#Sports

  • Article: Aly Raisman and 140 Sexual Abuse Survivors Honored with ESPY Courage Award
    Girls & Women

    Aly Raisman and 140 Sexual Abuse Survivors Honored with ESPY Courage Award

    By Daniele Selby|July 19, 2018

    More than 200 girls and women have accused the former USA Gymnastics doctor of abuse. Read more

  • Article: Muslim Women Launch First-Ever Female Soccer Team in Zanzibar
    Girls & Women

    Muslim Women Launch First-Ever Female Soccer Team in Zanzibar

    By Joanna Prisco|July 17, 2018

    Scoring goals is incredibly meaningful for this team. Read more

  • Article: France's Kylian Mbappé Donates World Cup Earnings to Kids With Disabilities
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    France's Kylian Mbappé Donates World Cup Earnings to Kids With Disabilities

    By Jana Sepehr  and  Joanna Prisco|July 16, 2018

    The 19-year-old powerhouse is a sports hero and a humanitarian. Read more

  • Article: Last Year, This Indonesian Runner Couldn't Afford Shoes — Now He's a Gold Medalist
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    Last Year, This Indonesian Runner Couldn't Afford Shoes — Now He's a Gold Medalist

    By Daniele Selby|July 13, 2018

    Lalu Muhammad Zohri is bringing home Indonesia’s first medal from the competition. Read more

  • Article: Iran Letting Women Watch World Cup May Not Have Been as Historic as We Thought
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    Iran Letting Women Watch World Cup May Not Have Been as Historic as We Thought

    June 22, 2018|Voice of America

    "This is not a victory," one women's rights activist said. Read more

  • Article: Iranian Women Finally Allowed to Watch Soccer in National Stadium
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    Iranian Women Finally Allowed to Watch Soccer in National Stadium

    By Joanna Prisco|June 21, 2018

    A ban traditionally forbids women from watching male sporting events. Read more

  • Article: South Africa Just Named Its First Black Rugby Captain in 127 Years
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    South Africa Just Named Its First Black Rugby Captain in 127 Years

    By Phineas Rueckert|May 29, 2018

    “Every time I step on [the pitch], I want to inspire everyone that's been in my situation.” Read more

  • Article: The WNBA Just Made It Super Easy to Give Back to Women and Girls This Year
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    The WNBA Just Made It Super Easy to Give Back to Women and Girls This Year

    By Phineas Rueckert|May 17, 2018

    The "Take A Seat, Take A Stand" campaign is showing the role sports can play in social good. Read more