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Indiana Fever guard Caitlin Clark returns the ball against the Connecticut Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, on Tuesday.
BASKETBALL
May 15, 2024
Basketball fans flood the stands for Caitlin Clark's WNBA debut
Ticket sales have surged across the WNBA on resale platforms, with Clark's celebrity helping bring attention to the league.
Iowa Hawkeyes guard Caitlin Clark (right) dribbles the ball past South Carolina Gamecocks guard Raven Johnson in Cleveland, Ohio, on April 7.
BASKETBALL
Apr 16, 2024
Indiana Fever select Clark with first pick of WNBA Draft
The pick came as little surprise after the 22 year-old toppled the all-time NCAA scoring record.
FC Barcelona's Martina Fernandez scores during a Women's Champions League group match against FC Rosengard in Barcelona on Dec. 21. A share of 83% of respondents from a recent corporate survey said they planned to increase their investment in women's sports in 2024.
SPORTS
Dec 29, 2023
After landmark World Cup, more sponsors keen on women's sports
A share of 83% of respondents from a recent corporate survey said they planned to increase their investment in women's sports in 2024.
Kelvin Kiptum of Kenya celebrates after finishing in a world record time of 2:00:35 to win the Chicago Marathon on Oct. 8.
MORE SPORTS / Athletics
Nov 3, 2023
Smashed records bring new focus to marathon ahead of New York
The Kenyan former world record-holder Brigid Kosgei will make her Big Apple debut after five previous major wins.
The NFL has used flag football to grow its global fan base.
MORE SPORTS / Football
Oct 18, 2023
NFL wants to clear a path to Olympics for players
Some NFL players have already expressed interest in competing for the U.S. team.
England goalkeeper Mary Earps was among those calling for replicas of her jersey to be sold by team supplier Nike during the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup.
SOCCER
Oct 10, 2023
Nike, after criticism, releases Mary Earps goalkeeper jersey
Nike previously faced backlash from fans and from Earps herself after replicas of the goalkeeper’s jersey were not made available during the competition.
England goalkeeper Mary Earp has criticized team outfitter Nike over failing to produce replicas of her uniform for sale.
SOCCER / Women's World cup
Aug 15, 2023
Adidas and Nike navigate bumps in retail demand as WWC breaks records
As the market for women's soccer grows, marketers have to juggle the fan base's ever-changing demands.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Apr 11, 2023
United States looks for path forward without injured Mallory Swanson
The absence of the team's talismanic striker continues to be cause for concern after she had to be carried off on a stretcher just three months before the Women's World Cup.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Mar 10, 2023
Canadian women accuse soccer federation of disrespect in pay dispute
Record breaking goalscorer Christine Sinclair said she and her compatriots were 'forced to negotiate in the dark.'
Japan Times
MORE SPORTS
Oct 19, 2022
Colts owner says removing Daniel Snyder worth 'serious consideration'
Jim Irsay is the first team owner to publicly support the possible removal of Commanders owner Daniel Snyder, who is facing sexual misconduct allegations.
Japan Times
TENNIS
Aug 10, 2022
Serena Williams to retire from playing after U.S. Open
The 23-time Grand Slam champion and former world No. 1 said Tuesday that she was 'evolving away from tennis' and was ready to focus on motherhood as well as her business interests.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
May 5, 2021
From trial balloon to TV ratings hit, WNBA marks 25 anniversary
By age 22, Rebecca Lobo had picked up a national college basketball championship, numerous player-of-the-year awards and Olympic gold at the 1996 Atlanta Games.
Japan Times
MORE SPORTS
May 4, 2021
NFL looks to score touchdown with Olympic flag football
Advocates for the non-contact version of the American sport are pushing for its inclusion at the 2028 Los Angeles Games.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Mar 13, 2021
U.S. marathoners reflect on challenges of Olympic delay ahead of Tokyo Games
Molly Seidel, a Boston-based runner, spent the year learning to 'embrace the chaos.'
Japan Times
MORE SPORTS
Mar 10, 2021
Marshawn Lynch drawing own business blueprint with cannabis launch
With a newly launched cannabis brand and an e-betting endorsement, five-time Pro Bowl running back Marshawn Lynch is building a business empire doing all the things everyone told him not to.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Music
May 4, 2016
Radiohead releases single under cloud of intrigue
British rock act Radiohead returned to the Internet on Tuesday with a new music video, after the band stumped fans by deleting all posts on its Twitter account over the weekend.

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