The Power of Visibility: Kelley O’Hara on the importance of sharing stories in women’s sport

Two-time World Cup champion and Olympic gold medalist with the USWNT, Kelley O’Hara is now bringing her talents to the recently launched Just Women’s Sports podcast. “It’s [being able to play football] definitely made me more grateful. As with so many people, this time has taught me to really appreciate the everyday things I was …

By the Numbers: Vol 4

For the month of April, our data collection of mainstream media’s online reporting of women’s sports and women in sport found that the coverage only averaged 8.4%. Women’s sports have experienced a severe lack of media representation and consideration during the early impacts of COVID-19. Our data analysis produced in partnership with Swinburne University of …

By the Numbers: Vol 3

We had a day this week that made it to double digits!  How tragic that we’re celebrating that… This week’s analysis of the mainstream media coverage didn’t change too much from what we’ve seen unfortunately. Numbers were insignificantly higher on the weekend with a 1% bump on Saturday and Sunday and Friday April 24 saw …

By the Numbers: Vol 2

Last week we announced our partnership with Swinburne University of Technology’s Sport Innovation Research Group where we would spend a whole month collecting daily data of mainstream media coverage of women’s sport. Last week, the numbers were not great. We only saw one day reach over 10% of coverage, Sunday April 6. To put this …

Five moments in the history of women’s cricket you may not know about 

Last week, the Australian women’s cricket team released a remarkable video celebrating the very long history of women’s cricket in Australia. It was three minutes and forty-three seconds that brought tears to the eyes of this lover of women’s sport history.  Like most sports, the role of women in cricket—both on the field and off—has …