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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 03 / 06 / 15

Seven million women in the U.K. participate in sports every week, a number that is not reflected in newspaper and TV coverage, according to Female Sports Group Founder & CEO JOHN POSTLETHWAITE . “The more I dug into it, the more I realized that the achievements of women in sport were so h...

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