The rise and rise of women’s rugby

Radio New Zealand November 27, 2017 by Toni Bruce New Zealand women dominated the World Rugby Awards ceremony today, taking out the Team of the Year (Black Ferns), the Women’s Player of the Year (Portia Woodman) and the Women’s Sevens Player of the Year (Michaela Blyde). Woodman reflected a strong vein of Kiwi modesty in her acceptance of the award, …

Does ‘radical economic transformation’ include closing the gender pay gap?

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Mail & Guardian October 10, 2017 By Mondli Zondo Last week Friday, the Norwegian Football Association announced that their men’s national team will be taking a wage cut in order for their female counterparts to earn the same. This will come into effect in 2018 and has been widely lauded as a step towards true equality. Currently, the women’s team …

Men’s Swimming and Diving: After Cancellation, Swimmers and Administrators Set Steps to Rebuild

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Princeton Alumni Journal February 8, 2017 Brett Tomlinson Princeton men’s swimming and diving, which won Ivy League championships in 2015 and 2016, will not defend its title at the league meet later this month. The Department of Athletics canceled the remainder of its season Dec. 22 due to “highly inappropriate, vulgar, explicit, and degrading behavior” on a University-sponsored listserv and …

Here’s A Superhuman Volleyball Play From Three Different Angles

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Deadspin October 22,2017 By Lauren Theisen Coming to you from Decatur High School in Texas is what has to be one of the best amateur sports highlights of the year, courtesy of senior Autumn Finney. Finney covered an incredible distance to get to a lost-cause ball in the back, laid out with a dive, and somehow mustered enough power to …

The rise and rise of women’s rugby

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Radio New Zealand November 27th, 2017 By Toni Bruce New Zealand women dominated the World Rugby Awards ceremony today, taking out the Team of the Year (Black Ferns), the Women’s Player of the Year (Portia Woodman) and the Women’s Sevens Player of the Year (Michaela Blyde). Woodman reflected a strong vein of Kiwi modesty in her acceptance of the award, …

Does ‘radical economic transformation’ include closing the gender pay gap?

Hei-ock Kim

Mail & Guardian October 10, 2017 By Mondli Zondo Last week Friday, the Norwegian Football Association announced that their men’s national team will be taking a wage cut in order for their female counterparts to earn the same. This will come into effect in 2018 and has been widely lauded as a step towards true equality. Currently, the women’s team …