women in sports

Megan Rapinoe lifting Women's World Cup trophy as teammates celebrate (© Francisco Seco/AP Images)

Soccer soars in the United States

The success of the U.S. women's soccer team is one of the factors driving soccer's growing popularity in the U.S. Learn more here.
Chris Davis holding Harris hawk (Courtesy of Paul Wulfsberg)

American falconers explain their enthusiasm for the sport

November 16 is World Falconry Day. Meet three devoted American falconers caught up in the attractions of the ancient sport.
Female soccer player in arena (© Rick Bower/AP Images)

Disability Pride Month celebrates Americans with Disabilities Act anniversary

July is Disability Pride Month, when members of the community celebrate their achievements and advocate for their rights.
Megan Rapinoe smiling with arms outstretched in soccer stadium (© Maja Hitij/Getty Images)

Title IX: Protecting equality in the U.S. for 50 years

What is Title IX and how does it apply to sectors beyond education and sports in the United States? Learn more here.
Three children playing basketball in black and white photograph (© Barry Chin/The Boston Globe/Getty Images)

Triumphant Asian American athletes inspire tomorrow’s superstars

The inspiring performance of Asian American athletes in recent years is something we are "all jumping to hang onto," says one expert.
Tanni Grey-Thompson in wheelchair on grass outside tall Gothic building (© Stefan Rousseau/PA Images/Getty Images)

Powerful women changing the world and championing disability rights

Meet five inspiring women from across the globe who are advocating for human rights and for just, inclusive societies.
Photos of female and male basketball players (© AP Images)

What is March Madness?

The National Collegiate Athletic Association's annual men's and women's basketball tournaments promise exciting play.
Paralympic athlete skiing (© Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

U.S. athletes to watch at the 2022 Winter Paralympics [photo gallery]

The 2022 Winter Paralympics are just around the corner! Meet some of the U.S. athletes whose skills have put them on the world stage.
Snowboarder in midair over snow-covered slope (© Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

U.S. athletes to watch at the 2022 Winter Olympics [photo gallery]

The 2022 Winter Olympics are almost here! Meet some of the U.S. athletes aiming to make sports history and dazzle spectators.