Young hockey star Sangita Kumari reflects on maiden Commonwealth Games appearance

New Delhi [India], August 11 (ANI): The Indian Women’s Hockey Team returned back home on Tuesday after earning a historic Bronze Medal at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, ending the country’s 16-year medal drought in the quadrennial event. This medal was significantly special for Indian youngster Sangita Kumari because it was her maiden appearance in … Read more

More women driving tractors and trains for the sugarcane harvest in far north Queensland

Manoeuvring a 10-tonne tractor over rough terrain and tipping sugar cane into a train carriage may require skill and concentration, but Jasmine Cartwright and Elsa Tickler have taken to it like ducks to water. It therefore came as a bit of a surprise when the pair discovered they were the first women to apply for … Read more

Indian para table tennis team gets warm welcome after successful CWG 2022 campaign

New Delhi [India]August 10 (ANI): Members of India’s table tennis team consisting of Bhavina Patel, Sonalben Patel and Raj Aravindan Algar returned to a warm welcome at Delhi airport after a successful campaign at Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham. Indian for table tennis team won two medals – a gold and a bronze. “I feel … Read more

Veteran Jackson to lead Australian FIBA women’s WC squad

CANBERRA, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) — Lauren Jackson will herald Australia’s squad for September’s Women’s Basketball World Cup, which was announced on Wednesday with 12 players being called up. Basketball Australia (BA) revealed the Opals squad following a training camp in New York with 41-year-old Jackson to play her fifth World Cup and first since 2010. … Read more

Serena Williams heading toward retirement after U.S. Open

Serena Williams, a 23-time Grand Slam champion and the most feared women’s tennis player of her generation, is retiring from the sport, presumably after the US Open. She revealed the news in a first-person essay published online Tuesday by Vogue that she was “evolving away from tennis, toward other things that are important to me.” … Read more

Grease Star Olivia Newton-John Dies at 73

aug. 8, 2022 – Olivia Newton-John will forever be known for her dela feel-good ballads, sunny disposition and her dela star dela turn dela as a goody-two-shoes in the hit musical “Grease.” But the singer-songwriter wanted to be remembered for more than the love songs and the role that defined her decades-long career. After her … Read more

President Murmu, PM Modi congratulate Annu Rani on bronze win in javelin throw

birmingham [UK]August 7 (ANI): President Droupadi Murmu congratulated javelin thrower Annu Rani for capturing a bronze medal in the women’s javelin throw final at the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham on Sunday. Annu Rani captured the bronze medal for the country after finishing in the third position in the final of the women’s javelin … Read more

Ashleigh Buhai wins AIG Women’s Open in playoff over In Gee Chun

Ashleigh Buhai of South Africa persevered through four playoff holes and made a crucial sand save her fourth time through to defeat South Korea’s In Gee Chun and win the AIG Women’s Open for her first career major on Sunday in Gullane, Scotland. Buhai entered the final round at historic Muirfield with a five-stroke lead … Read more

FIH apologises for timer error in Birmingham 2022 women’s hockey semi-final

birmingham [India]August 7 (ANI): The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has issued an apology for the timer error during the women’s hockey semifinal between India and Australia at the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham on Friday. “The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) took cognition of the shot-clock error during the Indian women’s hockey team’s semi-final against … Read more