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Nike Is Launching an Athletics Hijab for Muslim Women

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 "bring inspiration and innovation to every at... Read More »

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

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 Sweden's women's soccer tea... Read More »

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

Powerful

Written and directed by Allison Glock for espnW, the new "When I Play" short film "gives voice to every woman and girl who sees their movement as a mo... Read More »

These Female Athletes Proved That Age Is But a Number

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. B... Read More »

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

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, Gabrielle Moss critiques the blatant sexism pervading... Read More »

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

#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... Read More »

#OlympianMAKERS: Celebrating Our Athletes

#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... Read More »

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

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. From Serena Williams and Abby Wambach, to Ronda Rousey... Read More »

These Middle Eastern Women Are Making Female Athleticism Part of Their Culture

These Middle Eastern Women Are Making Female Athleticism Part of Their Culture

In an article about "the courage and perseverance of female athletes in one of the last regions on Earth to celebrate them," we hear the inspiring sto... Read More »

FIFA Women's World Cup Breaks TV Record

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,... Read More »

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