Tag: Women

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Reggae Girlz Caught Napping

Jamaica Reggae Girlz had no answer to the marauding Brazilian girls who made sure their opponents stayed trapped at 4-0 in the first match of their two-game friendly series at Arena Pernambuco in Recife on Saturday.Marta was the main tormentor scoring two second half goals to put her team in winning position.The home team, which is preparing for the Paris […]

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Teams Ready To Kick Off In Next Year’s Inaugural Concacaf Women’s Gold Cup

The November-December window of the Concacaf Women’s Gold Cup qualifiers concluded recently, with the field for next year’s inaugural Concacaf Women’s Gold Cup completed. During the window, eight teams qualified for the tournament, with Mexico, Panama, and Costa Rica securing spots in the group stage, while Puerto Rico, Guatemala, Haiti, Guyana, and the Dominican Republic progressed to the Prelims.  Here is the full list of teams […]

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West Indies Women Incur Defeat In 1st ODI Against Australia

The West Indies Women’s cricket team faced an 8-wicket defeat to Australia in the first One Day International (ODI) at the Allan Border Field in Brisbane The West Indies Women as posted one of their lowest ODI scores of just 83 runs in 27.3 overs. While the total was far from satisfactory, Aaliyah Alleyne showed promise, standing tall amidst the […]

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CWI Appoints Shane Deitz As New West Indies Women Head Coach

Cricket West Indies (CWI) has announced the appointment of Shane Deitz as the new Head Coach of the West Indies Women’s team. The appointment was confirmed at the CWI Board of Directors meeting on Friday 30 June 2023 at the Coolidge Cricket Ground in Antigua. Deitz, 48, is a former first-class player who represented South Australia as a wicket-keeper/batsman in […]

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West Indies vs. Ireland Women’s Series To Be First-Ever Televised Women’s Series In The Caribbean

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – Cricket West Indies (CWI) has announced that the West Indies vs. Ireland Women’s Series will be the first-ever televised Women’s Series in the Caribbean. Starting in St. Lucia on 26 June, the full six-match Series will be broadcast exclusively live on Flow Sports, FanCode, BT Sport, ESPN, SuperSport, and Sky New Zealand. This groundbreaking broadcast is the result of […]

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UN Rights Chief Urges Iran To Decriminalize ‘Mandatory Veiling Laws’

The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights is urging Iran to decriminalize mandatory veiling laws, warning that the harassment of women, including what they do or do not wear, appears to have intensified as street protests have died down. “Women and girls face increasingly stringent legal, social, and economic measures in the authorities’ enforcement of discriminatory compulsory veiling laws,” Volker […]

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Windies Women Harbor Hopes Of World Cup Semi-Final Spot

West Indies 116 for 6 (Williams 30, Dar 2-13) beat Pakistan 113 for 5 (Riaz 29, Matthews 2-14) by three runs. Hayley Matthews again led from the front with her second Player-of-the-Match award in a row as West Indies beat Pakistan in a last-ball thriller. The skipper made 20 at the top of the order and grabbed two crucial wickets […]

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Kuwait Hangs Seven People In First Executions Since 2017

Four Kuwaitis, a Pakistani, a Syrian, and an Ethiopian were hanged, despite condemnation from Amnesty International. Kuwait has put seven people to death in a mass execution, the state-run KUNA news agency confirmed, making it the first execution since 2017 despite appeals from human rights organizations for clemency. The inmates who were hanged on Wednesday were four Kuwaitis, a Pakistani, […]

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Uprooted Women’s Rights Activist Wants Change Within Afghanistan

When the U.S. government started formally negotiating with the Taliban in Doha, Qatar, in 2019, Tamana Ayazi was concerned the process excluded prevalent fears of Afghan women that a Taliban return to power would deprive them of their basic human rights. A filmmaker, Ayazi, decided to tell the world what was at stake for Afghan women through a documentary centered […]

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Walsh To Shuffle Batters Ahead Of Final Women’s ODI vs NZ

WEST INDIES women’s head coach Courtney Walsh said there is a possibility his batting line-up for Sunday’s third and final One-Day International series match against New Zealand women will be shuffled to bolster their chances of victory. The maroon slumped to their second straight defeat at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua on Thursday as the Kiwis snagged a series-win, […]