Wonder Women: Summer of Sport

There has been a long battle for women’s sports to get the same recognition as men’s, but as I write this blog we are in the midst of something of a revolution. It’s been a long time coming! A staggering 25.4...

The Rise of Girls Soccer in Spain

In a world dealing with various political, religious and social crises that negatively impact girls, this story was a breath of fresh air. A girls’ soccer team in northeastern Spain has emerged victorious after coming in first in a junior regional league. The...

Will the Olympics give lesser known sports time to shine?

Natasha Jonas, one of Team GB’s elite female boxing squad. Photograph: Tom Jenkins http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2012/may/16/london-2012-natasha-jonas-olympics This summer, the Olympic Games are coming to the UK and I am one of those definitely looking forward to...

40,000 female football fans and no men in the stadium

More than 43,000 female fans turned up to watch Turkish side Fenerbahce play. http://edition.cnn.com/2011/09/21/sport/football/fenerbahce-all-female-crowd/?hpt=isp_c1 Football fans are a segment of society plagued by a dismal reputation due to the loutish behaviour...

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