15 examples of female athletes crushed by women who were men

first_imgWND.com 27 March 2017Transgenders dominate in weightlifting, track, wrestling, football, basketball, mixed martial artsYou’ve heard the expression, “Boys will be boys.” But what happens when a brawny boy wants to be one of the girls – fiercely competing with females in weightlifting, brutally tackling girls on the football field or even dealing powerful knockout punches to ladies in a mixed martial-arts cage?It’s now happening across America and around the world.Biological males are joining women’s teams, smashing records and dominating in sports such as weightlifting, softball, cycling, track, wrestling, football, volleyball, dodgeball, handball, cricket, golf, basketball and mixed martial arts.The movement for “equality” has apparently inspired transgender athletes to join teams of their preferred gender. And that often means biological males are competing against biological females on women’s teams. But in the world of sports, critics argue, equality between the sexes simply doesn’t exist. Physiologically speaking, there’s a gender gap between men and women that cannot be erased.To document the growing trend, WND has compiled the following list of headline-making transgender athletes crashing the world of women’s sports.READ MORE: http://www.wnd.com/2017/03/female-athletes-crushed-by-women-who-were-once-men/last_img read more

Rogers Cup: Serena Retires with Back Injury

first_imgAndreescu, who won her first WTA title at Indian Wells earlier this year, becomes the first Canadian to win the Rogers Cup women’s singles title since 1969.“Serena, you made me cry. I know how it is to pull out of tournaments, it’s not easy,” she said.“This wasn’t the way I expected to win. You are truly a champion. I’ve watched you win so many times, you are truly a champion on and off the court.“I’m speechless right now. This has been a dream come true.”Williams’ only previous retirement in a singles final came at the Rogers Cup in 2000 – the year Andreescu was born.Williams was seeking to win her first title since returning to competition in 2018 after the birth of her daughter.The US Open, where Williams will hope to win her 24th Grand Slam title, starts on 26 August.She reached the Wimbledon final last month – losing to Simona Halep – but struggled with a knee injury earlier in the year.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Serena Williams retired with a back injury in the final of the Rogers Cup in Toronto on Sunday, handing the title to Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu.Williams, 37, was left in tears after suffering back spasms as 19-year-old Andreescu comforted her courtside.The American was a break down at 1-3 in the first set when she withdrew.“I’m sorry I couldn’t do it today, I tried,” said the 23-time Grand Slam champion. “It’s been a tough year, but we’ll keep going.”last_img read more