The Playing Field

Videos
Melissa McCarthy used the red carpet of her movie “The Kitchen” to gush about meeting members of the United States women's national soccer team.
Sports
Sports regulators said the Olympic gold medalist runner would have to take medication to suppress her natural testosterone levels.
Videos
Olympic track and field champion Caster Semenya will now be forced to take medication to lower her natural, unusually high testosterone levels if she wants to compete against other women.
HuffPost Personal
Big-wave surfer Bianca Valenti has led the fight for gender equity in the highly dangerous sport.
Opinion
My New Year’s resolution is to make sure the sports we love are fair, safe and not racist.
HuffPost Personal
“It doesn’t matter if you’re a man or a woman. It matters if you know your stuff.”
Sports
Americans aren't the favorites at the Women's Baseball World Cup they're hosting. One reason? Infrastructure.
Comedy
Serena Williams losing to Angelique Kerber at Wimbledon "is the most impressive thing an athlete has ever done."
Opinion
If you’ve limited yourself to just men’s sports, you’re missing out on a lot.
Opinion
The problem is you probably know more about Sister Jean than you will ever know about Arike Ogunbowale.
HuffPost Video
Female athletes have rewritten history at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, from Lindsey Vonn’s return to downhill skiing to Chloe Kim’s magnetic personality and snowboarding record.
HuffPost Video
Reese is 7 years old and already proving that Cam Newton should underestimate what a “female” can know about football.
Sports
"Let’s be clear, by choosing to hold this tournament at Trump’s course, the USGA and the LGPA are endorsing Trump’s behavior."
Videos
The 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo aims to be the most gender-balanced Olympics yet.
Queer Voices
The team was disqualified from the playoffs, and she believes her hair played a role.
Politics
The team won a battle for fair pay, then a gold medal.
Videos
U.S. Women’s national hockey team settled negotiations for pay increase just before winning the world championship against Canada. Players Kendall Coyne, Amanda Kessel, and Meghan Duggan sit down with HuffPost’s Travis Waldron to discuss the win as well as equality in sports.