women in sports

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.
Elana Meyers Taylor in bobsled on racing track (© Matthias Schrader/AP Images)

Meet U.S. Olympian Elana Meyers Taylor [poster]

U.S. bobsledder Elana Meyers Taylor will compete in the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing, her fourth Olympic games.
Chloe Kim, holds board in air from a halfpipe (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

Meet U.S. Olympic snowboarder Chloe Kim [poster]

Snowboarder Chloe Kim will look to repeat as the gold medal winner in the halfpipe during the 2022 Winter Olympics.
Simone Biles looking at balance beam (© Gregory Bull/AP Images)

Elite athletes in U.S. help break stigma of mental illness

By acknowledging their own mental health battles, athletes are raising awareness of conditions that affect millions worldwide.