Subtitles section Play video Print subtitles 10.NATIONAL GIRLS AND WOMEN IN SPORTS DAY-February 7th 2024 National Girls and Women in Sports Day in 2024 will be celebrated on February 7th. This annual event recognizes and honors the achievements and positive influence of female athletes, coaches, and administrators. It also emphasizes the importance of equal opportunities in sports for girls and women. The day serves as a reminder of the ongoing fight for gender equity in sports and the power of sports to unlock the potential of girls and women. This celebration began in 1987 as a day to remember Olympic volleyball player Flo Hyman for her athletic achievements and advocacy for gender equality in sports. It has since evolved into a broader observance that acknowledges the accomplishments of girls and women in sports and continues to push for more inclusive and equitable participation in all sports activities.