It's Different for Girls

Media Coverage for Women's Sport

Brittney Griner ready to change women’s sports

“Brittney Griner dominated women’s college basketball for four years for the Baylor Lady Bears. The Phoenix Mercury made her the WNBA’s top draft pick Monday night, officially kicking off what … Continue reading

May 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Quinnipiac settles women’s sports funding dispute

Michael P. Mayko of NewsTimes.com reports: “Women’s volleyball will live on at Quinnipiac University. “As will women’s track and field, cross-country and rugby. The decision come as part of a proposed … Continue reading

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W-League Partners with Empowerment Through Sport to Promote Females in Sport

“The W-League has announced a partnership with the Empowerment Through Sport Leadership Series (ETSLS), allowing it to help promote and encourage positive change and leadership through healthy choices and lessons learned from sports and … Continue reading

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In Egypt, Some Women Fight Sexual Harassment With Karate Chops

As instances of groping rise, so do self-defense classes reports The Atlantic’s Dominique DeAngelo: “On January 25, during protests commemorating the two-year anniversary of the revolution that toppled former president … Continue reading

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Women’s sports media group calls Don Cherry’s comments ‘sexist’

“The Association for Women in Sports Media has labelled recent on-air comments by popular CBC Hockey Night in Canada personality as sexist. “The Association for Women in Sports Media is dismayed and … Continue reading

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BT to Partner Women’s Football

“The FA has announced that BT is to become one of the founding partners of a new commercial programme for women’s football from 2014-2018. “The UK’s leading communications company has … Continue reading

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Gender Gap Shrinking Worldwide in Aquatic Sports at Olympic Games

“THE number of women participating in organized sports is continuing to grow around the world, as evidenced by the shrinking gap between the numbers of female athletes and male athletes … Continue reading

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