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Isabella McAlpine [Bella, Belle] Moore (1894–1975), swimmer, and Olympic Title Holder
(Oxford University Press, 2014-10-01)
Isabella McAlpine [Bella, Belle] Moore (1894–1975), swimmer, was born at 95 McLean Street, Govan, Lanarkshire, on 23 October 1894, the daughter of Duncan Moore, journeyman iron turner, and his wife, Mary, née Cleland. She ...
Hilda Mary Light (1890–1969), sports administrator and hockey pioneer
(Oxford University Press, 2012-05-30)
Hilda Mary Light (1890–1969), sports administrator and hockey pioneer, was born at Woodridings, Pinner, Middlesex, on 6 September 1890, the elder daughter in the family of two daughters and one son of George Miller Light ...
An Age of Speed
This chapter looks at the rise of motor sport in Britain, particularly the advent of the Brooklands racing 'set' before World War One and revival during peacetime. Early feamel racing motorists such as Dorothy Levitt, of ...
(ABC Clio, 2012-04-01)
This article is a brief biographical overview of the career of Sonja Henie.
Women, Football and History: International Perspectives
This paper provides an overview of a collection of works related to women and football from international perspectives. After a general discursive introduction, the material discussed has its emphasis on studies connected ...
Public History, Sporting Heritage and Archives: Working with the Private and Non-Profit Sectors
The continuities between sport, leisure and tourism studies are more compelling than the differences. A second point relates to the whole employability agenda in universities at the moment. One element of this is the student ...
An Ambivalent Spectacle: Watching Women's World Cup 2015
I have been writing about women’s soccer since 1998 and have attended the two Women’s World Cups held in the United States. In 2011, I was frequently asked if I was going to Women’s World Cup in Germany, and I have had the ...
Frisky and Bitchy: Unlikely British Olympic Heroes?
(Taylor and Francis, 2010-06)
This article begins with a brief biographical overview of the career of bridge player and writer Rixi Markus (1910–1992). To a lesser extent, it gives an account of her sometime partner Fritzi Gordon (1916–1992). Questions ...
The FA Super League: women’s football goes professional
The article gives an overview of the eight-team Super League launched in 2011/12 season and argues the case of a US-based franchise model but centrally funded by the Football Association (FA).
Women’s football, Europe and professionalization 1971-2011: Global gendered labor markets
(Diasbola international football migration network website http://www.diasbola.com/uk/foomi-members.html, 2011-11)
This working paper looks at the development of women's professional employment in Europe before the active support of UEFA in the 1970s when two professional leagues operated in Italy to the present situation when Germany ...