Comments on: Women’s boxing enters the Olympic ring http://blogs.hillandknowlton.com/rowlandjack/2009/08/16/womens-boxing-enters-the-olympic-ring/ Rowland Jack on International Sport Mon, 02 Jan 2012 13:26:51 +0000 http://wordpress.org/?v=2.9.2 hourly 1 By: Delta Force Paintball http://blogs.hillandknowlton.com/rowlandjack/2009/08/16/womens-boxing-enters-the-olympic-ring/comment-page-1/#comment-162 Delta Force Paintball Fri, 08 Jan 2010 11:19:18 +0000 http://blogs.hillandknowlton.com/rowlandjack/?p=83#comment-162 Any sport who's main aim is to inflict pain on opponents is always going to have split opinions on whether women should participate or not. We still get a lot of prejudice towards women paintballers, because it is viewed as a "manly" thing to do. I think part of the problem is lot of men still have the outdated ideal of dainty, agreeable women in their mind when they think of their ideal women, and participating in such sports directly contradicts this. Any sport who’s main aim is to inflict pain on opponents is always going to have split opinions on whether women should participate or not. We still get a lot of prejudice towards women paintballers, because it is viewed as a “manly” thing to do. I think part of the problem is lot of men still have the outdated ideal of dainty, agreeable women in their mind when they think of their ideal women, and participating in such sports directly contradicts this.

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By: KatieP http://blogs.hillandknowlton.com/rowlandjack/2009/08/16/womens-boxing-enters-the-olympic-ring/comment-page-1/#comment-142 KatieP Fri, 04 Sep 2009 00:39:31 +0000 http://blogs.hillandknowlton.com/rowlandjack/?p=83#comment-142 Fantastic news about women's boxing in the 2012 Olympics. Australia will hopefully be represented by some strong talent Fantastic news about women’s boxing in the 2012 Olympics. Australia will hopefully be represented by some strong talent

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