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2014 Road World Championships: Women’s Team Time Trials: Crash

The Rabo Liv Women Cycling Team had a nasty crash that imploded their team near the finish line.

2014 Road World Championships: Women’s Team Time Trials: Winner Interview

Evelyn Stevens (USA) talks about getting the gold for the Women’s Team Time Trials event at the UCI Road World Championships.

2014 Road World Championships: Women’s Team Time Trials: Winner

Specialized Lululemon won the Team Time Trial Event 1:17 minutes ahead of Orica’s Australian team with a total of 43:33.35.

2014 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: Ponferrada, Spain: Women’s Elite Team Time Trial

The 2014 UCI Road World Championships consist of 12 events for elite, under-23 and junior cyclists. It will be the 81st Road World Championships and the seventh time that Spain will host the championships since they were held in Lasarte (1965), Montjuïc (1973), Barcelona (1984), Benidorm (1992), San Sebastian (1997) and Madrid (2005).

Asian Olympic boss unsure why Saudi Arabia excluded women

(Reuters) – Asia’s top Olympic official is unsure why Saudi Arabia excluded women from their team for the Asian Games and says he thought the Islamic kingdom had “broken the ice” when they picked female competitors for the London Olympics. Saudi Arabia is the only country among the 45 competing nations at the Asian Games, […]

Colombian Women’s Nude Cycling Kit “Unacceptable,” UCI Says

Ma che divisa xe questa ? E un poco de rispetto par le donne no ? @Col_Coldeportes @BiciGoga @colombiacycling pic.twitter.com/MPcXdpLdYN — MorenoBreda (@Morenik_) September 13, 2014 Sept 15 (Reuters) – Flesh-coloured kit that makes a Colombian women’s cycling team look naked below the waist has been described as unacceptable by the sport’s governing body. Photographs […]

2014 Continental Cup: Hassan wins Women’s 1500m

Sifan Hassan (NED) gets the win for Team Europe at 4:05.99, beating Shannon Rowbury (USA) by 1.22 seconds.

2014 Continental Cup: Coburn wins Women’s Steeplechase

In the Women’s 3,000m Steeplechase, Emma Coburn (USA) gets the win for Team Americas as 9:50.67, as Hiwot Ayalew (ETH) stumbles on the last barrier, by .92 seconds.

2014 Continental Cup: Americas wins Women’s 4x400m

Team Americas featuring Christine Day, Francena McCorory, Steph McPherson and Novlene Williams-Mills, gets the win at 3:20.93. Beating Europe by 3.19 seconds, but Team Europe has a stranglehold on the Cup in points.

2014 Continental Cup: Kuchina wins Women’s High Jump

In Women’s High Jump, Maria Kuchina (RUS) gets the win for Team Europe, as the only one to clear 1.99 meters. Chaunte Lowe (USA), finishes a rough season, with a season best as only 1.97 meters in 2nd.

2014 Continental Cup: Sum wins Women’s 800m

Eunice Sum (KEN) gets the win for Team Africa at 1:58.21, beating Ajee Wilson (USA), the Americas, by 1.86 seconds.

2014 Continental Cup: McCorory wins Women’s 400m

Francena McCorory (USA) gets the win at 49.94, beating Novlene Williams-Mills (JAM) by .14 seconds. But both are on Team Americas, moving the Americas up to second in the standing.

2014 Continental Cup: Campbell-Brown wins Women’s 100m

Veronica Campbell-Brown (JAM) gets the win for team Americas at 11.08, as Michelle-Lee Ahye (TRI), just barely, at 11.25 picks up 2nd for the Americas as well.

2014 Continental Cup: Dibaba wins Women’s 3000m

Genzebe Dibaba (ETH) get the win for team Africa at 8:57.53. Beating Meraf Bahta (SWE) by .95.

2014 Continental Cup: Team Americas win Women’s 4x100m

In a team featuring Veronica Campbell-Brown (JAM) and Michelle-Lee Ahya (USA) with Tianna Baroletta (USA) and Samantha Henry-Robinson (JAM), Team Americas gets the win at 42.44, beating Team Europe by .54 seconds.

Women front and center of Japan’s Asian Games team

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/ISSEI KATO (Reuters) – Japan heads to the Asian Games with the team’s top two symbolic leadership roles filled by women for the first time in what may mark a growing focus on women’s sports in its traditionally male-dominated society. Giving the roles of captain and flag bearer to women at the could be […]

IOC meets Saudi Olympic chief, discuss women in Games

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/SUZANNE PLUNKETT (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee has met with the new Saudi Arabian Olympic chief to discuss women’s participation in the Games among other issues, amid the country’s failure to send any female athletes to the Asian Games. IOC President Thomas Bach said new Saudi Olympic chief Prince Abdullah bin Musaed bin […]

Asian Games: Women sidelined as Saudi Arabia selects all-male team

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/LUCY NICHOLSO (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia has failed to include a single female athlete in its 199-strong team for the upcoming Asian Games in South Korea, saying its women are not sufficiently competitive. The Saudi stance sparked criticism from Human Rights Watch, which condemned its all-male line-up, saying the ultra-conservative state was shutting the door […]

2014 Mountain Bike World Championships: Hafjell: Women’s Elite Downhill: Atherton 2nd

Great Britain was able to take the top 3 spots in the Elite Women’s Downhill Final, with Rachel Atherton coming in 2nd only .088 seconds behind Manon Carpenter.

