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These Female Athletes Proved That Age Is But a Number

We see it over and over again in sports — men and women whose ages just cannot compete with their undeniable abilities nor stop them from thriving. Read More »

This Satirical Article Hilariously Pokes Fun At Sexist Commentary About Female Olympians

In her recent satirical article, "Some Guy's Wife Wins Gold Medal At Rio Olympics," for Bustle,  Read More »

Snapshots of the Real Gold: Families Watching Their Olympians

More important than the gold medal itself, is the meaning behind it. For all the female Olympians this year, like Australian Rugby Sevens player, Nicole Beck, it means that unrivaled feeling of success that comes after dominating the game. Read More »

#OlympianMAKERS: Everything You Need to Know for the 2016 Summer Games

The 2016 Rio Olympics are officially underway and we're celebrating by sharing with you the sport events we are most looking forward to watching, some fun Olympic facts, and our favorite Olympian MAKERS. Read More »

#OlympianMAKERS: Celebrating Our Athletes

Celebrate the Olympics with this exclusive look at four lessons from four women who've made Olympic history. NEXT: Get to Know the USA Women's Sevens Rugby Squad » Read More »

Here Are All The Women Who Won Big at the 2016 ESPYs

When it comes down to it, some of the most incredible women of the past few years are athletes. Read More »

FIFA Women's World Cup Breaks TV Record

It's been quite the week for women in sports. First, Carli Lloyd nails a history-making flawless hat trick in the FIFA Women's World Cup final. Then, the U.S. sweeps Japan for the gold.  And what's more? The game shattered TV-rating records as well. Read More »

Strong, Powerful and Inspiring: Girls Owning Their #GameFaces

To be a top athlete, you not only need a body that's in peak condition, you need to have the right mindset, too. The few minutes before stepping onto the field (or court!) is when an athlete flips the mental switch that gets him or her in performance mode.  Read More »

13 Things You Need to Know About the Woman Fighter Dubbed the Most Dominant Athlete Alive

By Danica Lo She's 28, 5'7", and weighs 137 pounds — and she's just been named "The Most Dominant Athlete Alive," over marquee sports stars including LeBron James, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Floyd Mayweather. Read More »