Sports

Meet Becca Longo – The First Female Recipient Of An NCAA College Football Scholarship

Meet Becca Longo – The First Female Recipient Of An NCAA College Football Scholarship

She is said to be the first female athlete in the nation to secure an NCAA college football scholarship. Her name is Becca Longo, and she is a senior at […]

May 16, 2017 ×
Iranian Journalist Launched An Online Magazine To Increase The Visibility Of Muslim Women In Sports

Iranian Journalist Launched An Online Magazine To Increase The Visibility Of Muslim Women In Sports

During the Rio Olympics in 2016, we saw some powerful images of female athletes wearing the hijab competing in various events. One image in particular, of an Egyptian volleyball player […]

May 10, 2017 ×
REI Launches Adventure Initiative “Force Of Nature” Encouraging More Women To Get Outdoors

REI Launches Adventure Initiative “Force Of Nature” Encouraging More Women To Get Outdoors

“You should be careful!” “You should be quiet” “You should be nice” “You should smile more” Have any of those statements been made to you personally? Well you aren’t alone. […]

May 3, 2017 ×
She Ran 1 Marathon On All 7 Continents In 7 Days. Also, She Happens To Be 70 Years Old!

She Ran 1 Marathon On All 7 Continents In 7 Days. Also, She Happens To Be 70 Years Old!

Those who think life starts to wind down after a certain age should take a leaf out of Chau Smith’s book of life. At the age of 70, she is […]

May 3, 2017 ×
One Of The World’s Toughest Sporting Events, Volvo Ocean Race, Changes Rules For Gender Equality.

One Of The World’s Toughest Sporting Events, Volvo Ocean Race, Changes Rules For Gender Equality.

The Volvo Ocean Race is often described as the longest and toughest professional sporting event in the world, and as one of the sport’s “big three” events, along with the […]

April 11, 2017 ×
Skateboarding Org. Supporting Girls To Be Active Leaders Of Positive Change In Their Community

Skateboarding Org. Supporting Girls To Be Active Leaders Of Positive Change In Their Community

Get familiar with an organization that is putting the term “male-dominated” on notice – your days are numbered! Girls Riders Organization is a US-based non-profit that was founded to inspire, […]

March 22, 2017 ×
The Launch Of Nike’s Pro Hijab Was Designed To Encourage More Muslim Women To Play Sports

The Launch Of Nike’s Pro Hijab Was Designed To Encourage More Muslim Women To Play Sports

With Nike’s launch of it’s branded hijab, there have been some heated reactions. There are a number of people who are cheering the move, and of course, the expected amount […]

March 20, 2017 ×
Canadian Runner Slams The Way Female Athletes Are Judged By Appearances, Not Achievements

Canadian Runner Slams The Way Female Athletes Are Judged By Appearances, Not Achievements

It should go without saying that an athlete is an athlete is an athlete, regardless of their gender. It’s their performance on the field/court/track etc that counts. Sadly, the reality […]

March 14, 2017 ×
Meet The Women Leading The Roller Derby Revival In Egypt, Challenging Perceptions Of Arab Women

Meet The Women Leading The Roller Derby Revival In Egypt, Challenging Perceptions Of Arab Women

If there’s a story about female empowerment through sport, especially when it is about breaking stereotypes or cultural barriers, you can be sure we will be covering it! Although we […]

March 13, 2017 ×
Get Familiar With “SheShreds” – The Extreme Sports Brand Fostering Sisterhood Among Female Athletes

Get Familiar With “SheShreds” – The Extreme Sports Brand Fostering Sisterhood Among Female Athletes

It is a brand that was created as “an act of rebellion”, as stated on the website. SheShreds is not your average sportswear range, it is a market disrupter that […]

February 1, 2017 ×
‘She Believes’ Mini Series Profiles Women In The Arab World Using Sport As A Tool Of Empowerment

‘She Believes’ Mini Series Profiles Women In The Arab World Using Sport As A Tool Of Empowerment

If you are familiar with the articles on our site, you will know we are dedicated to stories about empowerment and how women around the world are working to create […]

December 7, 2016 ×
It’s Not Just Women, We Need To See More Girls Playing Sports Through Puberty

It’s Not Just Women, We Need To See More Girls Playing Sports Through Puberty

By Cassie Brewer As young children, girls and boys are encouraged to get out and play sports. No one is excluded, Everyone has a chance to show their stuff on […]

November 14, 2016 ×