Tag Archives: Women’s

Women’s Sports Foundation Partners With KT Tape For 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup

USWNT midfielder Rose Lavelle (16) battles with Australia defender Ellie Carpenter (21) during a friendly match on April 4, 2019, at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, CO. (Photo by Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) GETTY The Women’s Sports Foundation, founded in 1974 by tennis legend Billie Jean King, was created to ensure all girls and women have ... Read More »

IOC Wants Statue Of Liberty Image Removed From US Women’s Hockey Goalie Masks: Report

USA goalie Hensley has a large Statue of Liberty image painted on the left side of her mask.© AFP The International Olympic Committee is reportedly asking the US women’s hockey team to remove Statue of Liberty images from two goaltenders’ masks because they violate IOC policy against political symbols. USA Hockey officials were in talks to resolve the matter ahead of the ... Read More »

Women’s Sport Week: Athletes can face ‘minefield’ returning after childbirth

Athletes can face a “minefield” when they return to elite sport after having a baby, Dame Sarah Storey says. As part of Women’s Sports Week, Storey, who is expecting her second child, has called for clearer guidelines from governing bodies. UK Sport, which funds elite sport, implemented a maternity policy in 2011, but the 14-time Paralympic champion says it can ... Read More »