Archive for the ‘Sports/International Women’s Day’ Category

86 thousand fans watch Women’s Twenty20 Cricket World Cup in Australia

Sunday, March 8th, 2020

In front of an almost-record crowd, defending champion Australia claimed its fifth Women's Twenty20 Cricket World Cup title after thrashing India by 85 runs in Sunday's final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Canadian female athletes you oughta know

Saturday, March 7th, 2020

This International Women’s Day, let’s celebrate some of Canada's female heroes of the past and not-so distant past. If you don’t already know these athletes, you should.

Just when Erica Gavel wanted to quit, her sporting career rocketed

Friday, March 6th, 2020
Erica Gavel

On International Women's Day, Erica Gavel shares how sport took her life in a completely different direction she could have imagined at a young age.

Women are going to carry Canada’s Olympic team (again)

Friday, March 6th, 2020

Female athletes won the vast majority of Canada's medals in Rio, and the gender gap might widen even more in Tokyo. Here are some of the Canadian women you should know about — and follow — as the Summer Olympics approach.

CBC Sports commits to gender-balanced sports coverage across all platforms

Friday, March 6th, 2020

The network is aiming to 'allow more young women to visualize themselves achieving great things through sport,' says Chris Wilson, CBC's Executive Director of Sports and Olympics.