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October 27, 2022
Camber Outdoors Names Mindy Silva as Chief of Staff
BOULDER, Colo. (Oct. 27, 2022) /SPORTSWIRE WOMEN/ - Camber Outdoors, the non-profit organization with the mission of supporting workplace inclusion, equity and diversity for outdoor-recreation focused organizations, announces Mindy Silva as Chief of Staff, effective immediately. In this newly created Chief of Staff position, Silva will act as a right...
October 27, 2022
Highest-Paid Female Athletes 2022: Osaka And Serena Score Nearly $90M
Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams have played only 30 matches between the two of them in 2022, as injuries and extended breaks kept them off the court. But the two tennis aces remained the biggest draws for brands looking to reach a global audience through female sports stars. The result:...
October 25, 2022
Did Serena Williams Just Drop A Comeback Hint? Tennis Legend Claims She’s ‘not Retired’
Serena Williams may not be not done with tennis after the legendary US tennis star dropped a huge statement over her possible comeback. Williams 'evolved' away from the game following her US Open exit but it looks like she has some unfinished business in store. Republic World
October 24, 2022
Eurovision Sport secures 2023 Women’s World Cup rights for 28 countries
Eurovision Sport has secured the rights to the 2023 Fifa Women’s World Cup for its members in 28 countries, as world soccer’s governing body continues to hold out for more lucrative offers in larger markets. The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) members covered by the deal have committed to showing at...
October 20, 2022
FIFA Rejects World Cup Tv Bids In Favor Of Pay ‘Women’s Game Deserves’
FIFA is calling on broadcasters to increase their TV bids for the 2023 Women’s World Cup after rejecting a number of offers for being too low. Romy Gai, FIFA’s chief partnerships and media officer, said the body has already turned down offers to broadcast the World Cup in Italy, Germany,...
October 18, 2022
SDSU Athletics Announces Women’s Fund
San Diego State Athletics announced the launch of the Women's Fund to benefit the 12 Aztec women's sports programs in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of Title IX legislation. The SDSU Athletics Women's Fund aims to raise awareness and financial support to achieve and maintain excellence across all Aztec women's...
October 18, 2022
Wild Rye and Skida Launch Exclusive Collaborative Collection for Title Nine
Ketchum, ID, Emeryville, CA, Burlington, VT, (Oct. 18, 2022) /SPORTSWIRE WOMENSte/ - Women-owned, led, and founded mountain and active lifestyle brands, Wild Rye and Skida, are proud to announce a new bike and snow apparel and accessories collaborative collection, designed exclusively for women-founded retailer, Title Nine. Founded in 1989, Title...
October 13, 2022
Women-Powered Outdoor and Lifestyle Apparel Brand, Krimson Klover, Brings on Powers-Pedersen Sales Group as Midwest Rep
BOULDER, COLO., October 13, 2022 /SPORTSWIRE WOMEN/ – Fast-growing, women-owned and women-led apparel brand Krimson Klover is proud to announce Powers-Pedersen Sales Group will be representing the company in the Midwest territory. Founded in 2009, Krimson Klover designs eye-catching, ethically-sourced, low impact apparel that blends high-quality, long-lasting performance with fun,...
October 13, 2022
Title Nine’s Pitchfest Outdoor Edition Announces 2022 Winners
Emeryville, Calif, Oct 13, 2022 /SPORTSWIRE WOMEN/ – Title Nine, the adventure and outdoor apparel retailer that encourages women to lead, risk and own, is proud to announce the winners of its fifth-annual Pitchfest Outdoor Edition. One of three Pitchfest programs hosted by Title Nine to encourage entrepreneurial women to pitch...
October 12, 2022
Tom Brady, Kim Clijsters to Buy Major League Pickleball Team
Two legendary athletes, football star Tom Brady and four-time tennis Grand Slam winner Kim Clijsters, are joining the growing number of high-profile investors in Major League Pickleball. Pickleball, a sport that combines aspects of tennis, badminton and ping-pong on outdoor badminton-sized courts, has been called the fastest-growing sport in the country. Major League...
October 3, 2022
How to Make Outdoor Products Go Viral
Going viral is every marketing team’s dream. With more than 4.7 billion users active on social media around the world every day, the power of virality—even of a single post—can revive a struggling product or brand almost overnight. But content creation takes time, energy, and creativity, and even the best...
September 30, 2022
IRONMAN Champion Amelia Watkinson Joins MANA Group
/SPORTSWIRE WOMEN/ - MANA Sports and Entertainment Group welcomes Ironman Asia Pacific champion Amelia Rose Watkinson to its roster of managed athletes. The 2020 Ironman Asia Pacific title holder and multiple middle distance triathlon winner from New Zealand believes by working with MANA she can take her professional career to...
