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

Nicola Adams: London 2012 changed views on women’s boxing

This article was sourced from Jessica Creighton of the BBC: Britain’s Olympic champion Nicola Adams says attitudes towards women’s boxing have changed since London 2012. She returns to action this … 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

Alyssa Milano bringing women’s apparel to NASCAR

Actress Alyssa Milano used to get disappointed when she ventured into various fan shops at sporting events. That was until she started her own clothing line about six years ago. … Continue reading

June 30, 2013 · 1 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