#Female Athletes

  • Article: Caster Semenya Won’t Be Allowed to Defend Her World Championship Title After Court Ruling
    Girls & Women

    Caster Semenya Won’t Be Allowed to Defend Her World Championship Title After Court Ruling

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 31, 2019

    The Olympian said she'll “fight for the human rights of all female athletes concerned". Read more

  • Article: Sprinter Becomes India's First Openly Gay Athlete
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    Sprinter Becomes India's First Openly Gay Athlete

    May 20, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Dutee Chand recently opened up about her same-sex relationship in an interview. Read more

  • Article: Soccer Star Abby Wambach Is Fighting to Close the Gender Wage Gap
    Girls & Women

    Soccer Star Abby Wambach Is Fighting to Close the Gender Wage Gap

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 28, 2018

    “This isn’t just a female athlete’s story. This is every single woman’s story on planet earth.” Read more

  • Article: These Women Completed the Tour de France a Day Before the Men for an Important Reason
    Girls & Women

    These Women Completed the Tour de France a Day Before the Men for an Important Reason

    By Daniele Selby|July 30, 2018

    The Tour de France has been a men-only race for 115 years. Read more

  • Article: These 18 Athletes Are Smashing Gender Conventions
    Girls & Women

    These 18 Athletes Are Smashing Gender Conventions

    Feb. 9, 2018|Malala Fund

    Malala Fund is putting the spotlight on incredible women and girls in the sporting world. Read more

  • Article: Nike’s New Hijab for Muslim Athletes Is Now Available Worldwide
    Girls & Women

    Nike’s New Hijab for Muslim Athletes Is Now Available Worldwide

    By Colleen Curry|Dec. 1, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    “To help advance the conversation around hijabs and Muslim women in sports.” Read more

  • Article: Drop Everything and Watch Under Armour’s New Ad Campaign Celebrating Female Athletes
    Girls & Women

    Drop Everything and Watch Under Armour’s New Ad Campaign Celebrating Female Athletes

    By Phineas Rueckert|July 20, 2017

    “We wanted to tell global stories that tap into a truth that any woman can see and resonate with." Read more

  • Article: This Woman Just Ran an 800-Meter Race While Pregnant to Inspire Women Everywhere
    Girls & Women

    This Woman Just Ran an 800-Meter Race While Pregnant to Inspire Women Everywhere

    By Phineas Rueckert|June 26, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Alysia Montaño is a literal superhero. Read more