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WNBA to Play First Preseason Game in Canada in May 2023

The WNBA has announced that the first WNBA Canada Game will feature the Chicago Sky and Minnesota Lynx on May 13, 2023, at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. It will mark the first WNBA preseason game in Canada. “Bringing a WNBA preseason game to Canada is an important milestone for the global growth of the league,” […]

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WNBA to Bring 2023 All-Star Game to Las Vegas

Las Vegas is adding to its list of major sports events, with the AT&T WNBA All-Star 2023 to be staged at Michelob Ultra Arena, home of the defending WNBA Champion Las Vegas Aces. The game on July 15 will be the centerpiece of two days of WNBA activities. In addition to the AT&T WNBA All-Star Game, […]

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USA Gymnastics: Abortion Laws to Play Role in Future Site Selection

Following the U.S. Supreme Court decision to overturn a woman’s constitutional right to an abortion, USA Gymnastics President Li Li Leung said Wednesday before the national governing body’s championships that it will take abortion laws into consideration when it comes to selecting venues for competitions. “We want to be able to align with cities and […]

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The NBA and WNBA have joined forces to create the Jr. NBA program, aimed at growing the game for kids between the ages of 6-14.

NBA and WNBA Team Up to Create Jr. NBA

The National Basketball Association and Women’s National Basketball Association have collaborated on the launch of Jr. NBA Leagues, a national network of youth basketball leagues for boys and girls ages 6-14. Jr. NBA Leagues will focus on providing youth across socio-economic, racial and gender lines with access to top shelf recreational basketball as youth sports […]

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Seattle Storm to Develop Center for Basketball Performance

The Seattle Storm will build a practice facility and training center to house basketball and business operations with a targeted opening of 2024, encompassing two practice courts along with locker rooms, a lounge and a nutrition center for players, and strength and conditioning training spaces. The facility — with 85 percent of project team members […]

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Chicago to Host WNBA All-Star 2022 Festivities

The 2022 WNBA All-Star Game will be held at Wintrust Arena, home of the defending champions Chicago Sky, on July 10 as part of a full weekend of activities throughout the city. In addition to the All-Star Game, the league will unveil a two-day WNBA Live at McCormick Place, setting for the 2022 Nike Tournament […]

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Colie Edison Named WNBA Chief Growth Officer

The WNBA has announced that Colie Edison will join the league as the first chief growth officer, effective January 31, 2022. Edison will lead the development and execution of strategic growth initiatives as the league enters its 26th season. She will be based in the league’s New York office and report to WNBA Commissioner Cathy […]

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Chicago Sky forward Candace Parker is pressured by Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi, left, during the first half of Game 1 of the WNBA Finals on October 10, 2021, in Phoenix.(AP Photo/Ralph Freso)

2022 WNBA Regular Season Features Record 36 Games Per Team

The defending champion Chicago Sky will open the 2022 WNBA season with star Candace Parker facing her former team, the Los Angeles Sparks, highlighting the start of the biggest season in league history. The 26th season starts May 6 with all 12 teams in action over the opening weekend to start a season in which […]

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United States' A'Ja Wilson, center, grabs a rebound between Nigeria's Adaora Elonu, left, and Atonye Nyingifa during women's basketball preliminary round play at the 2020 Olympic Summer Games on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Saitama, Japan. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

At the 2020 Olympic Summer Games, Women Rule

If you asked 100 people interested in this year’s Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo which athlete they want to see the most, it’s a safe bet the first name mentioned would be Simone Biles. Several may say Katie Ledecky. Others would say Allyson Felix, A’ja Wilson or Alex Morgan. As the 50th anniversary of Title […]

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Phoenix Mercury Become First WNBA Team With Sports Betting Partnership

The Phoenix Mercury are the first WNBA team to have a sports betting partnership after reaching an agreement with Bally’s Corporation for a gaming access deal that gives Bally’s access to its 15th state for gaming in the United States. Bally’s will be recognized as the exclusive sports betting partner of the Mercury over 15 […]

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