of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Monday July 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
July 09, 2018 - 1:28 pm
LONDON (AP) — Not one top-10 seed has made the women's quarterfinals at Wimbledon. Serena Williams will be there, though, after she moved a step closer to an eighth title at the All England Club. Williams reached her 13th Wimbledon quarterfinal by beating Russian qualifier Evgeniya Rodina 6-4, 6-2...
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The family of Rebecca Smith, a sales assistant at the Capital Gazette who died in the June 28 attack on the Annapolis newsroom., receive family and friends at the Duda-Ruck Funeral Home, in Dundalk, Md., Sunday, July 8, 2018. Smith's family held a visitation Sunday afternoon at the funeral home. A memorial will be held in the evening. (Algerina Perna /The Baltimore Sun via AP)
July 09, 2018 - 6:27 am
Capital Gazette staffer Rebecca Smith was sweet and quiet, a good person with a beautiful smile. Editor Gerald Fischman, friends said, was a shy but gifted writer who expressed his brilliant intellect through his editorials. Both victims of the June 28 newsroom shooting that killed five people in...
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Sei Young Kim reacts after making birdie on No. 5 during the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic golf tournament Sunday, July 8, 2018, in Oneida, Wis. (Jim Matthews/The Post-Crescent via AP)
July 08, 2018 - 7:43 pm
ONEIDA, Wis. (AP) — Sei Young Kim watched her 12-foot birdie putt break toward the hole and disappear into the cup, putting her in territory no one had ever been on the LPGA Tour. She reached 30-under par in the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic. And she wasn't finished. Kim added yet another birdie,...
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Serena Williams of the United States fails to return the ball to France's Kristina Mladenovic during their women's singles match, on the fifth day of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Friday July 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 08, 2018 - 7:40 am
LONDON (AP) — When Serena Williams steps out on Centre Court to play Evgeniya Rodina in Wimbledon's fourth round on Monday, it will be a rare meeting of Mom vs. Mom. Such matchups could happen with greater frequency as parenthood becomes increasingly popular on the women's tennis tour. There were a...
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Sei Young Kim reacts to a narrowly missed putt on the fifth hole during the third round of the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic golf tournament Saturday, July 7, 2018 in Oneida, Wis. (Jim Matthews/The Post-Crescent via AP)
July 07, 2018 - 9:25 pm
ONEIDA, Wis. (AP) — Sei Young Kim won't only be chasing a victory at the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic on Sunday. She will also be chasing history. Sei Young Kim shot an 8-under-par 64 in the third round of Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic on Saturday to tie Annika Sorenstam's 54-hole record of 24...
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July 06, 2018 - 5:54 pm
ONEIDA, Wis. (AP) — Sei Young Kim birdied her first four holes Friday to shoot a 7-under 65 and surge to the lead after the second round of the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic. Kim was at 16-under 128 — tied for the tour's lowest of the season — and four shots ahead of Yu Liu. Jump-started by an...
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Spain's Garbine Muguruza leaves the court after losing her women's singles match against Alison Van Uytvanck of Belgium, on the fourth day at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Thursday July 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 06, 2018 - 3:17 am
LONDON (AP) — Roger Federer and Serena Williams will try to avoid further upsets at Wimbledon as the third round begins on Friday. Federer was set to play Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany and Williams faced Kristina Mladenovic of France as they continue their quests for a ninth and eighth Wimbledon...
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