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    Toady sports is viewed by fans all around the world rather it being basketball, football, or baseball. Sports has become more of a gender controversial topic than simply enjoying the excitement of the players doing what they love to do so well. Women athletes are generally under paid compared to the men’s salaries in various sports do to the lack of viewers. Women sports doesn’t generate enough revenue, so the leagues can’t afford to pay the women as much as the men in their contracts. Women sports

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    issues surrounding women in sport. Female athletes are gaining more notoriety in the sports’ arena. However, the attention they are receiving, usually pertains to their appearance, rather than their skill. Further, they are continuously being over-sexualized and objectified and for these reasons, there is a need for sweeping change in the representation of female athletes in the media. This paper will discuss the portrayal of female athletes in the media, the coverage that women in sport receive, the current

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    Women Involved In Sports

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    Women all over America involved in sports were benefited by this event that was passed 35 years ago. By starting the Education Amendments of 1972, it meant that everyone who wanted to pursue an education get treated equally no matter on the race or gender. This created equal opportunities for many people and protected those based on education programs and activities to receive federal financial assistance. The one known to be the most important out of the amendments is Title IX. As many people think

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    not benefiting from sports because of a lack of participation (Crouter, 2011). Women are deprived because of inequitable access to sports facilities and limited opportunities to participate in sports (Bailey et al 2005). There is limited support in terms of funding and media coverage for womens’ sport (Parliamentary Committee Council of Europe, 2005). Media support for men’s sport is greater than for women’s sport. This situation tends to undermine women participating in sports (Duncan and Hasbrook

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    Essay on Women in Sports

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    Women in Sports Challenges appear to be part of the human experience. In the course of history, very little has come easily. The progress that women have made in sport in the United States over the course of the last 100 years seems remarkable for the amount achieved in so little time. In relation to the other advances made in this century, including men's sport, that achievement dims. While women have made great advances, they haven't, in comparison, come that far. It would appear, from the

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    reason for this occurring. Nevertheless, gender battles are still occurring, particularly in the sporting industry, which remains male dominated. Female sport has been given much notoriety over their uproar in the past decade, but is finding in a male controlled industry it is difficult for women to receive help from governing bodies. Female sport is

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    The Accomplishments of Women with Disabilities in Sports Success in disability sport (i.e., become an elite disabled athlete) enables people with impairments to actively resist dominant ideologies describing the impaired body as defective and disabled people as weak, inactive, and dependent (Huang and Brittain, 2006). Sport is a context that facilitates both, resistance and empowerment beyond merely the sporting experience. They feel physically empowered by their exceptional health and fitness

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    Lack Of Women In Sport

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    participated in sports. We have been conditioned to think of sports and the people who play them in a specific way. The truth is this description involves a white male. The concept of women participating in sports is seen as a “unnatural combination” (Ottaway. 2016). Because of this underlying biased against women in sport, “Women’s athletics receive only about 4 percent of all sports media coverage.” (Ottaway. 2016). This begs the question; why don't people watch women's sports? There is a cultural

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    Sports have been and continue to be a major part of the United States. According to the Open Access Journal of Sports Medicine, 45 million kids ages 8-15 play an organized sport each year. All sports have advanced throughout the years by technology, difficulty, and gender diversity. From the first Olympic games in 776 BC, to now, 2017, a lot has changed. The social aspect of sports has certainly developed over the years. In the 1800’s a woman could not take part in any male sport; it was simply unacceptable

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    A major impact on the lack of financial investments in women sports and women athletes is the lack of media coverage that women sports and athletes receive. Media coverage is very important to the career of an athlete and especially, the popularity of a sports team. Women’s sports are often overshadowed by the media coverage of men’s sports. This is one of the reasons why women’s sports and female athletes still receive far less corporate sponsorship and fewer advertising dollars than their male

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