Tag Archives: women

Women tell the NFL: Go bag the bag ban

The NFL thought it had problems with the players union, a boring preseason and head injuries. Now it’s spawned an angry mob made up of half the population of the…

India gears up for new million-dollar badminton event

Badminton takes a leap into the unknown tomorrow, when a new franchise-based team event with innovative rules aimed at drawing bigger crowds opens in India. The million-dollar Indian Badminton League…

Men to play in Toronto to give fans at women’s tennis tourney more bang for their buck

To Tennis Canada, it’s just pragmatism and sensible business. The proud women’s tennis tour, particularly in a year in which the achievements of pioneers like Billie Jean King have been…

Park takes aim at Open Championship glory

Golf’s wait for a genuine ”Grand Slam” (winning all four majors in a calendar year) could soon be over as the dominant force that is Inbee Park takes aim at…

2016 US Women’s Open to be played at CordeValle

Women’s Open is coming back to California for the first time in more than 30 years. The course, designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr., opened in 1999 and has hosted…

Wimbledon’s Victorian values harming women’s tennis

Grumblings over Wimbledon prize money punctuate these balmy days just as surely as the spring solstice, or the first bloom of cherry blossom in a shady Southfields grove. Six years…