BIZWomen’s Sports Foundation Set to Host 36th Annual Gala by Staff Post October 16, 2015 Now is the time to celebrate women in sport. On Tuesday, October 20, the Women Sport’s Foundation will be holding their 36th Annual Salute to Women in Sports in NYC. The event is to celebrate and honor the female athletes who have set the stage and raised the bar for women’s athletics.Billie Jean King founded the Women’s Sports foundation; she had the dream to create a foundation that was dedicated to creating leaders in all walks of life by ensuring that girls have the access to sports. The Foundation also highlights research, advocacy, and grant programs that advance participation and leadership opportunities for women in sports. Every year at the Gala the following awards are given:-Sportswoman of the Year-Billie Jean King Contribution Award-Wilma Rudolph Courage Award This year’s nominees represent 18 sports and six different countries:Individual Sport:Simone Biles (Gymnastics)Kelly Clark (Snowboarding)Anna Fenninger (Alpine skiing)Natalie Geisenberger (Luge)Hannah Kearney (Skiing – freestyle)Jessica Long (Paralympic swimming)Tatyana McFadden (Paralympic Track & Field)Inbee Park (Golf)Elizaveta Tuktamysheva (Figure skating)Serena Williams (Tennis)Team Sport:Talita Antunes & Larissa França (Beach volleyball)Lauren Chamberlain (Softball)Cherrelle Garrett & Elana Meyers Taylor ( Bobsled)Martine Grael & Kahena Kunze (Sailing)Kimberly Hall (Volleyball)Hilary Knight (Ice Hockey)Carli Lloyd (Soccer)Maya Moore (Basketball)Maggie Steffens (Water Polo)Malaika Underwood (Baseball)It is sure to be a wonderful night, stay tuned into Double G Sports for Red Carpet coverage! Post Views: 1,290The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest PostsStaff PostLatest posts by Staff Post (see all) In The Zone Announces Initial Podcast Lineup - November 13, 2020 The Essential Resources You Need to Start Your Own Gym in 2020 - February 6, 2020 Wilder vs Fury II – How the second fight will be different to the first? - February 5, 2020 Early turnovers, defensive struggles plague the Scarlet Knights - January 26, 2020 Related TopicsAnnual Salute to Women in SportsBillie Jean KingWomen's Sports Foundation Click to comment You must be logged in to post a comment Login Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Newsletter SubscriptionCan't Miss Posts! The Most Catastrophic Boat Trip Since the Titanic; the New York Giants by John Venezia | posted on October 4, 2020 The Five Biggest Injuries of the 2020 NFL Season by Anthony Paradiso | posted on November 6, 2020 Women in Sports: Ariel Epstein, On-Air Host at SportsGrid (VIDEO) by Anthony Paradiso | posted on March 12, 2021 No Shame in Their Game – Female Mixed Martial Artists Use Onlyfans to Make Money by Brandon Berrios | posted on December 4, 2020 From Paramus High School to CBS Sports, Spero Dedes is making waves in sports broadcasting by Sunil Sunder Raj | posted on October 27, 2020More in BIZ You Know I’m Right, Episode 113: New York Post Columnist Phil Mushnick (Audio/Video)On the 113th episode of You Know I’m Right, Nick Durst and Joe Calabrese are joined by... You Know I’m Right, Episode 112: New York Jets’ Insider Brian Costello (Audio/Video)On the 112th episode of You Know I’m Right, Nick Durst and Joe Calabrese are joined by... How the You Know I’m Right Podcast Reached 100 EpisodesOn March 29, 2021, the You Know I’m Right Podcast published it’s 100th episode... You Know I’m Right, Episode 111: New York Giants’ Insider John Schmeelk (Audio/Video)On the 111th episode of You Know I’m Right, Nick Durst and Joe Calabrese are joined by... The Biggest Play Nobody’s Talking About From Mets-Dodgers Game 5 The G-Spot: Lamar Odom Fighting For Life, Tom Brady Makes Risky Business Partnership?