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L.E.A.D. from your Heart™ Program for Coaches
by coachquam
posted February 26, 2014 at 6:12pm

L.E.A.D. FROM THE HEART™ PROGRAM FOR COACHES  LEARN to structure your program for success EVOLVE as a coach and as a personATTRACT the results that you want DEVELOP athletes as people Program begins March 17th; will be limited...more

Women's Global Event Returns!
by DiscGolf4Women
posted February 5, 2014 at 5:25pm

This record-breaking Women's Disc Golf Event returns in 2014...more

2020 Vision for Women's Canoe and Olympic Canoe/Kayak
by WomenCANIntl
posted December 21, 2013 at 7:51pm

WomenCAN International - Our 2014-2020 Goals: By 2020: 2020 – Tokyo Olympics – Balance between Canoe & Kayak and Men & Women – events and distances, at all levels of the sport   A Sport/Federation name which accu...more

ICF's 2020 Women's Canoe Proposal Lacks a Strategy and Transparency / Women's Canoe = Ready for Rio
by WomenCANIntl
posted November 27, 2013 at 4:17pm

A proposal from the International Canoe Federation (ICF) to include two women’s canoe single events in the 2020 Olympics has left Australian Canoe Slalom World Champion Jessica Fox “unimpressed.” She was angered by the November 15, 201...more

Speaking at TEDx CorkWomen
by Inspiring Sports Women
posted November 25, 2013 at 9:18pm

I'm quite excited to tell you I'm speaking at a TEDx event on December 6th in my hometown of Cork. And the topic is ...*drum-roll* ... 'add sport into your life and stop saying no' with a segue into failed anti-obesity policies. I'll be speaking abou...more

Olympic Paddler Says ICF's "No Changes for Rio 2016" A Step Back for Women & Sport.
by WomenCANIntl
posted November 19, 2013 at 10:20pm

SPORTSCENE received the article below from an athlete who wishes to remain anonymous for reasons as explained below. WomenCAN International applauds this paddler for speaking out and respects their wish to remain anonymous. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++...more

Olympics Still Closed for Women's Canoe? ICF Says No Changes for Rio2016
by WomenCANIntl
posted November 19, 2013 at 9:34pm

Is the International Canoe Federation Open to Change? Article by Keith Lyons http://keithlyons.me/open-to-change/ His exhortation for the ICF to be much more pro-active in change: "I do think we have an important window of conscience available to us in...more

Slalom Canoe World Champion Jessica Fox (AUS) Slams ICF Over Misleading Statements
by WomenCANIntl
posted November 17, 2013 at 9:58pm

Jessica Fox (AUS) Slams the International Canoe Federation over misleading statements in their recent press release about their proposal to add women's canoe events for Tokyo2020. "As a C1 woman, to know it will be in the Olympics is great news, however ...more

First-ever Women’s Canoe Events Proposed for Tokyo 2020
by WomenCANIntl
posted November 15, 2013 at 9:01pm

NEWS ALERT:   International Canoe Federation (ICF) announces they will propose C1 (singles canoe) Women’s Canoe Events for Tokyo 2020 Olympics - for the Sprint and Slalom disciplines.    #equalympics  #womenscanoe Current Olymp...more

Today is International Day of the Girl
by Pretty Tough
posted October 12, 2013 at 9:45am

The Cincinnati Bengals might have rejected Katy Perry’s “Roar” as a theme song, but the United Nations has adopted it for their International Day of the Girl.   Celebrated for the second time this year, Day of the Girl foc...more

National Women’s Health & Fitness Day – Showing Your Support
by Game On! Sports Camp 4 Girls
posted September 24, 2013 at 8:19pm

On Wednesday, September 25th, women (and girls) have cause to make a statement by engaging in physical activity. Sure, every day we all have an abundance of health-related reasons to balance our days with some physical activity.  But National Women...more

Battle of the Sexes Puzzler: Throw the match to pay a debt? If Riggs had won, he would have gotten $100K in prize money
by Fair Game News
posted September 21, 2013 at 8:16pm

By Laura Pappano Exactly 40 years ago, over 30,000 spectators filled the Houston Astrodome and 50 million more tuned in on TV to watch “The Battle of the Sexes.” Billie Jean King, a 29-year-old who would be #1 in the world for five years (wi...more

Calling all Athletes!
by EmilyAzevedo
posted July 17, 2013 at 4:19pm

Elite athletes are constantly under a media microscope and are considered role models in the eyes of society regardless if it is something they desire. In a world where the tragic stories of Aaron Hernandez and Oscar Pistorious are what’s spread ov...more

