Women's Sports Face New Challenges

Ryan, Thomas J.
March 2008
SGB;Mar2008, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p24
Trade Publication
The article presents the author's views on the popularity of the Women sports. In his view, women sports are not given their due importance as they should receive. He states that certain sport programs at various schools and colleges have been eliminated and the media is also not playing a fair role in highlighting women sports which is very necessary to increase their impact in the society.


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