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Equality in sport: Female golfer Lowri Roberts says policy at Cottrell Park is discriminatory

A woman is considering legal action because she claims her golf club is discriminating against her on gender grounds. Lowri Roberts says women are no longer allowed to play in prime Saturday morning slots at Cottrell Park Golf Resort, Cardiff. ...

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Lawn Tennis Association wants to double number of British female coaches

The Lawn Tennis Association says it wants to double the number of female tennis coaches in Britain to 1,600 in the next five years. The LTA, the governing body in Britain, outlined the plans at its Women’s Coach Conference in ...

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Charlotte Edwards: No better time to be a female cricketer, says ex-England captain

Former England captain Charlotte Edwards says there has never been a better time to be female cricketer. Edwards has just taken over as Hampshire’s director of women’s cricket – only the second woman in such a role after Surrey’s Ebony ...

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Charlotte Edwards: No better time to be a female cricketer, says ex-England captain

Former England captain Charlotte Edwards says there has never been a better time to be female cricketer. Edwards has just taken over as Hampshire’s director of women’s cricket – only the second woman in such a role after Surrey’s Ebony ...

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Three female jockeys seek history – Grand National preview & tips

Media playback is not supported on this device Randox Health Grand National Venue: Aintree Date: 14 April Grand National: 17:15 BST Coverage: BBC Radio 5 live, sports extra and live updates on the BBC Sport website More details Three female ...

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Three female jockeys to ride at Aintree for the first time in 30 years

Three female jockeys are set to ride in the Grand National for the first time in 30 years after Rachael Blackmore was booked to partner Alpha Des Obeaux. The Irish jockey will be aboard the 50-1 shot at Aintree for ...

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Commonwealth Games: Eilidh Doyle to be Scots' first female opening ceremony flagbearer

Media playback is not supported on this device 2018 Commonwealth Games Venue: Gold Coast, Australia Dates: 4-15 April Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV and Red Button with extra streams on Connected TVs, BBC Sport website and app; listen on ...

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Kathrine Switzer: Female pioneer to run in London 51 years after running Boston Marathon

The first woman given an official number in the Boston Marathon will take part in this year’s London race. Women were barred from running the Boston race when Kathrine Switzer, now 71, challenged the ban in 1967. Entering using her ...

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How eight female stars would change their sport

Media playback is not supported on this device When it comes to equality in sport, the struggle continues for sportswomen the world over. According to recent studies, they are often paid less and receive less media exposure – but those ...

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How eight female stars would change their sport

Media playback is not supported on this device When it comes to equality in sport, the struggle continues for sportswomen the world over. According to recent studies, they are often paid less and receive less media exposure – but those ...

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