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Euro 2022 looks to break commercial records after banner year for women’s game

For years women’s football was something Uefa would bundle in as a bonus for companies chasing sponsorship deals with the men’s game. Next week, it has the chance to prove it is no longer a commercial afterthought. Euro 2022, which kicks off in England on Wednesday and runs through to the end of the month, […]

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Showbiz

Loose Women’s Carol McGiffin slammed for ‘fat-shaming’ as she rants over ‘lazy’ people

“It’s the government taking away responsibility,” Carol aggressively made her point clear. Following her statement, Jane chipped in: “For the people watching who are going, ‘It’s alright for Carol, she’s a skinny mini’ answer that question.” Carol hit back: “The reason I’m not fat is because I don’t want to be fat.” Justifying her sharp […]

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Sports

Justin Butsch named Women’s Tennis Assistant Coach – University of Texas Athletics

AUSTIN, Texas — Justin Butsch has been named Assistant Coach for The University of Texas Women’s Tennis program, head coach Howard Joffe announced Friday. Butsch served as the volunteer assistant at Texas during the recently completed 2021-22 season while helping the Longhorns claim the NCAA Championship. “Justin Butsch‘s hiring is a major coup for our […]

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Celebrities

Loose Women’s Denise Welch, 64, sparks frenzy as she dons cleavage-bearing red swimsuit

Denise, 64, showed off her holiday tan in some bright red swimwear, which included a low neckline and frills around the bust. She accessorised with a large pair of shades to keep the sun out of her eyes as she posed on a lounger. In the caption she wrote: “First time to Croatia and it’s […]

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Sports

Head Coach Todd Petty announces resignation from Texas Tech Women’s Tennis

LUBBOCK, Texas (NEWS RELEASE) – Texas Tech Director of Athletics Kirby Hocutt announced Thursday he has accepted the resignation of head women’s tennis coach Todd Petty due to personal reasons. As part of his resignation, Petty has indicated his desire to spend more time with family as he transitions away from collegiate coaching. “We’d like […]

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Sports

Women’s Tennis Honored for Community Service Efforts – Wichita State Athletics

Story Links The Wichita State women’s tennis team recently received the ITA Central Region Community Service Award.   The annual honor recognizes teams that gives back to their campus and their community through tennis and non-tennis pathways. One winner is selected from each region.   The Shockers completed 110 volunteer hours during the 2021-22 school […]

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UK

Women’s EURO 2022 inside track: Norway

Team profile Nickname: The Grasshoppers (however, they are better known by their motto ‘sterkere sammen’ – stronger together.) Women’s EURO best: Winners (1987, 1993)Women’s EURO 2017: Group Stage Why can Norway win Women’s EURO 2022? Two words: Ada Hegerberg. The prolific striker, who recently scored in the UEFA Women’s Champions League final as Lyon claimed […]

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Nadine Dorries: Women’s sports must be reserved for those born female and follow FINA’s lead in swimming

Swimming’s world governing body announced on June 19 that athletes who had been through any part of male puberty would be barred from elite female competition; Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries: “Some clear direction is long overdue, not only for athletes but also event organisers and fans” Last Updated: 28/06/22 7:52pm FINA announced on June 19 […]

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Guide to Women’s Euro 2022 Group A including squads, fixtures and predictions

Sarina Wiegman’s England are aiming to win their first major tournament at Wembley when they host Women’s Euro 2022 this summer. But the Lionesses will need to overcome Austria, Norway and Northern Ireland in Group A before they can start thinking about lifting that elusive trophy. The top two teams will progress to the last […]

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Rachel Yankey interview: England legend on playing in Euro 2005 and the growth of the women’s game

International tournaments played on home soil do not come around too often. For most, it is a once-in-a-career occurrence. Sarina Wiegman’s Lionesses will find that out next month when they take part in Euro 2022, with fixtures to be played in 10 stadiums across the country. Rachel Yankey already knows what it is like, having […]