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Women’s Sports News round-up – July 3

July 3, 2017
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All the big women’s sports news stories from the past week.

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Cricket

Women’s World Cup: Sarah Taylor hits first England fifty
Sarah Taylor scored her first fifty since returning to the England team as Heather Knight’s side thrashed Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the Women’s World Cup clash, at Taunton. Sky Sports

ICC Women’s World Cup table
Check out the latest round-robin standings in the 2017 ICC Women’s World Cup. Sky Sports

Athletics

Watch: Philip wins fourth British title
Asha Philip wins women’s 100m at the British trials for the fourth time with victory in a time of 11.21 seconds. bbc.co.uk

Morgan Lake and Asha Philip impress at British Team Trials

Pair among athletes bound for the IAAF World Championships after their performances on day one in Birmingham. Athletics Weekly
Christine Ohuruogu satisfied with her track career

The Olympic and world gold medallist admits retirement is not too far away after missing out on the British 400m final. Athletics Weekly

Cycling:
Mountain biking – Evie Richards third in World Cup
Evie Richards made it three under-23 podiums out of three in Vallnord, as she finished third in the Andorra round of the 2017 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup. British Cycling

Road – Hannah Barnes sprints to Giro Rosa stage three victory
Former British champion Hannah Barnes bagged her first first since the 2016 nationals on Sunday at the Giro Rosa in Italy. Cycling Weekly

Other sports news

Football: Two-goal White delighted with Denmark win
Striker Ellen White says she is “delighted” to have captained England and scored both goals in the 2-1 Euro 2017 warm-up win over Denmark in Copenhagen. bbc.co.uk

European Wheelchair Basketball Championships: Great Britain’s men and women win medals.
GB’s women won bronze with a 68-37 win over France.They won every quarter in the bronze-medal match, having beaten the same opponents by four points in the pool stages, with co-captain Helen Freeman top-scoring with 27 points.

Taekwondo: Walkden eyeing up Tokyo gold

Bianca Walkden admits a gold medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games is already at the forefront of her mind, after the relative disappointment of a bronze in Rio inspired her to make history at the taekwondo World Championships in Muju. TeamGB

Taekwondo: Jones vows not to give up on grand slam dream
Jade Jones’ wait for a career grand slam goes on after the double Olympic champion had to settle for bronze at the World Taekwondo Championships in Muju, South Korea. TeamGB

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