2014 Mountain Bike World Championships: Hafjell: Women’s Elite Downhill: Winner

Great Bitain get’s the top 3 places, with Manon Carpenter at the top, winning the downhill even in a total of 3:49.407.

2014 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships: Hafjell-Lillehammer, Norway: Women’s & Men’s Elite DHI

The Hafjell Bike Park is the ultimate mountain biking and trials playground and one of the leading facilties of its kind in Europe. The park offers 14 trails, covering 25 km in total, with a level of difficulty ranging from green to black spread over an elevation of 790 meters. It is one of the most progressive bike parks in Europe and keeps expanding at a high pace to maintain it’s position is one of the top tracks on the continent.

2014 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships: Hafjell-Lillehammer, Norway: Women’s & Men’s Elite XCO

The Hafjell Bike Park is the ultimate mountain biking and trials playground and one of the leading facilties of its kind in Europe. The park offers 14 trails, covering 25 km in total, with a level of difficulty ranging from green to black spread over an elevation of 790 meters. It is one of the most progressive bike parks in Europe and keeps expanding at a high pace to maintain it’s position is one of the top tracks on the continent.

2014 World Equestrian Games: Eccles wins Women’s Vaulting

On day two of Women’s Vaulting, Joanne Eccles (GBR), riding WH Bentley, posts the highest score at 9.119, winning the Gold.

2014 Mountain Bike World Championships: Hafjell: Women’s Race

In the women’s race, Kathrin Stirnemann (SUI) and Linda Indergand (SUI) take first and 2nd, respectively, in the cross country event.

2014 Mountain Bike World Championships: Hafjell: Women’s Winner Interview

Kathrin Stirnemann (SUI) talks about winning the women’s final in the Mountain Bike World Championships in Hafjell, Norway.

Poland’s Wlodarczyk sets women’s hammer world record

(Reuters) – Poland’s European hammer champion Anita Wlodarczyk set a world record of 79.58 metres at the ISTAF meeting in Berlin’s Olympic stadium on Sunday. The London 2012 Olympics silver medallist improved the world record by 16 centimetres from the 79.42 set by Germany’s Betty Heidler in 2011. Heidler finished second on Sunday. “A standing […]

2014 ITU World Triathlon Series: Edmonton: Women’s Race

American Gwen Jorgensen becomes World Champ after she won the ITU Triathlon in Edmonton in a total of 2:00:05, with Sarah Groff (USA) coming in 4th.

2014 ITU World Triathlon Series: Edmonton: Women’s Interviews

Gwen Jorgensen (USA) and Andrea Hewitt (GBR) talk about getting 1st and 2nd at the Edmonton Triathlon, respectively.

2014 ITU World Triathlon Series: Stockholm: Women’s Crash

The Japanese rider lost focus for a second and crashed out in the bike portion of the triathlon.

2014 Diamon d League: Zurich: British Women win 4x100m

Philip, Nelson, Onuora and Henry upset both the Americans and the Jamaicans in the non-Diamond League race by .12 seconds. With a time of 42.21 seconds, they set a British Record as well.

2014 ITU World Triathlon Series: Stockholm: Women’s Race

Sarah Groff gets gold in the women’s triathlon, putting her in 2nd overall, 1st being Gwen Jorgensen. Groff’s total time for the triathlon was 1:03:00.

2014 Youth Olympics: Women’s Basketball Gold Final

In Women’s 3-on-3 Basketball Final, After a slow start, Team USA eventually buries the Netherlands 19-10 for the Gold. It was the first of their 13 games that didn’t end with them scoring 21 points (which would end a game early).

Simone Biles Wins Senior Women’s All-Around Championship

Simone Biles at the 2014 P&G Championships (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports) PITTSBURGH, Pa., Aug. 23, 2014 – Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre, won her second consecutive senior women’s all-around title at the 2014 P&G Gymnastics Championships at Pittsburgh’s CONSOL Energy Center. Biles repeated with a two-day total of 122.550 points. Biles began on floor […]

2014 Youth Olympics: Foster Gets Bronze in Women’s Long Jump

In the Women’s Long Jump Event, American Rhesa Foster gets bronze and Yelyzaveta Baby (UKR) gets gold.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Stare Jablonki: Women’s Top Scores

Check out the best scores of the medal matches, with some great rallies, quick shots and nice saves as Larissa Franca and Talita Da Rocha take Gold and Katrin Holtwick and Ilka Semmler (GER) take Bronze.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Stare Jablonki: Women’s Gold

Larissa Franca and Talita Da Rocha (BRA) defeat Laura Ludwig with new partner Julia Sude (GER) 21-14, 19-21, 16-14. It’s their second straight Gold medal this season.

