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A Transgender Volleyball Star Stirs ‘Unfounded’ Criticism In Brazil
By Andréa Martinelli, HuffPost Brazil
Tifanny Abreu meets international standards for participation in women’s sports, but she still faces skepticism at home.
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Sexism Against Female Athletes Starts Early. Just Ask My Daughter.
Sharon Van Epps
, Guest Writer
Like Serena Williams, she understands that the world wants to police her body and constrain her emotions.
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Top Volleyball Coach Raped Girls Hundreds Of Times, Lawsuit Alleges
Rick Butler, a youth coach for decades, has been banned by several sports organizations.
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Snow Volleyball In The Olympics? Pyeongchang Exhibition Plants The Seed
By Jay Busbee, Yahoo! Sports
The sport was held as an Olympic demonstration event on Valentine's Day.
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How Much Sleep Do Athletes Need? Olympic Sleep Coach Talks About The Importance Of Rest And Recovery
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A good night’s sleep could be the difference between taking home gold or silver.
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For National Coming Out Day, 150 LGBTQ Sports People Who Have Come Out In The Last Year
By Outsports, Outsports
Everyone has a story to tell.
The Secret Life of Syrian Ultras
Iranian-Syrian World Cup Qualifier Ripples Far Beyond The Pitch
James M. Dorsey
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Senior fellow
By James M. Dorsey A nail-biting Iranian-Syrian World Cup qualifier has sent political ripples far beyond the Azadi Stadium’s
We Need More Gay Male Pro Team Sport Athletes To Come Out
By Chris Voth, Outsports
A pro volleyball player knows why people stay quiet, but wants it to change.
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Is It Time To Level The Playing Field For College Athletes?
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By Ali P. Gordon, UCF Forum columnist I love college sports. I’ve got the Knights, Yellow Jackets, Tar Heels, Hoyas, Maroon
Serbian Women's Volleyball Team Celebrates Win With Offensive Photo
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Gay College Volleyball Player Uses Class Project To Come Out
By Jim Buzinski, Outsports
“I know that there are a lot of people out there that are struggling in silence.”
Legendary tennis coach joins sports heroines in book
Journalist | Educator | Coach | Advocate | Producer | Connecto...
Two years ago, NCAA championship soccer coach Lincoln "Tiger" Phillips wrote, "I firmly believe that there are no strangers
High School Volleyball Player Slays National Anthem After Recording Fails
She. Brought. It.
Sports Psychology For Rio Olympians And You: Dr. JoAnn's Insider Tips
Dr. JoAnn Dahlkoetter
Sports Psychologist Bay Area, Stanford University; Founder and...
I'd like to let you in on some of my best techniques, so you can bring out your inner Olympian within your own life. I'd like to give you the tools for that champion mindset that we are seeing at the Rio Olympics so you can use this on a daily basis.
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With China's Surprise Volleyball Win in Rio, Coach Lang Ping Becomes National Hero
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But when the Chinese women's volleyball team had a surprise victory in the final, the public stopped criticizing and everyone
Mind games - The psychology of Olympic competition
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Fletcher: There two big challenges for sport psychology in Olympic sport that spring to mind. The first relates to how we
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Let's Celebrate This Olympic Chest Bump Fail
Practice up, fellas.
How A Volleyball Olympian Learned That Embracing Fear Would Help Her Succeed
From an early age Rachael Adams saw things differently. Where most people saw a brochure as three folds and some words, she saw a brilliant combination of ingredients resulting in a decadent entree of art and presentation.
Cuba's Journalists Missing in Action
Publisher of 14ymedio, independent newspaper in Cuba
The rape of a woman, for which the athletes are presumed responsible, was not mentioned in the statement, which constitutes an act of secrecy, concealment of the truth and disrespect for the audience.
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