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Billie Jean King Contribution Award

The Billie Jean King Contribution Award is an annual award granted by the Womens Sports Foundation to an individual or group who has made significant contributions to the development and advancement of women’s sports. Past recipients of the Billie Jean King Contribution Award include: 1992: National Womens Law Center 2015: Don Sabo, Ph.D. 2012: Birch Bayh 1980: Dorothy Harris, Bonnie Bell, AIAW 1988: ABC Sports 1983: WIBC, Dr. Christine Wells, Coca-Cola 1995: Christine Grant 2014: Tegla Loroupe 2011: Visa 1994: Cappy Productions 2017: Condoleezza Rice 2003: Nancy Lopez 1996: Anita DeFrantz ...

BT Sport Action Woman Awards

The BT Sport Action Woman Awards are a series of monthly and yearly awards presented by BT Sport to the sports-woman or female sports team, usually British, who has been adjudged to have been the best of that month or year. The public vote for the winner from a list of nominations picked by BT Sport.

Clarkson Cup

The Clarkson Cup is an ice hockey trophy, which since 2009 has been awarded to the winner of the Canadian Womens Hockey Championship. Like the Stanley Cup, it was created by and named after a former Governor General of Canada: Adrienne Clarkson. Though initially awarded in 2006 to the Canadian national womens hockey team, it was intended to be awarded to the top womens club in Canada. From 2006 to 2008, it was not awarded, owing to a number of rights issues between Clarkson, Hockey Canada, and the artists responsible for making the trophy. Beginning in 2009, the Clarkson Cup has been award ...

Dawn Staley Award

The Dawn Staley Award was established in 2013 to "recognize the nation’s best guard in Women’s Division I college basketball". It was established by the Phoenix club of Philadelphia, an organization established to recognize the achievements of outstanding male and female basketball players. The award was named after Dawn Staley, a Philadelphia native recognized as one of the nations best guards in womens college basketball history. The organization establish a watchlist of potential winners during the year and at the end of the season selects the player who "exemplifies the skills that Daw ...

Dinah Shore Trophy Award

The Dinah Shore Trophy Award is an annual award introduced in 1994 in honor of Dinah Shore that is given to one of the top collegiate female golfers. The award, which is administered by the LPGA Foundation and presented by the National Golf Coaches Association NGCA, recognizes a female collegiate golfer who excels in both academics GPA of at least 3.2 on a 4.0 scale and athletics – playing in at least 50 percent of the teams scheduled events – while maintaining a 78.00 or less scoring average. The nominees must also demonstrate outstanding leadership skills and community service. The Dinah ...

Edith Cummings Munson Golf Award

The Edith Cummings Munson Golf Award is an annual award inspired by Edith Cummings Munson that is given to one of the top collegiate female golfers who excels in academics. The award is presented by the National Golf Coaches Association. The award is presented annually to the Womens NCAA Division I golfer who is an upperclassman and both a WGCA All-American Scholar and All-American. If multiple golfers qualify, the award goes to the individual with the highest GPA.