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England Sports Bodies Launch 'Team Up' Project To Boost Women's World Cups

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 06 / 28 / 16

England Hockey, the England & Wales Cricket Board and England Netball "have launched a project" called "Team Up" to boost respective home Women's World Cups, according to Andy Charles of SKY SPORTS. The project is designed to "build a bigger fan base ahead of the 2017 ICC Women's Cricket Wo...

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