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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Brittany Lincicome signs autographs for fans following the second round of the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship golf tournament at Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville, Ky., Saturday, July 21, 2018. (Alex Slitz/Lexington Herald-Leader via AP)
July 21, 2018 - 9:36 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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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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July 20, 2018 - 9:41 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A woman who declared herself the "escort queen" of a sex scandal involving the University of Louisville's basketball team has been indicted on theft charges. The Courier Journal reports Katina Powell was indicted by a grand jury Thursday of criminal possession of a forged...
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Troy Merritt lines up a putt during the second round of the Barbasol Championship golf touranment at Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville., Ky., Friday, July 20, 2018. (Silas Walker/Lexington Herald-Leader via AP)
July 20, 2018 - 8:02 pm
NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Troy Merritt and Billy Horschel seized on the tight window of favorable weather to post impressive rounds before the sky eventually turned nasty. The weather stoppage gave Brittany Lincicome her desired Saturday tee time, though the LPGA Tour player must overcome a huge...
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July 20, 2018 - 2:53 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 - 12:29 pm
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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Brittany Lincicome competes in the PGA Tour Barbasol Championship at Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville, Ky., Wednesday, July 18, 2018. (Silas Walker/Lexington Herald-Leader via AP)
July 18, 2018 - 7:21 pm
NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Brittany Lincicome has every reason to be nervous as she chases history. The eight-time LPGA Tour winner hopes to knock out the jitters over first few holes at the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship and play well enough from there to stick around through the weekend. If she...
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International Olympic Committee, IOC, President Thomas Bach from Germany, speaks prior to the opening of the International Olympic Committee, IOC, executive board meeting, in Lausanne, Switzerland, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)
July 18, 2018 - 4:26 pm
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Planning for its next three Olympic Games on Wednesday, the IOC added seven medal events to the 2022 Beijing Winter Games, published a 2020 Tokyo Olympics schedule with no agreement on when to race swimming finals, and set a timetable to add new sports to the 2024 Paris...
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