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someone who engages in sports

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Other awards on the night will go to the Young Sportswoman of the Year, the Disabled Sportswoman of the Year and the Vitality Team of the Year.
The 30-year-old sportswoman hopes to raise $2,500 (BD940) for European-based organisation Wings For Life - a research foundation that aims to make potentially paralysing spinal injury curable.
According to the BBC, cyclist Becky James was given the Young Sportswoman of the Year award.
The sportswoman, who arrived with her fiance Scott Gardner, was a contestant on the last series of the BBC celebrity dance show Strictly Come Dancing.
Jessica Ennis was crowned Laureus World Sportswoman of the Year on Monday following her success at the London Olympics.
Turner said: "One of my 2011 highlights was being the William Hill Sportswoman of the Year.
21 kg (32 stone), who was named the world's heaviest sportswoman.
Jabeur, who shared the best Arab sportswoman award with Saudi equestrian rider Dalma Rushdi Hisham Malhas, told Gulf News: "My target is to break into the top ten in the WTA [Women's Tennis Association world rankings].
Commenting about Sri Lankan sportsman or sportswoman the Minister said that they are genuine priceless blue sapphires that need to be collected, washed and put on display.
A passionate sportswoman herself, Margaret Smalley was highly respected in rugby circles.
On one hand, the literature sometimes tried to normalize the sportswoman.
The 18-year-old, who has A-levels in art and PE, is a keen sportswoman having played for Polam Hall's senior netball team and the 1st X1 hockey squad.
Serena Williams was named World Sportswoman, having won tennis' Australian Open and Wimbledon in 2009.
An investigation revealed that Yemeni sportswomen were reluctant to answer questions about female sports, although one sportswoman, on condition of anonymity, admitted that Yemeni sportswomen do face a lot of problems.
Rhythmic gymnasts shone at the recent SKW Sportlerball taking three awards for best sportswoman, best team and best trainer.