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Caster Semenya Says 'Hell No' She Won’t Take Hormone-Suppressing Drugs To Compete
By Chris Cwik, Yahoo Sports
Sports regulators said the Olympic gold medalist runner would have to take medication to suppress her natural testosterone levels.
How Bianca Valenti Fought For Gender Equity In Big-Wave Surfing
Big-wave surfer Bianca Valenti has led the fight for gender equity in the highly dangerous sport.
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3 Ways The Sports World Could Make Us Feel Better About Watching In 2019
My New Year’s resolution is to make sure the sports we love are fair, safe and not racist.
College Football's First Division I Female Coach Has An Awesome Prediction For Women In The Sport
“It doesn’t matter if you’re a man or a woman. It matters if you know your stuff.”
What Does Japan Know About Women's Baseball That The U.S. Doesn't?
Americans aren't the favorites at the Women's Baseball World Cup they're hosting. One reason? Infrastructure.
Michelle Wolf Proclaims Serena Williams 'The LeBron James Of Tennis'
Serena Williams losing to Angelique Kerber at Wimbledon "is the most impressive thing an athlete has ever done."
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Everyone Loses When Women's Sports Are Ignored
If you’ve limited yourself to just men’s sports, you’re missing out on a lot.
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The More Women’s Sports Are Covered, The More Popular They Will Be
The problem is you probably know more about Sister Jean than you will ever know about Arike Ogunbowale.
5 Times Women Won Big At The Winter Olympics
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.
Football Buff Takes Cam Newton To School
Reese is 7 years old and already proving that Cam Newton should underestimate what a “female” can know about football.
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Some Women’s Advocates Aren’t Happy Trump Golf Course Is Hosting Female Tournament
"Let’s be clear, by choosing to hold this tournament at Trump’s course, the USGA and the LGPA are endorsing Trump’s behavior."
Olympics Narrowing Its Gender Gap
The 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo aims to be the most gender-balanced Olympics yet.
Girls On Soccer Team Cut Hair To Support Teammate Mistaken For Boy
The team was disqualified from the playoffs, and she believes her hair played a role.
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U.S. Women’s Hockey Players Fought For 'All The Little Girls Out There'
The team won a battle for fair pay, then a gold medal.
US Women’s Hockey Team Wins Championship, Wage Deal
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.
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Who Shot The Game-Winning Shot vs. UConn? Dak Prescott Or Morgan William?
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Holly Rowe of ESPN showed exactly what society thinks of female sports.
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NBA Commissioner Says A Woman Will Be A Head Coach 'Sooner Rather Than Later'
"There is absolutely no reason why a woman will not ascend to be a head coach in this league," Adam Silver said.
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16 Senators Back U.S. Women's Hockey Team's Fair Pay Boycott
The team's players "deserve fairness and respect," Elizabeth Warren and other senators wrote in a letter to USA Hockey.
Dear Basketball Gods: Please Do Not Let HBO Jinx The UConn Women
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When they’re on, they play with a smoothness and flow that’s almost poetic.
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Read The Powerful Letter Harvard Soccer Players Wrote To Their Sexist Classmates
"We will not tolerate anything less than respect for women."
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