Women gain the right to vote.

Country:
Norway
Continent:
Europe
Category:
Non-sport
Date: 1913
Reference:

First Oriental Olympic Games (pre-cursor to the Asian Games)...

Country:
Philippines
Continent:
Asia
Category:
Multi-sport
Date: 1913
Reference:

Women first compete in an athletics championship.

Country:
Finland
Continent:
Europe
Category:
Athletics
Date: 1913
Reference:
(Laine, 1998).

First American Amateur Athletics Union (AAU) women’s swimming...

Country:
United States of America
Continent:
North America
Category:
Swimming
Organisation:
American Amateur Athletics Union (AAU)
Date: 1914
Reference:

UK women’s hockey and cricket leagues increased in number and...

Country:
United Kingdom
Continent:
Europe
Category:
Field Hockey, Cricket
Date: 1914
Reference:
(Williams, 2014: 16).

World War I

Category:
Non-sport
Date: 1914 - 1918
Reference:

‘Academia’ established in Paris. Similar to Fémina Sport (see...

Country:
France
Continent:
Europe
Category:
Organisation
Organisation:
Academia
Date: 1915
Reference:

The directors from several New England women’s colleges (see...

Country:
United States of America
Continent:
North America
Category:
Physical Education
Organisation:
Association of Directors of Physical Education for Women (ADPEW).
Date: 1915
Reference:

Women first represented in the national sports federation...

Country:
Denmark
Continent:
Europe
Category:
Representation
Organisation:
Danish Sports Federation
Date: 1915
Reference:
(Pfister, 2010).

National Women’s Sports Association formally established (see...

Country:
Finland
Continent:
Europe
Category:
Organisation
Organisation:
Finnish Women’s Sports Association
Date: 1915
Reference:
(Laine, 2006).

Women first compete in cross-country skiing championships.

Country:
Sweden
Continent:
Europe
Category:
Cross-country skiing
Date: 1916
Reference:
(Laine, 1998).

The first national championship of athletics for women was...

Country:
France
Continent:
Europe
Category:
Athletics
Date: Jul 1917
Reference:
(Terret, 2010).

The American Physical Education Association (APEA) forms a...

Country:
United States of America
Continent:
North America
Category:
Field Hockey, Swimming, Athletics, Football, Physical Education, Women's committee
Organisation:
American Physical Education Association (APEA)
Date: 1917
Reference:
(O’Reilly and Cahn, 2007).

The Mid-West Society of College Directors of Physical...

Country:
United States of America
Continent:
North America
Category:
Physical Education
Organisation:
Mid-West Society of College Directors of Physical Education for Women
Date: 1917
Reference:

First competitive track meeting held for women in Osaka,...

Country:
Japan
Continent:
Asia
Category:
Athletics
Date: 1917
Reference:

Finnish Women’s Sports Association (see 1915) turns into...

Country:
Finland
Continent:
Europe
Category:
Physical Education
Organisation:
Finnish Women’s Sports Association
Date: 1917
Reference:
(Laine, 2006).

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