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Stare Jablonki: Women’s Bronze

Katrin Holtwick and Ilka Semmler (GER) claim Bronze over Taiana Lima and Fernanda Alves (BRA), 21-17, 21-16. It’s their four medal this season and their first Bronze, in a great year for them.

2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Grand Slam: Stare Jablonki, Poland: Women’s Bronze & Gold

The FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour is in Poland this week – on the site of last year’s massive US$1,000,000 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships – for the very popular double-gender US$800,000 FIVB Stare Jablonki Grand Slam, which will take place on the spacious and picturesque grounds of the pristine Hotel Anders.

2014 Youth Olympics: Women’s Gold Shoot Out

In Women’s Basketball Shoot-Out, Lucia Togores Carpintero (ESP) nails a big three pointer to give her the Gold with seven points. Meanwhile Katie Lou Samuelson (USA) took Bronze with a score of 4.

2014 Youth Olympics: Women’s Rugby Semi-Finals

In the Women’s Rugby Sevens, Team USA suffered defeat at the hands of Australia, and China’s winning streak can to an end in a rematch with Canada. Australia and Canada will now play for the Gold.

2014 Youth Olympics: Women’s Triathlon: Brittany Dutton wins

Women’s Sprint Triathlon, Brittany Dutton (AUS) claims gold by 37 seconds over Stephanie Jenks (USA) who took Silver.

2014 Youth Olympics: Women’s Beach Volleyball: USA vs BRA

In Pool Play Muno and Caputo (USA) come up short against Duda and Patty (BRA), with the final score of 18-21, 11-21

2014 Youth Olympics: Day 1: Women’s USA Rugby

After the first day of Pool Play, Team USA has tied with Spain and lost to Canada, giving them a record of 0-1-1, and a tough road to advance.

2014 Women’s Rugby World Cup: FINAL: Interviews

English Captain Katey Mclean talks about winning the World Cup and Canadian Captain Kelly Russell talks about the loss and playing in the World Cup.

2014 Women’s Rugby World Cup: FINAL: Winning Tries

As Canada matched England Penalty kick for Penalty Kick, it was England’s two tries, by Danielle Waterman and Emily Scarratt, that won the game and the Cup.

2014 Women’s Rugby World Cup: FINAL: England vs Canada

In their fourth straight final, England finally gets the win and the World Cup, their second Cup title (1994). Keeping Canada try-less, 21-9. It was 13-13 when they met in pool play.

2014 Rugby Women’s World Cup: 5th Place Match: NZL vs. USA Top Tries

Watch the top tries from the New Zealond domination against the USA women’s rugby team.

2014 Rugby Women’s World Cup: 5th Place Match: USA vs New Zealand

With a quiet start, New Zealand finds their groove and beats USA 55-5 and finishing the World Cup in 5th place overall.

2014 Rugby Women’s World Cup: 5th Place Match: NZL vs. USA Tackles

Watch the hardest tackles from the USA vs. New Zealand World Cup match from Paris, France.

2014 Rugby Women’s World Cup: 5th Place Match: New Zealand Performs Haka

The New Zealand women’s rugby team perform their Haka for the USA after the national anthems were played.

2014 Rugby Women’s World Cup: Paris: New Zealand Interview

The Team Captain of New Zealand Women’s Rugby, Fiao’o Fa’amausili talks about beating the US and getting 5th in the 2014 Women’s Rugby World Cup.

2014 IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup: Paris, France: England vs. Canada

Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014 runs from August 1 – 17 in Paris. The pool stages will be played at Marcoussis with Stade Jean Bouin hosting the semi-finals and final. New Zealand are in France to defend their title, which they claimed after a thrilling final against England in 2010.

2014 IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup: Paris, France: USA vs. New Zealand

Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014 runs from August 1 – 17 in Paris. The pool stages will be played at Marcoussis with Stade Jean Bouin hosting the semi-finals and final. New Zealand are in France to defend their title, which they claimed after a thrilling final against England in 2010.

2014 Women’s Rugby World Cup: Semi-Final: FRA vs CAN Scores

It was a tale of four tries in the end, as Canada took advantage of breaks in French defense and France’s maul overpowered the Canadians. The major difference though was the two point conversion kicks, Canada got one and France missed both.

2014 Women’s Rugby World Cup: Semi-Final: France vs Canada

France allowed no tries in pool play, but Canada hit them twice and then the French kicker, just couldn’t convert as Canada heads to the Final, against England, winning 18-16.

 
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