Equal Playing Field in the News

 

September  2017

Huffington Post, The Woman Who Was Ankle-Deep In Volcanic Ash For The World's Highest Soccer Game, http://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/2017/09/06/in-pursuit-of-an-equal-playing-field-this-aussie-took-soccer-to-the-rooftop-of-africa_a_23188734/   (September 6 2017)

Urban Pitch, Meet Jasmine Henderson, the Modern Day Renaissance Woman That Exemplifies the Power of Believing in Yourself, http://urbanpitch.com/meet-jasmine-henderson-modern-day-renaissance-woman-exemplifies-power-believing/ (September 4 2017)


july-august 2017

The Set Pieces: Tackling discrimination in the highest football match ever played https://thesetpieces.com/world-football/tackling-discrimination-highest-football-match-ever-played/ August 30

BBC World Service Radio: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p056srkx.  1 minutes 28, July 1 2017

Irish Examiner: What inspired these women from all over the world to climb Kilimanjaro for a game of football? https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/sport/what-inspired-these-women-from-all-over-the-world-to-climb-kilimanjaro-for-a-game-of-football-797709.html  July 13 2017

East Anglian Daily Times: Beccles firm designs goalposts for 15,000ft-high world record football match on Kilimanjaro http://www.eadt.co.uk/business/beccles-firm-designs-goalposts-for-15-000ft-high-world-record-football-match-on-kilimanjaro-1-5105558 July 14 2017

Irish Tech news: Female footballers climbed Kilimanjaro to play the highest match in history, http://irishtechnews.ie/female-footballers-climbed-kilimanjaro-to-play-the-highest-match-in-history/  July 7 2017

AllAfrica.com:  Tanzania: Beckham, Bachchan Here to Promote Tourism, http://allafrica.com/stories/201706280088.html  June 27 2017

Dagblat: Verdens høyeste fotballkamp: - Vi lagde en pakt før kampen http://www.dagbladet.no/sport/verdens-hoyeste-fotballkamp---vi-lagde-en-pakt-for-kampen/68466098 July 6 2017

The Shadow League: Climbing towards the SUmmit for women’s equality in sports. https://www.theshadowleague.com/story/climbing-towards-the-summit-for-women-s-equality-in-sports July 17


june                2017

USA Today: Former US Soccer Player Lori Lindsey stands up for equality, https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/soccer/2017/06/11/former-us-soccer-player-lori-lindsey-stands-up-equality/102748730/ June 11 2017

All Africa.com, Tanzania: Women's 90 Soccer At Kilimanjaro Peak Accomplished,  http://allafrica.com/stories/201706260114.html June 26 2017

Gulf News: Scoring goals for gender equality atop Mt Kilimanjaro http://gulfnews.com/xpress/news/scoring-goals-for-gender-equality-atop-mt-kilimanjaro-1.2043428 June 14 2017

Walsall Advertiser: FOOTBALL: Former England star Unitt scaling heights in world record attempt for charity http://www.walsalladvertiser.co.uk/unitt-scaling-heights-in-name-of-charity/story-30390757-detail/story.html#pJdrD7PEUliVKASF.99 June 15 2017

The Jordan Times: Two Jordanian women prepare for world record highest-elevation football game,  http://www.jordantimes.com/news/local/two-jordanian-women-prepare-world-record-highest-elevation-football-game June 15 2017

BBC Radio 5 Live, Interview with Maggie and Yasmeen http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08t43l4 1hr 54

The Citizen: Tanzania: Female Players to Play On Mt Kilimanjaro, http://allafrica.com/stories/201706210070.html June 20 2017

Khaleej Times: Women football teams scale new height to fight inequality, http://www.khaleejtimes.com/nation/dubai/women-football-teams-scale-new-height-to-fight-inequality June 23

PR Web: "Equal Playing Field" Documentary Gets an Assist from ARRI Rental UK, http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14420397.htm

Toronto Star: Former Afghan women's soccer captain kicking down barriers in Toronto, https://www.thestar.com/news/insight/2017/06/18/former-afghan-womens-soccer-captain-trying-to-open-up-the-game.html June 18 2017

The Sun: KIL-ER AMBITION Former England football star Rachel Unitt preparing for her steepest challenge yet… a 90-minute football match at 19,000ft on Mount Kilimanjaro https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/3873290/former-england-football-star-rachel-unitt-preparing-for-her-steepest-challenge-yet-a-football-match-at-19000ft-on-mount-kilimanjaro/ June 23 2017

Sport.de: Weltrekord! Spiel auf dem Kilimandscharo, https://www.sport.de/news/ne2799823/weltrekord-spiel-auf-dem-kilimandscharo/ June 25 2017

