Women's sports

Britain's Andy Murray, right, and Pierre-Hugues Herbert of France celebrate after winning their Men's doubles match during day four of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Thursday, July 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
July 04, 2019 - 3:37 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Andy Murray won his opening match at this year's Wimbledon tournament, in men's doubles. The two-time singles champion at the All England Club teamed with Pierre-Hugues Herbert to beat Marius Copil and Ugo Humbert 4-6, 6...
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Kelly Lindsey, coach of the Afghanistan women's soccer team, poses after a news conference in Lyon, France on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. Kelly Lindsey is "disgusted" with Gianni Infantino over the handling of sexual abuse cases and calls on the FIFA president to resign. (AP Photo/Rob Harris)
July 04, 2019 - 8:40 am
LYON, France (AP) — Criticism of FIFA President Gianni Infantino over the handling of sexual abuse investigations was "ill-informed and unjustified," the governing body said Thursday after the coach of the Afghanistan women's national team said she was "disgusted" with him. Coach Kelly Lindsey had...
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United States' Cori "Coco" Gauff celebrates after beating Slovakia's Magdalena Rybaikova in a Women's singles match during day three of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Wednesday, July 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
July 03, 2019 - 3:30 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local): 9:20 p.m. American teenager Coco Gauff just keeps winning at Wimbledon. After coming through qualifying and then upsetting five-time champion Venus Williams in the first round, the 15-year-old Gauff extended her stay at the All...
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United States' Reilly Opelka celebrates after beating Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka in a Men's singles match during day three of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Wednesday, July 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 03, 2019 - 2:37 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Reilly Opelka still is getting used to some aspects of visiting Britain. The bed frame where he stayed during a Wimbledon tuneup tournament that wasn't quite big enough for the 6-foot-11 (2.11-meter) American, for example. The lack of air conditioning compared to back home...
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates after beating United States' Denis Kudla in a Men's singles match during day three of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Wednesday, July 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
July 03, 2019 - 2:29 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Novak Djokovic can make tennis look easy, and he can make opponents look bad. The defending champion did a bit of both on Centre Court at Wimbledon on Wednesday, beating Denis Kudla of the United States 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 in the second round. Despite the straightforward score,...
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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2018, file photo, Larry Nassar listens as Melissa Alexander Vigogne gives her victim statement in Eaton County Circuit Court in Charlotte, Mich. USA Gymnastics is overhauling its Safe Sport policy in hopes of providing better protection for athletes and clearer guidelines for coaches, parents, trainers and club owners on what constitutes abuse. The organization released the new policy on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, after consulting with a wide spectrum of people inside and outside the sport. The group included child welfare advocates and survivors of emotional and sexual abuse, including one athlete abused by former national team doctor Larry Nassar. (Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP, File)
July 03, 2019 - 12:07 pm
DENVER (AP) — The U.S. Olympic Committee's administrative costs more than doubled in 2018 over the previous year as it dealt with a $5.2 million investigation into its handling of the Larry Nassar sex-abuse cases and paid a $2.4 million severance to its former CEO. The payments to the Ropes &...
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FIFA President Gianni Infantino watches a Copa America Group A soccer match between Brazil and Peru at the Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Saturday, June 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
July 03, 2019 - 7:23 am
LYON, France (AP) — The coach of the Afghanistan women's soccer team says she is "disgusted" with Gianni Infantino over the handling of sexual abuse cases and called on the FIFA president to resign. FIFA banned Keramuudin Karim for life from soccer this month for repeated sexual abuse of female...
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FILE - In this June 11, 2019, file photo, Washington Mystics forward Elena Delle Donne pulls down a rebound next to Connecticut Sun guard Layshia Clarendon during a WNBA basketball game in Uncasville, Conn. Thibault’s squad has been using a stellar defensive effort to win five in a row and now sit atop The Associated Press WNBA power poll. The Mystics are second in the league allowing just 73.2 points a game. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day via AP, File)
July 02, 2019 - 7:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A'ja Wilson was surprised that she was one of the top two vote getters in early returns for WNBA All-Star fan balloting The reigning WNBA rookie of the year trailed Elena Delle Donne of the Washington Mystics by less than 5,000 votes in the returns which were released Tuesday. Delle...
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United States' Alex Morgan celebrates after scoring her side's second goal during the Women's World Cup semifinal soccer match between England and the United States, at the Stade de Lyon, outside Lyon, France, Tuesday, July 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
July 02, 2019 - 5:29 pm
LYON, France (AP) — Alex Morgan celebrated her go-ahead goal with a cheeky tea-sipping motion and Alyssa Naeher stopped a late penalty kick to send the United States into the final at the Women's World Cup with a 2-1 victory over England on Tuesday night. The top-ranked United States will face the...
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The roof on Court number one closes for the Women's singles match between United States' Alison Riske and Croatia's Donna Vekic during day two of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Tuesday, July 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 02, 2019 - 3:30 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local): 9:25 p.m. The new roof over Wimbledon's No. 1 Court is being used for the first time during a match. With the light fading, organizers decided to close the roof to allow Donna Vekic and Alison Riske to complete their first-round...
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