It's Different for Girls

Media Coverage for Women's Sport

Venus Williams continues the fight for equality in tennis even as her game fades from Centre Court

Filip Bondy of the New York Daily News reports: WIMBLEDON — Venus Williams insists she is not bored, not frustrated and definitely not finished with tennis. “I watch the matches … Continue reading

July 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Keeping the momentum going: What is the Women’s Sports Trust?

This article was sourced from the Metro. The Women’s Sport Trust is the brainchild of hapkido instructor Tammy Parlour, who wanted to maintain the boost that the Olympics and Paralympics gave … Continue reading

July 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Harriet Harman blasts “woeful” coverage of women’s sports and “ridiculous” men-only clubs

Jason Beattie of the Mirror reports: Although 36% of Team GB medals were won by women at the Olympics, women’s sport received just 0.5% of total sponsorship money. Women’s sport … Continue reading

July 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Qatari women’s sports-rights activist wins IOC trophy

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has honoured six women for their outstanding contributions to the development of women’s participation in sport and its administration. Qatari Ahlam Salem Mubarak Al Mana, … Continue reading

July 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Women’s sports deserve greater media coverage

On June 20, a world record was broken in New Jersey. Abby Wambach, a forward on the U.S. Women’s National Team, scored four goals in a match against South Korea. … Continue reading

June 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

England Women Soccer Stars Trade Laundry Jobs for TV Time

Danielle Rossingh of Bloomberg Markets Magazine reports: When defender Casey Stoney joined the Arsenal women’s soccer team from Chelsea in 2000, she had to take a part-time job to support herself. Working … Continue reading

June 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sudan lawmaker calls for ban on women’s sports

The Sudanese lawmaker who once described uncircumcised women as “dirty” has submitted a motion to a parliamentary subcommittee that would ban women in sports, saying it violates sharia law, the Sudan … Continue reading

June 27, 2013 · Leave a comment