Blades of glory on the ice and the hockey field; 22 women in India; triathloning it up in NZ; T53 racing on an athletics track; some petrol heads; and women in netball dresses. Must be another weekend in the women's world of sport.
Friday 1 Apr 2016

Australia will take on the West Indies on Sunday in the World T20 Final at Eden Garden Kolkarta, India on Sunday.

The Southern Stars escaped with a narrow win against England in the semi-final winning by just five runs.

The West Indies upset New Zealand in Mumbai yesterday and the Southern Stars will not take them lightly. 

This final of the T20 is definitely one to watch.

See all the action live on FoxSports 503, Sunday from 6pm

Southern Stars T20 World Cup campaign: live blog and videos
The Southern Stars are the reigning T20 World Champions and will look to make it 4 in a row when they head off to India for the 2016 ICC Women's World Twenty20. The tournament runs from 18th March - 3 April.

 

 

Australia’s Kailani Craine is competing at the World Figure Skating Championships in Boston this weekend. The 17-year-old Craine from Newcastle achieved her personal best highest total score and best free skating score finishing at the ISU Four Championships 2016 in February.

SBS will bring you all the action LIVE on SBS One and streaming online here

Saturday 2 April: 4.15 – 7.45am & 945am-2pm (AEDT)
Sunday 3 April:
3.00 – 6am & 9am – 1pm (AEDT)

Check out the event schedule here  (note, times mentioned in the schedule are Boston, USA local times)

 

Finally, round one of the 2016 ANZ Championship is here! Don't miss the new-look sides in full flight. 

Match of the Round: NSW Swifts v Melbourne Vixens

Keep an eye out for the Swifts' new mid-court combination of New Zealand Silver Fern Laura Langman, and Australian Diamond Duo Paige Hadley and Kimberley Green as they take on an unchanged Vixens line-up. Laura Langman joins the NSW Swifts as their import in 2016 and in so doing becomes the first active Silver Fern to play for an Australian franchise in the ANZ Championship.

Round 1 Fixtures

Mystics v Southern Steel
Friday 1 April, 7pm (local time), The Trusts Arena, Auckland
Queensland Firebirds v Mainland Tactix 
Friday 1 April, 6pm (local time), Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisban
West Coast Fever v Adelaide Thunderbirds
Saturday 2 April, 2pm (local time), HBF Stadium, Perth
NSW Swifts v Melbourne Vixens
Sunday 3 April, 12pm (local time), Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre, Sydney
Central Pulse v Magic
Monday 4 April, 7.30pm (local time), TSB Bank Arena, Wellington

All fixtures will be live on FoxSports 503. More information can be found here

Go wild they said... ANZ Championship players cannot wait to start the season
Which ANZ Championship player went wild with her teammates during pre-season? We take a look at the season ahead and the players who will make it lighter and brighter.

Angela Ballard is in action on Saturday and Sunday to battle for a spot at the Rio Paralympics.

Ballard’s events are the 100m, 200m, 400m and 800m T53.

Athletics Australia is livestreaming the entire event here.  You can find a schedule here

Emily Duggan speeds into motor sports' history books this weekend at the Australian Nationals
Emily Duggan will become the first female to line up on the grid in the Kumho V8 Touring Car Series, held as part of the Australian Motor Racing Nationals at Melbourne's Sandown Raceway.Also racing around the track at nationals will be Leanne...

More than Olympic preparations for the Hockeyroos this weekend at the Hawke's Bay Cup in New Zealand. They have last year's title to defend. 

The Hockeyroos will take on Japan and Korea this weekend, and Canada on Tuesday. The finals follow next weekend. 

Hockey Australia is live streaming all the action here. (includes schedule)

 

Fresh off her under 23 Oceania Olympic Distance Championship title in New Zealand last month, Emma Jeffcoat heads back over the ditch. Some big names are in attendance including two-time world champion Gwen Jorgensen (USA) and runner up World Champion last year home town favourite Andrea Hewitt (NZ)

More details about the event can be found here. Live timing available at triathlon.org.