All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘female athlete’

Hope Solo’s Domestic Violence Trial Set For January

At a brief court hearing on Tuesday, November 4, it was decided that soccer star Hope Solo’s trial for domestic abuse will be moved to January 6.  The trial, which was supposed to begin on November 17, was postponed after Judge Michael Lambo granted a motion for depositions of the two alleged victims: Solo’s sister and 17-year-old nephew. According to …

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Lindsey Vonn To Return To The Slopes For 2014 Alpine Ski World Cup Tour

Champion skier Lindsey Vonn is excited about returning to competitive skiing after taking a break due to a knee injury she sustained during the 2013 world championships. Vonn is hoping to join the Alpine Ski World Cup Tour in December at Lake Louise. “So I have the whole month of November to get ready in Vail and, hopefully I’ll be …

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Mia Hamm Appointed To Board Of Directors Of Italian Football Club Roma

Footballer Mia Hamm was recently appointed to the board of directors of the Italian club Roma, along with former National Hockey League player Cam Neely and former Disney board member Stanley Gold. Hamm was nominated by Roma shareholders on Monday, October 27, increasing American presence on the team’s board. Roma is also owned by Boston-born James Palotta, who took over …

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Serena Williams Demolished At French Open

On Wednesday, Serena and Venus Williams both lost in the second round. They were looking forward to playing with each other, but it seems that they will both be going home early. Had they won against their opponents, they would have met at the third round. Garbiñe Muguruza is a 20-year-old Spanish-Venezuelan tennis player. She beat Serena with a score …

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Anna Kournikova Hasn’t Met Julio Iglesias, Even Though She’s Been Dating His Son For 13 Years

It has been more than a decade since tennis pro Anna Kournikova started dating pop singer Enrique Iglesias, but she still has yet to meet his father, legendary crooner Julio Iglesias. The tennis star, who retired in 2007, has been in a relationship with Enrique for nearly 13 years. They met in 2001 when she starred in the video for …

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Anna Nordqvist Claims Victory At Kia Classic After Dramatic Rally

Anna Nordqvist climbed from the bottom on Sunday’s Kia Classic and made her way to victory. It is the second win for the 27-year-old in the last four LPGA Tour starts. Swedish Nordqvist was two strokes behind leaders Lizette Salas and Cristie Kerr. She then closed the gap and ended up with a one-stroke victory over Salas, with a straight …

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Lolo Jones Makes U.S. Bobsled Team For Sochi

American track and field star Lolo Jones was selected on Sunday night for the U.S. Olympic bobsled team, officials announced. Lolo Jones will join her track and field teammate Lauryn Williams to become the 9th and 10th Americans to compete in both the Summer and Winter Olympics. The two women along with Aja Evans, will make up the brake/push portion of …

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Jennifer Capriati Has Criminal Charges Dropped

A former tennis star who has been plagued with troubles off the court throughout her life, Jennifer Capriati may have just caught a break. She previously had charges brought about involving her and a former boyfriend that implicated her in a case of stalking and battery. Due to the community service that she has completed, the charges against Jennifer Capriati …

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Lindsey Vonn Injured: Possible Setback For Sochi Olympics

The reigning Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn got injured Tuesday in a training run in Copper Mountain, Colorado ahead of her anticipated return to racing in the World Cup competition next week in Beaver Creek, Colo. Vonn was just recovering from a major right knee surgery. Vonn was however, not admitted to the hospital. Instead, her injury is being evaluated by …

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