HLN Belgium: Wereldrecord: vrouwenvoetbalmatch vindt plaats op 5.730 meter hoogte, http://www.hln.be/hln/nl/9091/Time-out/article/detail/3192825/2017/06/26/Wereldrecord-vrouwenvoetbalmatch-vindt-plaats-op-5-730-meter-hoogte.dhtml June 26 2017

Emirates Women: Two Jordanian Sportswomen Just Took Part In A Record-Breaking Football Match  http://emirateswoman.com/jordanian-sportswomen-record-breaking-football-match/ June 27 2017

FIFA: Fútbol en el techo de África por la igualdad de género, http://es.fifa.com/womens-football/news/y=2017/m=6/news=futbol-en-el-techo-de-africa-por-la-igualdad-de-genero-2898666.html June 27 2017

FIFA: An equal playing field atop a mountain, http://www.fifa.com/womens-football/news/y=2017/m=6/news=an-equal-playing-field-atop-a-mountain-2896355.html June 27 2017

Marca: Mónica González participa en un partido de Récord Guinness en el Kilimanjaro, http://www.marca.com/claro-mx/futbol/futbol-femenil/2017/06/27/59527441468aeb9e6d8b4666.html June 27 2017

CNN: Female footballers to climb Kilimanjaro to play highest match in history http://edition.cnn.com/2017/06/14/football/womens-football-mount-kilimanjaro-match/index.html June 28 2017

Publico Portugal: Fintar a desigualdade a 5800 metros do chão? Isso é para miúdas, https://www.publico.pt/2017/06/29/desporto/noticia/rematar-a-desigualdade-a-5785-metros-de-altitude-isso-e-tarefa-de-miudas-1777356 June 29 2017

CNN : Female footballers break world record for highest ever football match http://edition.cnn.com/2017/06/29/football/female-footballers-mount-kilimanjaro-world-record/index.html June 29 2017

La Nacion: El partido de fútbol femenino a casi 6000 metros de altura que logró un récord Guinness, http://www.lanacion.com.ar/2038571-el-partido-de-futbol-femenino-a-casi-6000-metros-de-altura-que-logro-un-record-guinness June 30 2017

Stylist : Meet the women who broke world records by playing football on Mount Kilimanjaro  http://www.stylist.co.uk/life/world-record-mt-kilomanjiro-womens-football-feminism-sport 6 July 2017

Scottish FA: http://www.scottishfa.co.uk/scottish_fa_news.cfm?page=1962&newsID=17062&newsCategoryID=1

http://www.nineentertainmentco.com.au/2017/03/24/12/30/in-her-court


BeIN Sports: Women Footballers to break world record for highest altitude football match http://www.beinsports.com/en/football/news/women-footballers-to-break-world-record-for-h/477095 March 9

The National: UAE based women footballers to scale new heights in Mount Kilimanjaro match, http://www.thenational.ae/sport/football/uae-based-women-footballers-to-scale-new-heights-in-mount-kilimanjaro-match

Isle of Wight County Press: Isle of Wight Footballer at heart of international women’s day effort http://www.iwcp.co.uk/news/news/isle-of-wight-footballer-at-heart-of-international-womens-day-effort-97890.aspx

Dios Olimpicos: Futbolistas van por record Guinness e egalidad en o mas alto del Kilimanjaro http://diosasolimpicas.com/2017/03/futbolistas-van-por-record-guinness-e-igualdad-en-lo-mas-alto-del-kilimanjaro/

Kent FA: Women Footballers Set to Break World Record! http://www.kentfa.com/news/2017/may/kili-football?c=1

Basingtsoke Observer: Katie’s got a mountain to climb for world’s highest football match http://www.basingstokeobserver.co.uk/katies-got-a-mountain-to-climb-for-worlds-highest-football-match, March 20 2017

ABC News: All female soccer teams to scale mountain for gender equality, http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-05-09/all-female-soccer-team-to-scale-mountain-for-gender-equality/8509214 May 27 2017

APlus: These Female Soccer Stars Are Hoping To Move Mountains For The Next Generation Of Players — By Climbing Their Own http://aplus.com/a/mt-kilimanjaro-womens-soccer-match-equal-playing-field?no_monetization=true May 27 2017

Courrier Mail: Women look to equal playing field in a match on Mount Kilimanjaro, http://www.couriermail.com.au/questnews/southeast/women-look-to-equal-playing-field-in-a-match-on-mount-kilimanjaro/news-story/b85d5c1fbaa6bba9ed218ba5f641f630 May 24 2017

 

january-june 2017