How does one begin to sum up this year?
We said goodbye to 2019 with massive hopes that 2020 will be a year of big sporting moments – as the Olympic Games, Africa Women’s Cup of Nations and Uefa men’s Euros beckoned.
But then the coronavirus pandemic happened. Every facet of life – including sport – came to unexpected halt. And as competitions were cancelled, jobs were lost and salaries cut, it was women’s sport that was hit particularly hard.
When measures were put in place to allow some elite sports return, women’s sport was often not considered “elite” enough. (BBC)