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women in sports

Kathrine Switzer Reports Live from the Marathon Where She Made History

Today, pioneering marathon runner Kathrine Switzer is back where she Read More »

4 Champion Runners Answer the Eternal Question “Why Run?”

When it comes to running, many people either think of it as a necessary evil or something to avoid at all costs. Then there are the lucky few, who embrace the sport. Read More »

Get Ready to Flip Out Over This Groundbreaking LSU Gymnast

The NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Championship is underway, and the spotlight is on LSU senior Lloimincia Hall. Read More »

For the First Time in Over a Century, the Oxford Cambridge Boat Race Includes Women in the Main Event

The famous Oxford and Cambridge boat race has finally given women equal water. In the past, women have competed a week before the men, with little fanfare. Read More »

The NFL Has Reportedly Hired Its First Female Official

According to Baltimore Sun reporter Aaron Wilson, the NFL has hired its first female official, Sarah Thomas. Read More »

Top 10 Moments for Women in Sports

Sport is the setting for incredible feats of athletic ability, stamina, and bravery. Read More »

Why Serena Williams Is Best Friends with Her Fiercest Competitor

Fresh off her nineteenth Grand Slam, Serena Williams talks to Rebecca Johnson about fitness, forgiveness, and her friendship with tennis rival Caroline Wozniacki. Read More »

What's in a Twirl? Reporter Focuses on Elite Tennis Player's Outfit

At the Australian Open on Wednesday, Channel 7 reporter Ian Cohen asked No.7-ranked player Eugenie Bouchard to twirl in her pink outfit with neon yellow straps. Bouchard was confused at first, so the reporter tried to clarify: “A twirl, like a pirouette!” He said.  Read More »

The Only Girls Team in an All-Boys Basketball League Dominates the First Half of the Season

As sports journalist Scott Cacciola takes a break from covering the “woeful Knicks” for the New York Times this season, he’s covering good basketball around the country in a new column, "Not the Knicks." His latest subject Read More »

Caroline Pla Rallies for a Girl's Right to Play Football

Caroline Pla started playing football at age 5. She played Pop Warner and moved up the leagues as she grew up.  Read More »

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