The coverage of men’s sports whether it be television, radio, or newspaper is much greater than that of women’s sports. In 1996, statistics were taken of the coverage of women, men and mixed sports in Australia to see which was covered more. Men’s sports were covered at over 70% in newspapers, radio, and television, while women’s were less than 11% in all basic types of coverage. Mixed sports are covered more than women’s sports as well, but men’s still is covered the most by a huge amount. The coverage of women’s sports is one way that women’s sports are oppressed but not the only way. http://mcofs.wordpress.com/2009/10/02/australian-statistics/

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