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WOMEN'S SPORTS FOUNDATION CHOOSES DC FOR FIRST "CHALLENGE"
Published October 15, 1997
The Women's Sports Foundation will hold its first "Women's Global Challenge" in the greater Washington, DC, region, from April 28-May 2, 1999. The Challenge will include competition in basketball, beach volleyball, diving, figure skating, gymnastics, soccer (pending), swimming and track and field. More than $2.3M will be raised for girl's sports programs and female athletes around the world (Women's Sports Foundation). In Washington, Athelia Knight reports that the Washington region will also host the biennial event in 2001 (WASHINGTON POST, 10/15). TUBE TIME: Lifetime TV will telecast three days of the Women's Global Challenge, for a total of six hours of coverage (Lifetime). CBS Sports will broadcast four hours of coverage spread over the five days of competition (CBS).