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Media Coverage for Women's Sport

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

Women’s soccer: can it be the UK’s 2nd biggest team sport?

The Daily Business Post 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 28, 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

Why are female footballers still struggling for funding?

Women’s football teams in the West Midlands have hit out at the lack of funding they receive compared to their male counterparts, despite sometimes bringing in better results. West Bromwich … Continue reading

June 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Wambach is soccer’s all-time leading scorer

Tom Canavan of the Associated Press reports: “A drenched and elated Abby Wambach stood at midfield with her U.S. teammates after a win over South Korea, watching the goal onslaught … Continue reading

June 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Soccer offers opportunity for revolution in women’s sports

JOHN DOYLE of The Globe and Mail reports: Well, that was intense. Bitter, bittersweet, a brutal humiliation, maybe, but that was an event of importance. An event to savour, as in thousands … Continue reading

June 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Heather Rabbatts: ‘Many women would love a role in sport, but our culture stops them’

The businesswoman Heather Rabbatts has so many jobs that, when one of her people instructs me to present myself at something called Smuggler, off Oxford Street, I have to double-check … Continue reading

June 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Development boost for the women’s game in Oceania

Women’s football in Oceania has been the beneficiary this week with the hosting of the FIFA/OFC Women’s Football Development Seminar over three days in Wellington, New Zealand. Each of the Oceania … Continue reading

May 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Soccer emerges as focal point of dissent in Saudi Arabia

James Dorsey of Middle East Online reports: “Soccer, alongside minority Shiite Muslims and relatives of imprisoned government critics, is emerging as a focal point of dissent in Saudi Arabia, an … Continue reading

May 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Clare Balding: England women will win football World Cup before men

Juliette Garside of The Guardian reports: “The England women’s football team will bring home a World Cup before the men’s squad reclaim the title, sports broadcaster Clare Balding has predicted. Speaking at … Continue reading

May 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

May 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

May 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Women Can Make a Difference at FIFA, says Dodd.

 The introduction of a female seat on FIFA’s executive committee will be soon be cemented with the election due to take place at the end of this month. The vote … Continue reading

May 7, 2013 · Leave a comment