The West Indies won both the men’s and women’s World Twenty20 cricket trophies over the weekend. The men took home $1.6 million in prize money, the women $100,000. I’d like to know which bright spark in the International Cricket Council thought it was OK to pay the women just 6.25 per cent of what they…
Tag: women’s sport
Women in sport: still a minefield of double standards
Last month, Anna Meares became the greatest female track cyclist in the sport’s history. Anna’s a freak of nature. She broke her neck seven months before the Beijing Olympics and still won silver. She’s won eleven world titles. She’s got five Olympic medals, of every colour, two of them gold. And she can do this….