September 29, 2022
Women’s Pro League Athletes Unlimited Lands $30M Funding Round
Athletes Unlimited, the multi-sport women’s league launched in 2020, has completed its first outside capital raise. The company announced a $30 million funding round on Thursday that included Kevin Durant’s 35V, David Blitzer, and Angela Ruggiero. (It was announced just a day earlier that Durant and Blitzer also invested in...
September 29, 2022
OneFootball Acquires Gloria, a Soccer-Centric Social Network, in a Deal That Will Help Grow Women’s Soccer Content on OneFootball
OneFootball has more than 100 million active users globally and features live scores, news and stats in addition to regional rights to livestream matches from top leagues such as Bundesliga, Scottish Premiership, Serie A, K League 1, the Champions League, Liga MX, Brasileiro Série A and more. Gloria has more...
September 28, 2022
Billie Jean King, Kevin Durant Back Pro Volleyball League
A new professional women’s volleyball league has scored $16.75 million in a Series A funding round led by a star-studded group of investors. League One Volleyball, first founded in 2020, secured funding from Billie Jean King, Kevin Durant, Chelsea Handler, and David Blitzer, among others. With the freshly minted capital, LOVB will continue creating professional...
September 26, 2022
Portland Vies to Add WNBA Team, Keep Trail Blazers
Portland is vying for a WNBA team with the help of one of its federal representatives. Sen. Ron Wyden wrote a letter to WNBA commissioner Cathy Engelbert and NBA commissioner Adam Silver, saying that a Portland WNBA team would be a “slam dunk success for the city and the league.”...
September 20, 2022
The North Face adds two women to C-suite
The North Face has added two women to its C-suite, Sophie Bambuck as chief marketing officer and Jennifer Ingraffea as chief product and merchandising officer. They join a leadership team that includes President Nicole Otto, who took charge of the brand in June 2022 following a 16-year career at Nike....
September 19, 2022
ESPN Hires Executive Susie Piotrkowski as Vice President, espnW
ESPN has hired Susie Piotrkowski as Vice President, espnW. In her new role, she will help drive the future vision for the espnW portfolio, including the new W. Studios group. Piotrkowski will lead the further development, creation and execution of espnW content, amplifying the espnW voice across ESPN platforms, working...
September 17, 2022
WNBA wants players to prioritize the league, but at what cost?
The new prioritization rule was negotiated as part of the WNBA’s collective-bargaining agreement, which expires after the 2027 season. In 2023, the rule will require all players with three or more years of experience to be in-market by the start of training camp or by May 1, whichever comes later....
September 14, 2022
Women’s Sports Foundation Continues to Close the Gender Gap in Coaching with the Tara VanDerveer Fund for the Advancement of Women in Coaching
The Women’s Sports Foundation announced the fourth class of grant recipients for its Tara VanDerveer Fund for the Advancement of Women in Coaching. Named for legendary Stanford University women’s basketball coach Tara VanDerveer, the Fund will provide a total of $200,000 to 10 colleges and universities for a coaching fellowship...
September 14, 2022
Serena Williams cites Tom Brady’s ‘cool trend,’ hints that she might not be retired: ‘You never know’
When asked about a possible return to the court, Serena told “Good Morning America” on Wednesday, “I mean you never know. I’ve just been saying that I think Tom Brady started a really cool trend.” Yahoo! Sports
September 11, 2022
WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert addresses support for Brittney Griner, new prioritization rule, expansion
Prior to Game 1 of the WNBA Finals on Sunday between the Las Vegas Aces and Connecticut Sun, commissioner Cathy Engelbert addressed the media during her annual Finals press conference. Included in her wide range of topics is the league's prioritization rule and expansion, and the reaffirmed the league's support...
September 10, 2022
Billie Jean King-backed Trailblazer Venture Studios names startups for program to support women in sports
The Trailblazer Venture Studios — a sports venture launched by Billie Jean King Enterprises, Elysian Park Ventures, the Los Angeles Dodgers, and R/GA Ventures — has named the first nine companies to join its program to promote women in sports. The selected companies are making huge strides in terms of...
September 8, 2022
Women-Led Wednesday Returns For Fifth Year, Challenging the Mold For Conscious Consumerism
Sun Valley, ID /SPORTSWIRE WOMEN/ - Women-Led Wednesday, the annual shopping holiday to support conscious consumerism in support of women-led brands, is proud to announce the fifth installment and renewed effort to empower and promote women-led business. This year, Wild Rye, founders of the initiative, welcomes Boise-based goodbuy on board as...
August 31, 2022
Serena Williams shares what ‘Serena 2.0’ will look like in post-match interview
Serena Williams made it known after her first-round victory at the U.S. Open Monday night that she is ready for her next act with her San Francisco-based venture capital investment fund. The 23-time Grand Slam singles champion was quick with her answer, showing that her mind is already very much...