U.S. Women Ski Jumpers eyeing Sochi 2014; aim to raise $100,000 through crowdfunding, annual benefit
by anngaff
posted July 3, 2013 at 8:34pm

PARK CITY, Utah — U.S. Women’s Ski Jumping Team members aim to raise $100,000 at an annual gala benefit July 18 in Park City, which will serve as the kick-off to their most significant competition season ever. Over the next seven months, te...more

[Video] Oklahoma Pitcher Keilani Ricketts Wins 2013 Honda Cup
by Pretty Tough
posted June 28, 2013 at 9:14am

  Sooners softball fans were hardly surprised when Keilani Ricketts, who dominated collegiate softball all season, was named the 2013 Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year and recipient of The Honda Cup. Ricketts, who has been called &ldq...more

CBC Special – Women’s Canoeing Should Have Place in Olympics
by WomenCANIntl
posted June 27, 2013 at 8:56pm

Canoeing has one of the poorest gender equality ratios of any Summer Olympic sport, and although female kayakers are allowed to compete in both the sprint and slalom disciplines, female canoeists are kept out of the Games altogether. CBC Sports Special: ...more

Professional Rugby Player Phaidra Knight signs with Heraea Marketing
by HeraeaMarketing
posted May 8, 2013 at 8:18pm

Phaidra Knight chooses the right team...more

LIFT THE BAN ON WOMEN'S CANOEING AT THE OLYMPICS
by WomenCANIntl
posted May 7, 2013 at 11:44pm

Help us reach 5,000 signatures to press the President of the International Canoe Federation, Mr. Jose Perurena, and the International Olympic Committee to lift the ban on women's canoeing at the Olympics. Please sign and share our petition:  https:...more

The Chicago Sky Selects Elena Delle Donne Second Overall in 2013 WNBA Draft
by stephaniemp
posted April 16, 2013 at 10:16am

The Chicago Sky Selects Elena Delle Donne Second Overall in 2013 WNBA Draft CHICAGO, April 15, 2013 — The Chicago Sky has selected University of Delaware guard/forward Elena Delle Donne with the second overall pick in the 2013 WNBA Draft. In 2013...more

Sportscene's Take: Academic report shuns Rogge’s “major boost for gender equality” at London 2012
by WomenCANIntl
posted April 7, 2013 at 9:36pm

Sportscene's Nicolaas Harding breaks down the University of Torontos report - which analysed whether London 2012 was in fact a model for gender equality in sport - for Olympic Canoe/Kayak. Results are, despite more female athletes competing in e...more

Larry Cain - Olympic Canoeing Gold Medalist on Women's Canoe and Olympic Gender Inequality
by WomenCANIntl
posted April 4, 2013 at 9:12pm

Olympic Gold Medalist Canoeist Larry Cain speaks out on gender inequality in Olympic Canoeing "I'll probably ruffle a few feathers with this post, but it needs to be said. It's time for women to race canoe in the Olympics and continuing to ignore gende...more

University of Toronto Report Reveals Inequalities at London 2012
by WomenCANIntl
posted April 4, 2013 at 7:48pm

The London 2012 Olympics - A Gender Equality Audit. From the Centre for Sport Policy Studies at the University of Toronto, Peter Donnelly and Michele K. Donnelly analysed gender equality in sport using the case of the 2012 London Olympics.   WOMEN'...more

Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles - Final Results U.S. Team Hamilton/Beavis Finish in Top Ten
by stephaniemp
posted March 29, 2013 at 3:30pm

Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles - Final Results U.S. Team Hamilton/Beavis Finish in Top Ten Earning Highest Score for First Time American ParticipantsTop two teams off the podium after mechanical assistance incurs penalties March 28, 2013 (Foumz Zg...more

Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles - Stage 5 Team #136 Hamilton/Beavis Working Hard to Regain Top Ten Ranking
by stephaniemp
posted March 27, 2013 at 9:17pm

Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles - Stage 5Team #136 Hamilton/Beavis Working Hard to Regain Top Ten Ranking March 26, 2013 (Oulad Driss, Morocco) - Stage 5 of the Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles consisted of 7 CPs which took teams through a 200 km course f...more

Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles - Day Three Competitors Experience Difficulties in the Famed Erg Chebbi Dunes
by stephaniemp
posted March 24, 2013 at 9:15am

Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles - Day ThreeCompetitors Experience Difficulties in the Famed Erg Chebbi Dunes March 24, 2013 (Tisserdimine, Morocco) - The third stage of the 2013 Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles was one of the most anticipated days for com...more

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