It’s all about the journey for Olympic gold medalist and long-time Women’s Sports Foundation friend Nastia Liukin. Rooted in her lifelong passion of gymnastics, the 2008 all-around champion continues to pursue her goals of helping younger athletes thrive through her new startup, Grander Inc., an app made up of an engaged and connected community of…
The WSF is proud to share and acknowledge other programs working towards the same mission, one such program being the Women’s Sport Leadership Academy held at the University of Chichester in the United Kingdom.
On Oct. 18, 2017, Cipriani Wall Street in New York City was packed with supporters for the 38th Annual Salute to Women in Sports, while hundreds more tuned in to our first ever live stream of the event. The room was brimming with energy as we joined together to celebrate the most accomplished women in sports and the girls they inspire.
Currently training and preparing for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Games, Elana Meyers Taylor is in peak performance. We caught up with Elana between training sessions to discuss her beginnings in bobsleigh, her preparations for the upcoming Winter Olympics, and the significance of receiving WSF Travel & Training Fund grants.
Women’s sports want your support. Since the implementation of Title IX in 1972, female participation in athletics has grown from one in 27 to now two in five, yet women’s sports are less than 2% of sport stories in the media. Together we can change that and it starts by getting in the stands.
Netball is the most popular sport for women in New Zealand with the highest participation rate and public interest. However, despite the sport’s success – scarcity of funding is still an issue for many teams in the area.