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BREAKINGNEWS<p>AB de Villiers Announces Sudden Retirement From International Cricket<p>govt formationKarnataka LIVE: Kumaraswamy and Parameshawara Take …

6 Foods That Will Help You Get Fit Fast

Many of us hit the gym to build muscle, increase our endurance, and get in better shape. If you’re only concentrating on your workouts, though, …

Does competitive sport in school do more harm than good?

With so much of the curriculum already target driven, journalist <b>Matthew Jenkin</b> questions whether the incentive to win in PE is either necessary or effective

Independent schools do 'almost triple amount of sports than state counterparts'

Independent school pupils in the UK are "leading the way" when it comes to encouraging their pupils to take up sports<p>Independent school pupils in the UK do almost triple the amount of sports compared to students at state schools, new data shows.<p>Independent schools "are leading the way" in keeping</b> …

Floyd Mayweather earned $83,000 per second for Saturday's fight

LOS ANGELES — By the time you finish reading this sentence — presuming you are Floyd Mayweather fighting Manny Pacquiao and read at an average pace — …

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Sex sells sex, not women in Australian sport

I was quiet when a horse was named as “sportswoman of the year”. I was quiet when someone thought it would be good sport to see women run around in their underwear playing a game that most Australians don’t understand. But this time, I can’t be quiet. This time, someone who was supposed to be on …

Women’s Sport and Fitness Foundation marks 30 years of progress and stutters

In the past 30 years of women playing sport, one single theme has dogged their progress: wombs. More specifically the male sporting establishment’s view on what should or shouldn’t be done with them. Running at great distances, jumping at force, even turning upside down were all, incredibly, …

ABC cuts: 'It's a really sad, sad day for women's sport'

The former sports minister has dubbed it an “utter disgrace”, the Opals coach has called it “diabolical” , and both the relevant governing sports bodies have been left “incredibly disappointed”.<p>Amid swingeing cuts to the nation’s largest public broadcaster came the news yesterday that coverage of …

The WTA Signs The Largest Media Rights Contract In The History Of Women's Sports

It’s a historic day for women’s sports. Today, the Women’s Tennis Association and media partner, PERFORM, announced a $525 million, ten-year extension of their current media rights agreement. The deal not only marks the largest live media rights and production venture in the history of the WTA, but …

UFC Women’s Champ Ronda Rousey Scores a #PRWin for the Sport

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The real March Madness: When will women's teams get equal buzz?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Last month, my husband and I took our daughters to a Columbia University women's basketball game. We live nearby, had already attended a men's game and were excited for our girls, one of whom plays basketball, to watch college women in action.<p>When we walked into the arena, my mouth …

As women's sport creeps out of the shadows, there's still a mountain to climb

Retired rugby player Maggie Alphonsi was inspired into the game by her school teacher. She talks about the importance of engaging girls in PE<p>At the age of 14 I first picked up a rugby ball; 17 years later I lifted the World Cup. This journey, with its remarkable ups and inevitable downs, was all …

Women's Sports Trust #BeAGameChanger Finalists Revealed (If They Don't Inspire You To Get Active, We Don't Know What Will)

Women's sport is seeing a revival. And these are the people paving the way.<p>The Women’s Sport Trust has released a list of the finalists for their …

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This year's Thames Boat Race was a historic moment for women's sport

LONDON — It's one of the oldest sporting events in England, and Saturday's Boat Race between Oxford and Cambridge universities was one of the most …

Iranian women and sport: every obstacle an opportunity

Women have not been sitting idle while waiting to be allowed into the stadium. Athletics no longer just a form of leisure, but increasingly competitive among them<p>In their latest effort to deliver on President Hassan Rouhani’s pre-election pledge to relax some of the social restrictions imposed on …

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The long and slow journey towards equal pay and attention for women's sport

Squash is awarding equal prize money, Britain’s best tennis player is coached by a woman and the U17s Women’s World Cup will have more female medics and coaches than ever, but most sports have a lot to learn about equality<p>• By James Willstrop for the Guardian Sport Network<p>In 1920 a women’s football …

Greg Bird, Dave Taylor, Ashley Harrison, Joe Vickery, Kalifa Faifai Loa face court

Bird faces two charges of supplying cocaine, while his teammate and fellow State of Origin star Taylor faces one charge of supply cocaine and one …

Karmichael Hunt drug bust won't be forgotten: Wendell Sailor

• <b>Follow SMH Sport on Twitter</b><p>Karmichael Hunt will never live down his guilty verdict of cocaine possession, according to Wendell Sailor, who copped a …

Karmichael Hunt suspended, fined for possessing cocaine – but he survives

Hunt's barrister, Alastair McDougall, relayed to the court the following comment made by the 28-year-old Reds player: "It's very easy to deal with an …

Karmichael Hunt says scandal a blessing

Super Rugby<p>Karmichael Hunt says scandal a blessing<p>March 23, 2015<p>Hunt will return to training, but remains unavailable for selection © Getty …

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Doping not improving athletes' performances, University of Adelaide report finds

Doping is undoubtedly damaging the image of professional sport, but it may not be significantly improving performances, a new study shows.<p>Research …

Freestyle Swimming Technique | Stroke

Are you swimming right?

Swimming is the second most popular physical activity in the UK (beaten only by walking) - with 14% of adults regularly using the pool. But, shockingly, recent US research shows that 98% of recreational swimmers do not make gains in aerobic fitness.<p>We simply aren't doing it very well - swimming …

RFU commissions survey on teenage supplement and drug use

The Rugby Football Union is launching an academic study involving up to 1,000 teenagers in an effort to uncover the truth about the scale of doping and supplement use among young players.<p>As the size and weight of players have increased in the professional era, fears that young players striving to …