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Why women's sports are less popular and receive less media coverage than men's sports - The Daily Orange - The Independent Student Newspaper of Syracuse, New York

<b>UPDATED:</b> April 4, 2016 at 1:52 a.m.<p>A look at the attendance differences between Syracuse University’s men’s and women’s basketball games makes it …

Why professional women’s sport is less popular than men’s

A FEW hours before the men’s Tour de France arrived in Paris on July 27th 2014, a group (or peloton) of women cyclists dashed up the Champs Elysees. …

Why Tennis Is the Most Popular Women's Sport

Mark Blinch—Reuters<p>Al Bello—Getty Images<p>Elsa—Getty Images<p>Andy Lyons—Getty Images<p>Streeter Lecka—Getty Images<p>Matthew Stockman—Getty Images<p>Al …

Tennis

Five myths about women’s sports

<i>Liz Clarke covers the Washington Redskins for The Washington Post.</i><p>Women and sports are two topics about which people tend to be long on opinion, even if they’re short on knowledge. So it’s no surprise that women’s sports are mired in misinformation. With the success of the U.S. women’s soccer team …

Gender Stereotyping in Televised Sports: A Follow-Up to the 1989 Study

The real March Madness: When will women's teams get equal buzz?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Last month, my husband and I took our daughters to a Columbia University women's basketball game. We live nearby, had already attended a men's game and were excited for our girls, one of whom plays basketball, to watch college women in action.<p>When we walked into the arena, my mouth …

FIFA could do more to lessen gender inequality in World Cup interest

Equal pay for equal work. Sounds like a no-brainer, right?<p>In sports, there's never been a gender gap between men and women. It's always been more like a chasm.<p>Take golf. South Korea's Inbee Park is the leading money-winner on the LPGA Tour with $1.42 million in earnings this year. Two other women …

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Female athletes still face inequality

As the WNBA moves into the final stretch of its 15th season, attendance rose along with TV viewership and is at its highest since 2005. ESPN also …

Gender Pay Gap for Women Athletes

<b>Even three-time World Cup winners face the gender pay gap.</b>The USA women’s soccer team—now <i>three-time winners</i> of the Women’s World Cup—made headlines …

Where Girls Are Missing Out on High-School Sports

Gender inequality in athletics exists at thousands of campuses across the country—and it’s concentrated in one region in particular.<p>Forty-three years ago, a federal law was passed requiring what today seems like a no-brainer: gender equality in schools. Over the past few years, that law—Title …

Gender Equality in Athletics and Sports - Interesting Facts About Athletics, Sports, and Title IX

Gender Equity in Athletics and Sports<p><b>Interesting Facts about Athletics, Sports, and Title IX</b><p>Title IX of the Education Act opened athletics to women …

Pay Inequity in Athletics - Women's Sports Foundation

College and professional sports often provide unequal funding and compensation for women. While some sports have progressed, additional investments …

LPGA Tour