Why is it that men play ‘basketball’ but women play ‘women’s basketball’? There are examples of this dichotomy everywhere, whether it is the sport itself or the event (i.e. Rugby World Cup vs. Women’s Rugby World Cup, NBA vs. WNBA).

Historically, most sports were only accessible to men, thus no need to specify gender. But times have changed, so why is ‘women’s sport’ still treated as a separate entity?

In the book  “Olympic Women and the Media: International Perspectives”,  Pirkko Markula makes the case that the separation of sport by gender reinforces a stereotype of female inferiority: “ One way to identify women as the ‘weaker sex’ is to structure women’s sport as a discrete category of men’s sport .”

For many students, sport is a defining factor in their overall student experience, whether this is for fun, or something a bit more serious. Whatever your level of sporting ability you’ll have every chance to take part in sport at Exeter using our facilities which are amongst the best in the UK.

Success in sport at the University of Exeter continues each year, both in competition, where we finished 5th in the British Universities and Colleges Sports (BUCS) rankings 2015/16, and in recreational sport with increasing numbers of individuals and teams enjoying the facilities across our campuses. 

Our teams compete for national titles in numerous competitions including cricket, golf, hockey, lacrosse, rowing, rugby union, sailing, surfing, tennis and windsurfing.

Genesis has almost two years under its belt as a luxury automaker, and we don’t envy its task of competing with brands that are 100 years old. Because other automakers have had plenty of time to secure recognition, it’s especially important for Genesis to stand out from the crowd. Is it too little, too late for Genesis?

Not so fast. Genesis will have six vehicles by 2021, and right now, only the G80 and G90 are available. The G90 flagship we reviewed last year looked promising. Although it doesn’t exude the flash of some other luxury rivals, it stood out as a top performer in ride quality. To this day it’s easy to recall; driving over speed bumps left the G90 perfectly undisturbed. As we noted in our G90 V-6 First Test, international bureau chief Angus MacKenzie called the Genesis sedan “a Korean full-size luxury car that’s better than anything America or Japan can build. And yes, that includes Lexus.”

The G80 Sport takes a very different path from its older brother by focusing on performance over plushness. The result is what often feels like a strange mix of sports car and comfortable cruiser. Packing a 3.3-liter twin-turbo V-6, the G80 produces a very healthy 365 hp routed to the rear wheels. It’s powerful enough that I didn’t imagine myself wanting the G80 with the 420-hp V-8 engine, and even the base 3.8-liter V-6 with 311 hp might prove more than enough. But despite the plentiful power of our tester, the weight and steering feel suggest ambitions other than raw performance.

Why is it that men play ‘basketball’ but women play ‘women’s basketball’? There are examples of this dichotomy everywhere, whether it is the sport itself or the event (i.e. Rugby World Cup vs. Women’s Rugby World Cup, NBA vs. WNBA).

Historically, most sports were only accessible to men, thus no need to specify gender. But times have changed, so why is ‘women’s sport’ still treated as a separate entity?

In the book  “Olympic Women and the Media: International Perspectives”,  Pirkko Markula makes the case that the separation of sport by gender reinforces a stereotype of female inferiority: “ One way to identify women as the ‘weaker sex’ is to structure women’s sport as a discrete category of men’s sport .”

Why is it that men play ‘basketball’ but women play ‘women’s basketball’? There are examples of this dichotomy everywhere, whether it is the sport itself or the event (i.e. Rugby World Cup vs. Women’s Rugby World Cup, NBA vs. WNBA).

Historically, most sports were only accessible to men, thus no need to specify gender. But times have changed, so why is ‘women’s sport’ still treated as a separate entity?

In the book  “Olympic Women and the Media: International Perspectives”,  Pirkko Markula makes the case that the separation of sport by gender reinforces a stereotype of female inferiority: “ One way to identify women as the ‘weaker sex’ is to structure women’s sport as a discrete category of men’s sport .”

For many students, sport is a defining factor in their overall student experience, whether this is for fun, or something a bit more serious. Whatever your level of sporting ability you’ll have every chance to take part in sport at Exeter using our facilities which are amongst the best in the UK.

Success in sport at the University of Exeter continues each year, both in competition, where we finished 5th in the British Universities and Colleges Sports (BUCS) rankings 2015/16, and in recreational sport with increasing numbers of individuals and teams enjoying the facilities across our campuses. 

Our teams compete for national titles in numerous competitions including cricket, golf, hockey, lacrosse, rowing, rugby union, sailing, surfing, tennis and windsurfing.

Genesis has almost two years under its belt as a luxury automaker, and we don’t envy its task of competing with brands that are 100 years old. Because other automakers have had plenty of time to secure recognition, it’s especially important for Genesis to stand out from the crowd. Is it too little, too late for Genesis?

Not so fast. Genesis will have six vehicles by 2021, and right now, only the G80 and G90 are available. The G90 flagship we reviewed last year looked promising. Although it doesn’t exude the flash of some other luxury rivals, it stood out as a top performer in ride quality. To this day it’s easy to recall; driving over speed bumps left the G90 perfectly undisturbed. As we noted in our G90 V-6 First Test, international bureau chief Angus MacKenzie called the Genesis sedan “a Korean full-size luxury car that’s better than anything America or Japan can build. And yes, that includes Lexus.”

The G80 Sport takes a very different path from its older brother by focusing on performance over plushness. The result is what often feels like a strange mix of sports car and comfortable cruiser. Packing a 3.3-liter twin-turbo V-6, the G80 produces a very healthy 365 hp routed to the rear wheels. It’s powerful enough that I didn’t imagine myself wanting the G80 with the 420-hp V-8 engine, and even the base 3.8-liter V-6 with 311 hp might prove more than enough. But despite the plentiful power of our tester, the weight and steering feel suggest ambitions other than raw performance.

The following “Six Questions” short interview with DJ Fisher, Sports Agent and Founder/CEO of Defining Sports, was conducted by Belmont University Law School student and aspiring sports/entertainment agent Mark J. Burns .  Connect with DJ on Twitter and Linkedin .

1. When did you realize you wanted to work in sports? As a follow-up, why did you initially want to work in the sports agency world and start your own agency, Defining Sports ?

2. How do you try and differentiate Defining Sports from other competing agencies and organizations? As a follow-up, what types of services does Defining Sports offer?

Why is it that men play ‘basketball’ but women play ‘women’s basketball’? There are examples of this dichotomy everywhere, whether it is the sport itself or the event (i.e. Rugby World Cup vs. Women’s Rugby World Cup, NBA vs. WNBA).

Historically, most sports were only accessible to men, thus no need to specify gender. But times have changed, so why is ‘women’s sport’ still treated as a separate entity?

In the book  “Olympic Women and the Media: International Perspectives”,  Pirkko Markula makes the case that the separation of sport by gender reinforces a stereotype of female inferiority: “ One way to identify women as the ‘weaker sex’ is to structure women’s sport as a discrete category of men’s sport .”

For many students, sport is a defining factor in their overall student experience, whether this is for fun, or something a bit more serious. Whatever your level of sporting ability you’ll have every chance to take part in sport at Exeter using our facilities which are amongst the best in the UK.

Success in sport at the University of Exeter continues each year, both in competition, where we finished 5th in the British Universities and Colleges Sports (BUCS) rankings 2015/16, and in recreational sport with increasing numbers of individuals and teams enjoying the facilities across our campuses. 

Our teams compete for national titles in numerous competitions including cricket, golf, hockey, lacrosse, rowing, rugby union, sailing, surfing, tennis and windsurfing.

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