Emerging Sports

New guide released for emerging sports

The NCAA Committee on Women’s Athletics released new guidelines for a program to increase athletics opportunities for women through NCAA-recognized emerging sports.

NCAA Emerging Sports for Women Process Guide

In September 2018, at its fall in-person meeting, the Committee on Women’s Athletics completed a comprehensive review of the process guide and amended the document to provide leaders of current and future emerging sports with additional assistance.

Emerging Sports for Women

The NCAA Committee on Women’s Athletics is charged with identifying and managing progress of emerging sports for women. An emerging sport is a women’s sport recognized by the NCAA that is intended to help schools provide more athletics...

Division II vote gives new life to equestrian

Nearly 200 college administrators at the NCAA Convention voted Saturday to let equestrian’s ride continue in Division II.

Still in the Saddle

Leah Fiorentino’s first year as the executive director of the National Collegiate Equestrian Association hasn’t been a quiet ride.

The Emerging Path

Next spring, when women’s beach volleyball serves up the NCAA’s newest championship, it will join the sporting ranks of a unique few. Women’s ice hockey, women’s water polo, rowing and bowling might not appear to have much in common with beach volleyball – nor each other – but the sports’ NCAA championships all share the same roots.

Eight NCAA schools receive USA Triathlon grant

Eight NCAA schools will be the first to receive a multi-year grant to assist with the development of women’s varsity triathlon programs, USA Triathlon announced.

USA Triathlon to distribute $2.6 million in grants for NCAA women’s programs

USA Triathlon, the sport’s governing body, has announced plans to distribute a $2.6 million multi-year grant to Division I, II and III schools that are launching NCAA women’s varsity triathlon programs.

CWA asks to add triathlon as an emerging sport

The Committee on Women’s Athletics is asking all three NCAA divisions to submit proposals in the 2013-14 legislative cycle to add triathlon as an emerging sport for women. The committee made the request after receiving a dozen letters of...

Triathlon poised to be the next emerging sport for women

By Gary Brown Ask fitness buffs what’s on their bucket lists and many will say they’d like to participate in a triathlon at least once in their lifetime. Well, if the strokes, spokes and strides keep trending forward, chances are a lot...


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