Tag: Women in Sports

Funding Gap Between Men’s and Women’s College Athletics

Funding Gap Between Men’s and Women’s College Athletics A report from the National Collegiate Athletic Association finds women’s participation in college sports is growing—but so is the funding gap between men’s and women’s programs. By Sara Weissman Women are participating in college sports and athletics at higher rates than in the past, but men’s participation still outpaces women’s—and the funding…

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Serena Williams Reveals Motivation to Continue Career

Serena Williams Reveals Motivation to Continue Career By Produced by Digital Editors Serena Williams‘ success includes 73 career titles in singles and 23 more in doubles. The 40-year-old is passionate about her tennis career and still chases her dream of being a 24-time Grand Slam winner. So, what motivates Williams to keep pursuing her goal even when she loses at Wimbledon? Serena Williams’…

What Changed Since The NCAA Women’s Weight-Room Uproar?

What Changed Since The NCAA Women’s Weight-Room Uproar? By Maggie Ryan One of the biggest stories from the 2021 women’s NCAA basketball tournament began with a TikTok and might end — possibly, hopefully — with lasting change. You might remember Oregon Ducks forward Sedona Prince’s video, which exposed the stark differences in the weight roomsavailable to men (a full-size gym) and women (a…

U.S. Soccer Teams Agree To Historic Equal Pay Deals

US Soccer Teams Agree To Historic Equal Pay Deals By Henry Bushnell The U.S. Soccer Federation and its men’s and women’s national teams agreed to side-by-side collective bargaining agreements that will “achieve equal pay” and vindicate the women in their years-long battle with the federation over inequities. The two deals, which run through 2028, will pay men’s and women’s players on “identical” terms for…

WTA and Hologic Spotlighting the Importance of Women’s Health

WTA and Hologic Spotlighting the Importance of Women’s Health Special guests and cancer survivors Martina Navratilova and Carla Suarez Navarro spoke candidly about their personal experiences and the benefits of preventive care. MADRID – Tennis legends and cancer survivors Martina Navratilova and Carla Suarez Navarro shared testimonials about the lifesaving importance of preventive care during a May 4, 2022 panel…

How The Dynamic Of Women’s Sports Is Changing

How The Dynamic Of Women’s Sports Is Changing Despite facing challenging times due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the future of women’s sports is looking brighter than ever. By Jennifer Machin Live sports has been a favorite pastime for many, but unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic briefly interrupted that last year. No need to worry, though. When it comes to sports, specifically women’s, there’s plenty to…