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Women's hockey

Toronto’s Isobel Cup victory over Minnesota was a promising moment, among many, for the Premier Hockey Federation

Tereza Vanisova scored four minutes into overtime to give the No. 2 Six a 4-3 victory.

George Washington University is moving on from ‘Colonials’

George Washington University will soon choose a new nickname for its athletic teams, dropping “Colonials” after years of pressure from students who said the name was entangled with violence toward Native Americans and other colonized people.


Wian Conradie’s try lifts first-place New England Free Jacks over Dallas Jackals

Martin Elias went 3-for-4 on penalty kicks, including one in the 52nd minute that marked only score of the second half.

figure skating world championships

Japan’s Shoma Uno repeats as men’s figure skating world champion

American teenager Ilia Malinin took bronze, while Madison Chock and Evan Bates of the United States won their first ice dance title.


Wellesley College president meets with student abused by John Babington, details stricter safeguards

The school has hired an outside law firm as an additional source for former students to contact with any information about Babington.

Track and field

Track bans transgender athletes, tightens rules for Caster Semenya

The World Athletics Council adopted the same rules as swimming did last year in deciding to bar athletes who have transitioned from male to female and have gone through male puberty. No such athletes currently compete at the highest elite levels of track.

World Figure skating championship

Shoma Uno leads Ilia Malinin after men’s short program in world figure skating competition

Malinin received 100.38 points after a powerful routine that left him 4.25 points behind Uno.

College basketball

Providence hires Kim English to replace Ed Cooley as men’s basketball coach

English, 34, was 34-29 in two seasons at George Mason, and led the Patriots to a 20-13 record this season.