Ruta Meilutyte: London 2012 champion retires after missing three drugs tests

Ruta Meilutyte: London 2012 champion retires after missing three drugs tests

Shock gold for 15-year old MeilutyteLondon Olympic swimming champion Ruta Meilutyte has announced her retirement from the sport after missing three drugs tests. The Lithuanian trained and studied in Plymouth when she won 100m breaststroke gold in 2012 at the age of 15. Now 22, the former world and European champion was facing the prospect…
French Open: Britain’s Katie Swan and Heather Watson through to second qualifying round

French Open: Britain’s Katie Swan and Heather Watson through to second qualifying round

Swan is hoping to reach her first Grand Slam main draw outside Wimbledon 2019 French Open Venue: Roland Garros, Paris Dates: 20 May-9 June Coverage: Live text and radio commentary on selected matches on the BBC Sport website and app Britain's Katie Swan and Heather Watson are through to the second round of French Open…
Henrikh Mkhitaryan Europa League final situation ‘unacceptable’ say Arsenal

Henrikh Mkhitaryan Europa League final situation ‘unacceptable’ say Arsenal

Henrikh Mkhitaryan has decided not to play in the Europa League final in Baku over security fearsArsenal are to meet Uefa after midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan opted against playing in the Europa League final in Baku over of security fears. Gunners managing director Vinai Venkatesham says the situation is "unacceptable". The Armenian's safety was a concern…
Daniel James: Manchester United in talks for Swansea City winger

Daniel James: Manchester United in talks for Swansea City winger

FA Cup: Daniel James puts Swansea ahead with wonderful solo goal against BrentfordManchester United are talking to Swansea about Wales winger Daniel James, but a fee is yet to be agreed. James, 21, has been targeted by a number of Premier League teams. And United are hopeful of completing a deal for a player given…
Raheem Sterling: Social media & T-shirts not enough to combat racism

Raheem Sterling: Social media & T-shirts not enough to combat racism

Sterling has become a role model for speaking out against racismEngland and Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling says boycotting social media and wearing T-shirts is "not enough" to combat racism and there must be "harder punishments". Sterling, 24, was speaking at the Wall Street Journal's Future of Everything Festival in New York on Tuesday -…
Ada Hegerberg ’emotional’ after winning BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year – BBC Sport

Ada Hegerberg ’emotional’ after winning BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year – BBC Sport

Watch the moment Lyon striker Ada Hegerberg is named as the BBC Women's Footballer of the Year 2019.
Women’s World Cup 2019: The first match from 1991 – 16 days to go – BBC Sport

Women’s World Cup 2019: The first match from 1991 – 16 days to go...

BBC Sport goes back to 1991 to look at the first Women's World Cup match, a 4-0 win for hosts China over Norway, watched by a huge crowd in Guangzhou.
Novak Djokovic: How 1999 Nato bombings of Belgrade shaped his career

Novak Djokovic: How 1999 Nato bombings of Belgrade shaped his career

A mural depicts Djokovic outside the flat where he stayed during the bombing of Belgrade in 1999Looking up from the street, this concrete, angular building looks no different from the many Brutalist tower blocks dotted around Belgrade. As you go inside, a prison-style gate with vertical metal bars guards the white front door of the…
England’s Jordan Nobbs calls for research into ACL injuries and menstrual cycle

England’s Jordan Nobbs calls for research into ACL injuries and menstrual cycle

My menstrual cycle could have been a 'high factor' in injury - NobbsEngland and Arsenal midfielder Jordan Nobbs has called for more research into the links between anterior cruciate ligament injuries and menstrual cycles. Nobbs, 26, was ruled out of this summer's Women's World Cup after damaging her knee in November. She believes her period,…
Is it that time of the month again? – hockey players talk periods – BBC Sport

Is it that time of the month again? – hockey players talk periods –...

GB Hockey players Giselle Ansley and Sarah Jones talk truthfully about how periods affect them. READ MORE: Periods - how do they affect athletes & why do we monitor them? BBC Sport has launched #ChangeTheGame this summer to showcase female athletes in a way they never have been before. Through more live women's sport available…

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Netball World Cup 2019: ‘I can’t quit now, I want another gold’ – Jade Clarke

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