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Women's Sport Week 2017
« on: June 24, 2017, 11:02:45 AM »
An opportune time to celebrate women's sport, as this is a pretty big summer. Even in sports that aren't football:

According to Women In Sport’s most recent survey, women’s sport makes up only 7% of all sports coverage in the UK. ... To break this spiral, football, rugby and cricket have all set up new women’s Super Leagues. The ECB and the RFU have also started to stage women’s matches alongside men’s games and packaged the two products together in their broadcast rights deals. It’s working. All three tournaments taking place this summer will be shown live. The football is on Channel 4, the rugby is on ITV, and the cricket is on Sky.

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