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January 9, 2023
Global Medalists, National Record Holders, Olympians and Paralympians Among 127th Boston Marathon Women’s Field
The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) proudly announced today the women’s professional field for the 127th Boston Marathon, featuring decorated Open, Wheelchair and Para Athletics Division athletes from 18 countries. Among the field are global medalists, national record holders, Olympians and Paralympians, as well as five Boston Marathon champions. BAA
January 4, 2023
Everything you need to know about the 2023 Women’s WorldTour calendar
With 30 events and 86 race days across three continents, the Women's WorldTour is bigger than ever. VeloNews
December 31, 2022
Top Moments in Women’s Sports: 2022
As time goes on, women’s sports are only continuing to prove their value. Female athletes are setting the bar high while inspiring the next generation. Here are Her Campus' top five moments in women’s sports in 2022. Her Campus
December 21, 2022
Women in the Tube: A New Era
With the 2022 Vans Pipeline Masters’ significantly expanded and a remarkably diverse women’s division emphatically justifying its format with Carissa Moore’s amazing first-round Backdoor barrel, it seems like the appropriate time to consider the relatively recent paradigm shift in women’s tube riding. A dramatic advancement. And while finally receiving overdue...
December 12, 2022
Life Time responds to Sea Otter petition, changes start times for women’s cross-country race
Life Time, the parent company of the Sea Otter Classic, has said they are changing the start format of the Fuego 40km cross-country mountain bike race in 2023. In 2023, all women's age group categories will start ahead of the men. VeloNews
December 9, 2022
Record-breaking Women’s Super League attendances up 200% on last year – director
A new WSL record attendance was set in September when 47,367 spectators turned out to watch Arsenal beat north London rivals Tottenham Hotspur 4-0 at the Emirates Stadium. This followed a record-breaking women's Euros campaign which saw 87,192 fans pack into Wembley Stadium to see England win the tournament. ESPN
December 7, 2022
Study: UK women’s sports viewership up sevenfold since 2012
The organisation has found that this year’s average viewing time per person for women’s sport is at seven hours and 50 minutes, up to the end of October. This marks a significant increase compared to a decade ago, when an average time of an hour and 22 minutes was spent...
December 6, 2022
Bleeding Fingers, Hailstorms, and 2,000 Vertical Feet: How Three Women Set a Big-Wall Climbing Record
Sasha DiGiulian, Brette Harrington, and Matilda Söderlund traveled to Spain to send one of the hardest such routes. Rayu marks 16 pitches of biting limestone and a 5.14b crux. For DiGiulian, it also signaled a return to the height of her athletic career. Outside Online
December 6, 2022
PGA, LPGA To Restart Mixed Event After 24-Year Hiatus
A mixed-team golf event will be a fixture on the PGA Tour schedule for the first time in almost 25 years. The PGA and LPGA announced that the QBE Shootout will be converted into a mixed-team event starting in 2023 — a return to the format after the last JCPenney...
December 5, 2022
Christine Sinclair, Diana Matheson reveal pro Canadian women’s soccer league set for kickoff in 2025
Professional women's soccer is coming to Canada. Christine Sinclair and former national teammate Diana Matheson announced plans to launch a domestic professional women's league in 2025, featuring eight teams throughout Canada. The still-unnamed league would begin in April 2025 with an inaugural champion crowned sometime in the fall. Each team will...
December 5, 2022
Grand Rapids first market announced for new professional women’s volleyball league
A new professional U.S. women’s volleyball league that’s set to launch in 2024 has tapped Grand Rapids as its first market, team owners and league executives announced. DP Fox Sports & Entertainment, which co-owns the Grand Rapids Griffins and previously owned an Arena Football League team, joined Pro Volleyball Federation...
December 2, 2022
PUMA announces title sponsorship of the Toronto Women’s Run Series
TORONTO, CANADA – December 2, 2022 /SPORTSWIRE WOMEN/ - The Toronto Women’s Run Series, the country’s largest women’s running series today announced global sports brand PUMA as the title sponsor of the race series. The multiyear deal will take effect January 1, 2023 and will position PUMA as the title...
