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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