Women's sports ready for take off

More Sports Jun 12, 2021

Women's sports ready for take off

Those looking to invest in sports should bet on women's leagues, with post-pandemic interest presenting new opportunities, according to Angela Ruggiero, the former International Olympic Committee executive board member and co-founder of the Sports Innovation Lab. While established men's leagues, with their traditional revenue streams, ...

Naomi Osaka cites Williams and King as inspirations for soccer deal

Tennis Feb 1, 2021

Naomi Osaka cites Williams and King as inspirations for soccer deal

Naomi Osaka said it was Serena Williams and Billie Jean King, and also her boyfriend, who influenced her decision to become part-owner of women's soccer team North Carolina Courage, she revealed Sunday. Osaka, the reigning U.S. Open champion, announced the investment on Thursday, with the ...