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Because she’s been suspended before and apparently didn’t learn her lesson, her punishment was even worse this time around. READ MORE »


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As the reportage coming out of Rio 2016 made abundantly clear, sexism against female athletes is still unfortunately going strong. READ MORE »


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Message to the haters: Semenya won because she’s an amazing runner. Deal with it. READ MORE »


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In what marked a terrific moment in history, 20-year-old Olympic swimmer Simone Manuel became the first black American woman to win an Olympic gold medal in an individual event in swimming Thursday night. READ MORE »


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The 4-foot-9 all-star gymnast dominating the Olympics isn’t just racking up medals in Rio and making an international name for herself as potentially the best gymnast of a generation. READ MORE »


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Perhaps athletes should attend a How to Not Sexually Assault Women at the Olympics class before traveling across the world for the games. READ MORE »


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In Sunday night’s women’s 400-meter medley, Hungarian swimmer Katinka Hosszu set a new Olympic world record, won a gold medal, and joined the ranks of inspirational sportswomen across the globe. So why did NBC’s commentary give the credit for Hosszu’s amazing feat to her husband? Hosszu had just finished her last lap when NBC cut to her husband and… READ MORE »


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USA Gymnastics officials admitted under oath during a lawsuit that the organization has a policy in place that tells coaches to ignore abuse allegations that are just “hearsay” and only report allegations that are detailed in a written statement. READ MORE »


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A new report confirms the existence of a large-scale, state-sponsored program to hide and replace Russian athletes’ positive drug tests. READ MORE »


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The 29-year-old tennis star claimed she had been taking the prohibited medicine, meldonium, for ten years because her family has a history of heart issues and diabetes. READ MORE »


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They’ve made it all that way and have been training for the Olympics, which are two huge things that the vast majority of people never achieve. READ MORE »


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Even the most successful women in the world — and the ones that could kick their sexist bosses’ asses — aren’t immune to wage discrimination. The U.S. women’s soccer team is still fighting for wage equality, which means they may decide to boycott this summer’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Five of the team’s top… READ MORE »


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A top-tier women’s player could make just 38 percent of her men’s counterpart. READ MORE »


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Reassignment surgery is no longer required, and trans male athletes have no restrictions on competition. READ MORE »


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In reaction to the concern, PWE spokesperson stated: “The goal was to treat everyone as equals knowing that the female wrestlers in this country are every bit as good as the boys, however it seems that some just aren’t ready for it.” READ MORE »


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“To be perfectly honest, I don’t want to be here.” READ MORE »


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Today in never, ever, ever stop eating: Apparently there’s a syndrome called the female athlete triad that consists of a loss of bone density, irregular periods, and low energy, and it happens when female athletes aren’t eating enough. This plagues a lot of teenaged athletes in particular, for reasons having unsurprisingly to doREAD MORE »


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Remember that New York Times’ piece about Serena Williams’ body? The one published on Friday that got my knickers all in a twist? By Saturday morning, as Williams was destroying the court at Wimbledon and winning her second Grand Slam, the outrage had spread to Twitter, with many calling out the Grey Lady and sports journalist Ben… READ MORE »


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I’m by no means an actual tennis aficionado, but I love any and all displays of women proving how strong and powerful and bad ass they are, and Serena Williams exemplifies all those attributes and then some. Tomorrow, Williams is vying for the title at Wimbleton Wimbledon, and if she pulls it off, she’ll have… READ MORE »


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America won against Japan 5-2 last night; in other news, Edomex is losing two women a day to violence and kidnappings, beer enthusiasts are waking up to craft beer’s sexism problem, and French erotica magazine L’imparfaite views sex sociopolitically. READ MORE »


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