The boston marathon didn’t allow women to compete. Kathrine Switzer got lucky but had to fight off bias and a physical assault to finish.
Women are changing the game in sports. Here are some of the trail blazers and role models that you should know.
Emily Zaler joins growing list of women in the NFL to be hired in full-time coaching roles.
Manon Rhéaume is the only woman to ever play in any of the major North American pro sports leagues. In 1992, the goalie played in a preseason game for the Tampa Bay Lightning. Oh, and she was only 20 years old.
The modern day Olympics were founded by Baron Pierre de Coubertin, but he didn’t include women. Take a look into how women got to compete on the largest national stage.
Brazil’s Women’s National Soccer team was recently given equal pay to their male counterparts. What does this mean for soccer in the rest of the world?
The NWSL have announced that they will have a new team for the 2021 season; Racing Louisville FC. Additionally, they will run a youth academy that started in March.
Justine Siegal was the first woman to break through the professional baseball barrier, proving that women can thrive in yet another male dominated sport. Her dedication has inspired many and laid the groundwork for women in baseball.
D-D Breaux, the longest tenured coach in the history of the SEC, resigned as Louisiana State University head gymnastics coach in August 2020.
Kim Perrot helped lead the Houston Comets to back-to-back WNBA titles in 1997 and 1998. She died of cancer during the 1999 season, but her legacy lives on.
The 1996 Olympics brought us some of the greatest moments in sports history. But more importantly, it changed the landscape of women’s sports in the U.S.
Kathryn Nesbitt made history as the first woman to referee an MLS Championship game, but she’s proven to be more than qualified for the job.
After 43 years of coaching and 30 seasons with UConn, field hockey coach Nancy Stevens retires as the winningest field hockey coach in NCAA history.
In a time where women’s mixed martial arts was taboo, Ronda Rousey proved that they can thrive on the sport’s biggest stage.
Billie Jean King and eight other women took a risk to form their own professional women’s tennis tour in a fight for equality on the court.
The USWNT has had many iconic moments since its start in 1985, and only continue to add to its legacy. We look at 10 defining moments in USWNT history.
Rugby legend Tiff Faaee played for the national teams of three different countries before coming to New York to coach in Major League Rugby.
Mattel has evolved their iconic doll to match today’s society and inspire a new generation of girls to chase their dreams.
Phyllis George paved the way for women as the first female sportscaster to work at a major TV Network.
Women are carving out their space in the male-dominated sport of rugby. Here are a few stories that inspire us.
Kim Mulkey, a legend in college basketball, changed the course of her history when she turned down the head coaching job at Lousiana Tech.
College football trailblazer, Callie Brownson, follows her NFL dreams.
Most people believe that in order to achieve optimal performance, you must train harder. However, athletes forget to consider the importance of real rest.
Women have been racing in NASCAR since 1949, but the sport’s popularity is motivating more women to hit the track.
Female Olympians are finally gaining ground, and in next summer’s Olympic games, we will see full gender representation across the 206 teams that are participating. There will be almost the same amount of women athletes as men – nearly 49 percent.
Lynn Hill, professional rock climber, continues her career amidst a global pandemic.
Surfing, karate, and skateboarding are among the new sports that are about to make the Olympics a lot more fun and appealing to young fans.
In honor of International Women’s Day, the IMMAF launched a Women’s Commission to empower women and girls through MMA.
In the 2019-20 season, there were 11 dynamic women coaching in the NBA. Hopefully, at least one will be a head coach soon.
Hall of fame hockey player with four Olympic medals is using her competitive background to excel in the male-dominated sports tech field.
Pat Gallant-Charette squares off against Father Time and some of the most challenging endurance swims in the world.