December 1, 2022
ESPN Is Bringing RedZone-Style Coverage to NCAA Women’s Volleyball
On Wednesday, ESPN announced a new feature of its coverage for the Division I women’s volleyball tournament: a RedZone-like whiparound show, which will complement ESPN’s broadcasting of every tournament match on one of its networks. FOS
November 30, 2022
Committed To Hosting Dedicated IRONMAN World Championship Race Days for Women and Men, IRONMAN Announces Plan for Dual Hosts for VinFast IRONMAN World Championship
TAMPA, Fla. (Nov. 30, 2022) /SPORTSWIRE WOMEN/ - Following the first-ever two-day IRONMAN World Championship and a continued commitment to providing women and men their own dedicated day of racing, IRONMAN announced today that the 2023 VinFast IRONMAN® World Championship triathlon will move forward with two different host venues. To...
November 27, 2022
Indiana coach Teri Moren slams conditions of Las Vegas women’s basketball tournament: ‘This was a major miss’
Las Vegas is a city known for its glitz and glamour. Neither, though, were found during what was supposed to be a showcase of some of the nation's top women's basketball teams this holiday weekend. The Women's Las Vegas Invitational, which featured teams such as Louisville and Auburn, went viral...
November 22, 2022
How Races Are Supporting Breastfeeding Runners
From pumping tents at start villages to lactation stations along the course, here’s how major races are making changes to better support new moms. Runners World (paywall)
November 18, 2022
New women’s pro volleyball league embarks on ‘converting the unconverted’
Pro Volleyball Federation, the new professional women’s indoor volleyball league in the U.S., endeavors to give elite players and coaches the opportunity to profit from their abilities, cultivate dedicated fanbases throughout the country and thrive in the world beyond the court. With a start date of February 2024, teams will...
November 18, 2022
LPGA Prize Money to Exceed $100M in 2023, Setting Record for Women’s Tour
The LPGA is planning to award $101.4 million in total prize money in 2023, marking an all-time single-season high for the tour. According to the Associated Press (h/t ESPN), the figure is 18 percent higher than the planned total for 2022 and more than double the total from 10 years...
November 17, 2022
Pro Volleyball Federation to launch inaugural U.S. women’s season in 2024
The Pro Volleyball Federation announced its presence Thursday and said it will begin play in February 2024, calling itself “real pro volleyball and the premier women’s professional volleyball league in North America.” The organizers, while making their announcement, revealed that Columbus, Ohio, and Dallas-Fort Worth will be two of what...
November 17, 2022
Women-Led Wednesday Reports a Record 650 Brands Banding Together to Inspire Conscious Shopping this Holiday Season
Sun Valley, ID /SPORTSWIRE WOMEN/ - Women-Led Wednesday announces the fifth installment of its annual shopping holiday created to encourage conscious consumerism in support of women-led brands, and this year, is excited to welcome more than 650 companies to its directory leading up to the holiday on Nov. 23, 2022. Brands...
November 15, 2022
Women’s Volleyball Continues to Draw Major Media Interest￼
ESPN has enjoyed multiple years of increased ratings for its women’s college volleyball coverage — and as a result has expressed interest in renewing its deal in the future. In the meantime, however, ESPN is investing in a professional version of the game. FOS
November 14, 2022
Tour of Britain and Women’s Tour organizer signs four-year deal with Welsh government
The Welsh government has partnered up with the Tour of Britain and Women’s Tour organizer, SweetSpot, to host key stages of the two races. The 2024 Women’s Tour will set off from Wales for the first time in the race’s history. The deal will conclude in 2026 with the Women’s Tour...
November 11, 2022
NCAA National Titles up for Grabs this Weekend at the 2022 Women’s Collegiate Triathlon National Championships
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. /SPORTSWIRE WOMEN/ - The 2022 Women’s Collegiate Triathlon National Championships are set to take place this Saturday, Nov. 12 as Tempe, Arizona, once again hosts the country’s top women’s varsity collegiate triathletes all vying for individual and team national titles. The event, organized by Kinetic Multisports and...
November 10, 2022
WNBA to allow coaches challenge next season
The WNBA will allow coaches to challenge one play a game next season, and the league is also heightening the penalty for transition take fouls. The league announced the changes on Thursday. The league’s competition committee recommended the rules changes and the WNBA Board of Governors approved them. Both rules,...
November 6, 2022
This Is What It’s Like Surfing While Pregnant
Surfing is a difficult sport under any circumstances. But surfing while pregnant is an entirely different beast. While many women, respectively, decide to opt out of surfing during their pregnancy, there is another group that won’t let anything stand between them and riding waves. We caught up with eight ordinary...