WOMEN IN SPORTS ARCHIVES

IAAF DELAYS NEW GENDER RULES

The IAAF announced Tuesday it had agreed to postpone by five months the implementation of controversial new rules on high testosterone levels in female athletes to avoid further delay in proceedings brought by South African track star Caster Semenya challenging

GENDER IN SPORT

Are you woman enough? This is the question that has been repeatedly asked of Caster Semenya ever since, in 2009, at the age of 18, she blew away the competition to win gold at the World Championships in Berlin.

HISTORIC MOTION FOR CANADIAN RUGBY

Recognizing the importance of leadership reflecting its members and global trends, Rugby Canada’s Board of Directors and Provincial Unions supported a motion today ensuring that its governance will be comprised by no less than 40% of both genders.

MILLER WINS LAWSUIT IN USA

Shannon Miller claimed she was fired for being a woman. The Federal jury agreed. Jury slams Univ. of Minnesota-Duluth with $3.74 million judgment for firing lesbian coach

IOC TO ADVANCE GENDER EQUALITY

Following the IOC Executive Board approval of 25 bold and challenging recommendations, the IOC is leading the way in raising awareness of the importance of gender equality on and off the field of play.

WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

The Ontario Volleyball Association is proud to present the 1st annual multi-sport Women and Girls in Leadership and Sport Conference to be held in May at the University of Toronto Scarborough.

RINGETTE CDA’S FEMALE COACH POLICY

From Policy to Progress: Working to Develop and Retain Female Coaches. Despite it being early days, here is an initiative to watch, support, and adapt. Ringette Canada’s Female Coach on the Bench Policy and the subsequent Action Plan may offer

NEW ONLINE EXHIBIT: SHOF

Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame has launched a new online exhibit for Canada’s 150th Anniversary. This new interactive tool highlights the rich history of Canadian Sport. One of the five themes explored in this exhibit focuses on women in sport

CANADIANS TO LEAD WOMEN’S CLINIC

Demetra Koutsopodiotis-Gauthier and Stephanie Roberton-Owen are traveling to Tehran, Iran to help lead a wrestling refereeing clinic for Iranian women.

CGF GENDER EQUALITY STRATEGY

The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) announced that central features of its Gender Equality Strategy have been implemented ahead of the XXI edition of the Commonwealth Games which takes place on the Gold Coast, Australia from 4 – 15 April 2018.