Tag Archives : women in sports

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Christine Brennan and Sally Jenkins Put the Ryan Lochte Scandal Into Perspective (In the News)

By Women's Voices For Change
Some of the best commentary on this sorry episode — the behavior of our swimmers from the United States, led by Ryan Lochte, who apparently lied about an encounter with security guards at a gas station — has come from two women who have been covering major sports for decades: Christine Brennan of USA Today and Sally Jenkins of The Washington Post.
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Fitness · News

The Wednesday Five: Champion Women

By Women's Voices For Change
This week, as we continue to celebrate the global trailblazing women making and breaking records at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, we've curated five groundbreaking TED Talks by women in sports, or as we like to call them, Champion Women. Their shared grit and determination as long-distance swimmers, tennis icons, paralympic record breakers, marathon builders for peace, and pro snowboarders, are sure to motivate and inspire.
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News

Wednesday 5: Women of Integrity

By Women's Voices For Change
This week: appalling laws against women in 44 countries; Glamour magazine profiles 16 women who are changing the world for the better; recognizing the legacy of women during Black History Month; groundbreaking women in aviation and space; and a study reports that the percentage of women coaching college women's teams is on a steep decline.
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Fitness · News · Politics

First Ladies of the Olympics

By Women's Voices For Change
While we wait to see which women will make and break records in this year’s London Games, we take a look back at five First Ladies of the Olympics—groundbreaking women who made incredible firsts for women, for their sport, and for their countries.
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Money & Careers

National Girls and Women in Sports Day: Why the WNBA Matters

By Womens Voices for Change
By Donna Orender President, Women’s National Basketball Association Tension and passion hung in the air in the final electrifying seconds of Game 2 of the WNBA Western Conference Finals on Sept. 27. In front of a packed home crowd at the AT&T Center, the San Antonio Silver Stars’ Sophia Young hit a 14-foot turnaround jumper at the buzzer to fend…
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