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Erin Durant (WISIBlog)

http://womeninsportinternational.blogspot.com

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Kingston, Ontario

WISIBlog's Favorite Sports:

Baseball, Basketball, Boardsports, Cycling, , Ice Hockey, Olympics, Rugby, Running, Skating, Soccer, Softball, College Softball, National Pro Fastpitch, Track & Field, Ski

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Women in Sport International

A blog that addresses the tough questions in sport that are important to women and girls.

More Female Visibility After the Success of London 2012?
By Jo Jo Rennie I remember when I was about 15 and my teacher played a game with us in a PE (Physical Education) class at school. He told us to take it in turns to each name a famous athlete, and to continue around the class until someone hesitated or dr...[Read on]
Top Junior Women's Tennis Player Benched for being Too Fat - Seriously?
The above headline is not a joke.  The USTA doesn't want 16-year-old prodigy Taylor Townsend, the top ranked junior player,  playing tennis until she's dropped some weight. Read the full story here: http://www.xojane.com/issues/1-junior-t...[Read on]
The New Knockout - Redefining Beauty with Boxing Covergirls
Though Canada's Mary Spencer didn’t win an Olympic medal at these past Games, she can be seen as a true ambassador and role model for female athletes everywhere. As Covergirls, Mary and the United States’ Marlen Esparza, another female boxer...[Read on]
"Kings" Video A Hit With Olympic Athletes
Tweet  We just received this press release about the You Tube video labelled "Kings". It is incredibly inspiring. My only complaint, of course, is that it should be labelled "Kings and Queens" but I digress. It is nice to see that both male and fem...[Read on]
US Women's National Soccer Team as Role Models
Tweet US Women's National Soccer Team as Role Models By Felicity Hawksley, Twitter: @thesportscarton, Personal Blog: http://stackpolesspin.wordpress.com/ A lot of people dubbed it the women's Olympics.  Thanks, but I don't think it'll be that unti...[Read on]
“IF YOU BUILD IT, THEY WILL COME” or, A Real Olympic Legacy
Tweet “IF YOU BUILD IT, THEY WILL COME” or, A Real Olympic Legacy By Felicity Hawksley, Twitter: @thesportscarton, Personal Blog: http://stackpolesspin.wordpress.com/ The marginally incorrect “if you build it, they will come” i...[Read on]
Softball and Baseball were Missed in London
We received this press release that is worth sharing about women's softball being missed in London. I would add to it that men's baseball was also missed. We would like to see both women's and men's softball, along with women's and men's baseball ad...[Read on]
A Warm Welcome to the Olympics For Team GB
Tweet A WARM WELCOME TO THE OLYMPICS FOR TEAM GB  By Jojo Rennie With the much anticipated London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony upon us on Friday, we've already been given a taster of things to come. The Olympics have been hard to avoid in TV and...[Read on]
Statements of Support for Sam Rippington
 Below are a few statements of support for Sam Rippington. Send yours to womeninsportsblog@gmail.com. "Sam Rippington is a courageous, thoughtful, intelligent and generous human being in addition to being a talented and committed athlete. Her simpl...[Read on]
Meet the IOC
Tweet Sports writers and activists Nikki Dryden and Andrew Jennings have put together quite the piece of work. A must read for anyone that wants to learn more about the International Olympic Committee members. Here is their press release. Want to know ...[Read on]