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Carrie Underwood to provide grants for girls sports programmes

By Teodora Agarici

The American country music superstar Carrie Underwood will be funding all-girls sports teams across the U.S with $500,000 (£386,500) in grants. This is part of an agreement with DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation and its Sports Matter programme.  Continue reading Carrie Underwood to provide grants for girls sports programmes

Drastic proposal from European Athletics to rewrite record books

By Teodora Agarici

A “revolutionary” new proposal from European Athletics could cancel all athletics world records set before 2005. This came as a follow up on the sport’s scandal from January where more than 1,000 Russians athletes across more than 30 sports were involved in or benefited from doping between 2011 and 2015. Continue reading Drastic proposal from European Athletics to rewrite record books

Women’s Cricket World Cup receives unprecedented coverage

By Muhammad Hamid

The 2017 Women’s Cricket World Cup in June will be broadcast live for the first time with 10 matches on ICC TV and Sky Sports with the umpire decision review system (DRS) being brought into the women’s game. The rest of the 21 matches will be live-streamed. Radio commentary will be provided by BBC Radio 5 Live among others. Continue reading Women’s Cricket World Cup receives unprecedented coverage