Female student athletes sue University of Oregon
Students in Oregon say their school is violating Title IX, the federal law that gives male and female student athletes equal treatment in college sports.
Spain's female players rejoin squad after boycott
Spain’s World Cup winning women’s squad agreed to end their boycott of the national team on Wednesday. That's after the country’s football federation, or RFEF, said it would make, quote, "immediate and profound changes" to its structure.
Striking Spain players arrive for national team camp
Six Spain players have joined the women's national team camp, despite being on strike over changes they want made in the Spanish football federation (RFEF). Spain's women's World Cup final-winning goalscorer Olga Carmona among the attend...
Restraining order imposed on Rubiales
Spanish prosecutors have requested a restraining order against former soccer chief Luis Rubiales to prevent him from approaching national team player Jenni Hermoso. He appeared in court on Friday to be investigated for sexual assault aft...
Spain football chief resigns, maintains innocence
Spanish Football Federation chief Luis Rubiales, engulfed in a scandal over allegations he gave an unsolicited kiss to a player on the Women’s World Cup team last month, announced his resignation as president.
Spanish footballer sues over World Cup kiss
Spanish football star Jenni Hermoso has lodged a criminal complaint over the unsolicited kiss by football federation boss Luis Rubiales after Spain's victory in the Women's World Cup, the national prosecutor's office says.
Spain appoints female coach after kiss scandal
Spain's women's football team has sacked coach Jorge Vilda amid ongoing fallout over Spanish soccer chief Luis Rubiales’ non-consensual kiss of player Jenni Hermoso after the country’s World Cup win, appointing its first ever female coach.
Spanish players, coaches on strike over kiss controversy
Spain's World Cup winning football team is demanding change. The Spanish women's national team is refusing to play any more games until the president of the country's football federation, Luis Rubiales steps down for kissing a player. Ru...
FIFA suspends Spanish football chief over kiss
Soccer's ruling world body FIFA said on Saturday it had suspended Spanish federation chief Luis Rubiales from all football-related activities for three months as it investigates an incident in which he kissed player Jenni Hermoso.
Spanish women's football scandal deepens
Spain's Women's World Cup champion football team say they won't play until the head of the country's football federation steps down after he non-consensually kissed player Jenni Hermoso.
Spain beats England to win first Women's World Cup
Spain took home its first Women’s World Cup trophy with a 1-0 win over England that came despite major off-field disputes that saw 15 players walk away from the team last year.
How the World Cup transformed women's sport forever
The FIFA Women's World Cup may be drawing to a close on Sunday (August 20), but the buzz and excitement it has generated for women's soccer could continue for months and years to come.
Matildas face do-or-die game against Canada
Australia women's soccer team, the Matildas are preparing for a must-win game against Canada tonight. While it's still the first round of the FIFA Women's World Cup, it's a do-or-die game for the Matildas if they want to move forward to ...
Broadcast blackout looms for Women's World Cup
Europe's top soccer nations face a broadcast blackout for this year's Women's World Cup unless media can improve on their "disappointing" offers for the rights, FIFA President Gianni Infantino said.
WNBA's Griner opens up on Russian detention
U.S. basketball player Brittney Griner never lost hope during her near 10-month detention in Russia, the Phoenix Mercury center said on Thursday at her first press conference since returning home.
Mariupol team defies occupation, plays for Ukraine
Despite the destruction of their home city in Russia's invasion, a women's football team from Mariupol has been reborn in Kyiv with 27 players in the squad.
Griner released in prisoner swap
"She's safe, she's on a plane, she's on her way home." U.S President Joe Biden announced he’d won the release of American basketball star Brittney Griner, after months in Russian custody. The Russian foreign ministry said Moscow had exch...
Calls for Russian athletes to be banned from all events
Marta Kostyuk explains to CBC News Moscow correspondent Briar Stewart why she started a campaign to get Russia and Belarus banned from tennis events as a result of the invasion of Ukraine.
Tennis legend Pat McEnroe questions Peng Shuai 'retraction', safety
Former professional tennis player Patrick McEnroe joined Cheddar to discuss the troubling issues surrounding player Peng Shuai who appeared potentially to have been silenced following her social media post accusing former Vice-Premier Zh...
Peng Shuai says abuse claims were 'misunderstood'
Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai said on Sunday that she had never accused anyone of sexually assaulting her, and that a social media post she had made early last month had been misunderstood. Dhruv Tikekar reports.
IOC says it had 2nd video call with tennis player Peng Shuai
The International Olympic Committee said it held a second video call with Peng Shuai but again didn't release any video or transcript.
Peng Shuai joins a list of high profile names to 'disappear' in China
35-year-old Peng Shuai, a doubles champion at Wimbledon and the French Open, has been at the centre of international concern for the past month. She was not seen for weeks following her allegations on the Twitter-like Weibo platform th...
Peng Shuai appears safe and well in 'staged videos'
Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai appeared at a Beijing tennis tournament Sunday, according to official event photos, after international pressure mounted for information about her wellbeing.
Chinese tennis star says she is safe in call with IOC
Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai had a video call on Sunday with the president of the International Olympic Committee and told him she was safe and well, the IOC said, after Western governments expressed mounting concern for her well-being...
U.N demands proof tennis star Peng Shuai is safe
US tennis star Serena Williams has joined a growing number of people who are concerned about the safety of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai. She has not been seen since she accused a high-ranking Chinese politician of sexually assaulting...
Concerns for China tennis star following assault accusations
China kept silent Monday over growing concern for tennis star Peng Shuai, who has not been heard from since accusing a powerful politician of sexual assault -- the first time the #MeToo movement has struck at the top echelons of the ruli...