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Jan Brittin: England's leading female Test run scorer dies aged 58

Jan Brittin, England’s leading female Test run scorer, has died from cancer aged 58. Brittin scored 1,935 runs in 27 Test matches, making five centuries in a 19-year international career. She was part of England’s World Cup-winning squad in 1993 ...

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Jan Brittin: England's leading female Test run scorer dies aged 58

Jan Brittin, England’s leading female Test run scorer, has died from cancer aged 58. Brittin scored 1,935 runs in 27 Test matches, making five centuries in a 19-year international career. She was part of England’s World Cup-winning squad in 1993 ...

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Hayley Turner to ride in France for female weight allowance

British Flat racing’s most successful female jockey Hayley Turner is to ride in France to take advantage of the controversial 2kg (4.4 lb) weight allowance for horses ridden by women. The allowance was introduced in February to compensate for a ...

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Women's US Open is first female major championship at Trump National

The 2017 Women’s US Open is the first female major championship to be held at a course owned by President Donald Trump. The decision to host the Open at Trump National in Bedminster, New Jersey, has attracted some controversy after ...

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Hayley Turner: Britain's most successful female jockey wins on comeback

Britain’s most successful female jockey Hayley Turner rode a winner on Monday evening as she made a brief comeback from retirement. Turner, 34, won at Windsor aboard the 11-2 shot Flying Sparkle, trained by Michael Bell. The ride was a ...

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Cheltenham Festival: Lizzie Kelly criticises mooted 4lb female weight allowance

Jockey Lizzie Kelly says a mooted 4lb weight allowance for female riders is not a good for women. If implemented, women jockeys will be given an extra 4lb allowance over men with the aim to create more female winners. However, ...

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First black female swimmer to win gold in dead heat

Media playback is not supported on this device American Simone Manuel and Canada’s Penny Oleksiak claimed joint gold in a remarkable finish to the women’s 100m freestyle final at the 2016 Olympics. Manuel, 20, became the first black female swimmer ...

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Wimbledon: Serena Williams says female players deserve equal pay

Serena Williams says female tennis players deserve their equal pay, in the latest debate about prize money. The 21-time Grand Slam champion was questioned on the issue after her 48-minute 6-2 6-0 Wimbledon semi-final victory against Elena Vesnina. Roger Federer ...

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Rio 2016: Lee-Anne Pace is first female golfer to pull out of Olympics

South Africa’s world number 38 Lee-Anne Pace has become the first female golfer to withdraw from this summer’s Olympics, citing fears over the Zika virus. Several leading male players, including Jason Day and Rory McIlroy, have already announced they will ...

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Rio 2016: Lee-Anne Pace is first female golfer to pull out of Olympics

South Africa’s world number 38 Lee-Anne Pace has become the first female golfer to withdraw from this summer’s Olympics, citing fears over the Zika virus. Several leading male players, including Jason Day and Rory McIlroy, have already announced they will ...

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