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Nike Is Launching an Athletics Hijab for Muslim Women

Not long after sharing its inspiring Equality campaign with the world, Nike is continuing its mission to " Read More »

The Swedish Women's Soccer Team Changed Its Jersey Names to Inspirational Tweets

In a new initiative by the Swedish Football Association, names no longer appear on the back of jerseys worn by athletes on Read More »

Powerful "When I Play" Short Film for ESPNW Shuts Down Stereotypes in the Best Way

Written and directed by Allison Glock for espnW, the new "When I Play" short film " Read More »

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 »

#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 »

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