WOMEN

Osaka faces tough Wimbledon start against plucky Putintseva

Osaka faces tough Wimbledon start against plucky Putintseva

Published 01/07/2019

(Reuters) - Second seed Naomi Osaka kicks off her quest for a third Grand Slam title against unseeded Kazakh Yulia Putintseva at Wimbledon on Monday [more…]

Australia’s Green makes first win a major at Women’s PGA

Australia’s Green makes first win a major at Women’s PGA

Published 24/06/2019

(Reuters) - Hannah Green became the third Australian woman to win a major with a one-stroke victory over South Korean Park Sung-hyun at the Women’s [more…]

Inspired by Webb, Green joins Australia’s major winners club

Inspired by Webb, Green joins Australia’s major winners club

Published 24/06/2019

(Reuters) - Four years ago Hannah Green was attending the U.S. Women’s Open as part of her reward for winning a Karrie Webb scholarship. On [more…]

Factbox: First woman to head the ECB? Not likely now, but here are…

Factbox: First woman to head the ECB? Not likely now, but here are…

Published 07/06/2019

(Reuters) - The head of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, steps down at the end of October and the 19 euro zone countries are [more…]

Golf: Lee6 stands alone as U.S. Women’s Open champion

Golf: Lee6 stands alone as U.S. Women’s Open champion

Published 03/06/2019

(Reuters) - Lee Jeong-eun had a ‘6’ added to her surname on the Korean women’s golf tour to differentiate her from the five others that [more…]

Women in cardiac arrest less likely than men to get help from…

Women in cardiac arrest less likely than men to get help from…

Published 24/05/2019

(Reuters Health) - Women who suffer cardiac arrest outside of a hospital are less likely to receive help from bystanders and have less chance of [more…]

Afghan working women still face perils at home and office

Afghan working women still face perils at home and office

Published 20/05/2019

KABUL (Reuters) - Minutes before Mena Mangal, a prominent Afghan journalist and parliamentary adviser, was shot dead by two men in Kabul, she had slammed [more…]

Women honored at Cannes, as gender parity drive draws scrutiny

Women honored at Cannes, as gender parity drive draws scrutiny

Published 20/05/2019

CANNES, France (Reuters) - Movie stars including Salma Hayek and Eva Longoria celebrated the role of women in cinema at a glitzy gala in Cannes [more…]

Playoff master Kim claims Mediheal win

Playoff master Kim claims Mediheal win

Published 06/05/2019

(Reuters) - Kim Sei-young birdied the first extra hole to win the LPGA Mediheal Championship in San Francisco on Sunday and improve her perfect playoff [more…]

Female film directors and producers shine in Romanian New Wave

Female film directors and producers shine in Romanian New Wave

Published 03/12/2018

BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Starting out as a unit production manager in Romania’s film industry more than two decades ago, Ada Solomon felt she needed to [more…]