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A Refugee Team Will Compete At The 2016 Summer Olympics For The First Time Ever

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.

Kelly Kanayama | June 6, 2016 - 1:15 pm

U.S. Women’s Soccer Isn’t Afraid to Boycott the Olympics Over Equal Pay

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…

Leah Prinzivalli | April 13, 2016 - 12:28 pm

Five U.S. Women’s Soccer Players Have Filed A Wage Discrimination Lawsuit

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

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 31, 2016 - 1:15 pm

The IOC Has Improved Their Guidelines For Transgender Athletes

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

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 22, 2016 - 2:00 pm

Does Mixed-Gender Wrestling Present An Image Of Equality Or Violence Against Women?

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…

Bronwyn Isaac | November 19, 2015 - 9:30 am

Hey Reporter, Serena Williams Wants To Play Tennis And Not Answer Your Inane Questions, ‘K?

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

Megan Reynolds | September 10, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Are Young Female Athletes Eating Enough?

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

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 1, 2015 - 9:30 am

NY Times Public Editor Calls Godawful Serena Williams’ Article A “Missed Opportunity”

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 13, 2015 - 5:34 pm

The NY Times Asked A Bunch Of White Female Tennis Players About Serena Williams’ Body

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 10, 2015 - 1:10 pm

America Wins The Women’s World Cup!

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…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 6, 2015 - 5:22 pm

A Sampling Of The Hot Athlete Physiques In ESPN’s Body Issue

It’s hot out — both because it’s summer, yes, but also because ESPN’s annual Body Image is on stands. The issue highlights the wide variety of body types possessed by the world’s best…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 6, 2015 - 11:05 am

Absolute Beginners: Gymnastics And What Makes Embarrassment Worth It

Turns out I suck at gymnastics, but it was 100 percent worth trying.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 5, 2015 - 11:00 am
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