A New Women's Movement, From the Inside Out

On a sunny August day, women holding banners emblazoned with “Simply Toxic” protested outside the Tarrytown, New York, headquarters of Prestige Brands, the manufacturer of the Summer’s Eve line of feminine cleansing washes. Their demand? That the firm disclose all ingredients that go into the manufacturing of its sexual-hygiene products. Look closely at the boxes […]

'It was a joke, a bad one': DJ apologizes for 'twerk' comments to Women's Ballon d'Or winner (VIDEO)

DJ Martin Solveig has issued an apology after asking Ada Hegerberg, the first-ever recipient of the women’s Ballon d’Or, to twerk onstage, claiming it was a “bad joke” and that the player herself understood his remarks as such. READ MORE: Outrage as 1st-ever Women’s Ballon d’Or winner asked to TWERK onstage by awards host (VIDEO) French […]

Sexual assault trial of Canada's former national women's gymnastics coach begins Monday

A sexual assault trial involving the former coach of the Canadian national women's gymnastics team begins Monday in Sarnia, Ont. Dave Brubaker, 55, is facing multiple sexual offences spanning an eight-year period from 2000 to 2007. The allegations stem from a series of incidents involving Brubaker and a female who he was coaching and was […]

Canada's growing roster of stars has team poised for success at Women's Basketball World Cup

Kia Nurse remembers when being a Canadian basketball player meant flying under the radar. The Hamilton, Ont., native arrived at the University of Connecticut in 2014 without the fanfare that many top recruits receive. Although Nurse was ranked 33rd in ESPN's class of prospects that year, she believed it was only because she was attending […]

Brooke Henderson makes a hole-in-one at Women's British Open

Brooke Henderson sunk a hole-in-one at the Ricoh Women's British Open Friday morning.  The Smiths Falls, Ont. native made the score on the par-three ninth hole during the second round of the tournament, with her tee shot taking one big bounce before finding the hole. It's Henderson's second ace on the LPGA tour since joining the tour […]

Gina Kingsbury takes over Hockey Canada women's team

Gina Kingsbury twice won Olympic hockey gold for Canada. She’s now in charge of getting the country back atop the women’s hockey podium. Kingsbury has taken over management of the women's national team program at Hockey Canada from Melody Davidson, who stepped out of the general manager's job after eight years to focus on scouting. […]

Watch the Canada Cup Women's International Softball Championships

Click on the video player above to watch the Canada Cup Women's International Softball Championships from Surrey, B.C. Coverage continues Monday at 9 p.m. ET with a game between the Calahoo Erins and the White Rock Renegades Senior Women. CBC Sports is providing a free live stream of the event which concludes with the bronze and […]

Lindsey Butterworth runs 2:00.87 PB to win women's national 800m

Middle-distance runner Lindsey Butterworth continues to inch closer to Canadian history in the 800 metres after posting a personal-best time of two minutes .87 seconds Sunday morning at the national championships in Ottawa. The victory at sun-drenched Terry Fox Stadium automatically qualified the North Vancouver, B.C., resident for the NACAC championships Aug. 10-12 in Toronto […]

Canadian women's rugby team advances to Paris 7s quarter-finals

Canada's women's team advanced to the quarter-finals at the World Rugby Women's Seven Series in Paris after a solid showing in the round robin Friday in Paris. They'll play the United States on Saturday at 10:08 a.m. ET.  Canada, which finished 2-1, began the tournament with a renewed sense of purpose after some struggles during the last two tournaments, winning its […]