Unrecognized Champions and Media Darlings

From: Immodest and Sensational


Examines the shift in media coverage of women’s sport in the 1960s and 70s. Outlines those who did not receive media attention and showcases a shift in reporting to one taking female athletes seriously despite the blatent sexism



M. Ann Hall

M. ANN HALL is a Professor Emeritus in the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, where she taught for over thirty years. Her most recent publication is The Girl and the Game: A History of Women's Sport in Canada.