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National Girls and Women in Sports Day

Olympic Gymnasts Simone Biles, Dominique Dawes, And Nadia Comaneci Partner In 'The Evolution of Power' Video

Anique Y.M. Hameed | Posted 07.14.2016 | Women
Anique Y.M. Hameed

Three generations of Olympic gymnasts have partnered with Tide Pods for The Evolution of Power video to highlight the evolution of the sport that they...

Infographic: Why Girls Aren't Playing Sports and Why They Should Be

Paul Caccamo | Posted 02.08.2017 | Women
Paul Caccamo

Coach Across America program is dedicated to promoting girls participation in sports. This year we celebrate the 30th annual National Girls & Women in Sports Day, a national observance celebrating the extraordinary achievements of women and girls in sports.

Female Student Athletes, Always Second Class

Kim Turner | Posted 02.02.2017 | Sports
Kim Turner

Women "stole the show" in 2015 on the athletics world stage. Sports Illustrated named Serena Williams Sportsperson of the Year, the first solo woman g...

Leveling the Playing Field, Without Fear

Kim Turner | Posted 04.06.2015 | Sports
Kim Turner

This National Girls and Women in Sports day, let's redouble our commitment to spreading the word about Title IX, including its anti-retaliation protections, address inequities with action, and ensure that female athletes have the chance to participate and excel in athletics.

Winning Is Taking Part

Kim Turner | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Kim Turner

Given the critical role sports can play in the lives of youth -- increasing healthfulness, graduation rates and employment success later in life -- we must ensure that everyone can take part, regardless of sex, gender identity or sexual orientation.

Showing the World What's Possible

Renee M. Brown | Posted 04.08.2013 | Sports
Renee M. Brown

When I think about what sports have done for me , it makes me truly realize how important they are for our youth today. That is why I will be celebrating National Girls and Women in Sports Day today, with a promising outlook for our next generations of female leaders.

Title IX at Notre Dame: What Though the Odds be Great or Small

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 08.25.2012 | Sports
Anne Dilenschneider

This is truly a day to celebrate! For the past year, 230 women, primarily from the University of Notre Dame's Classes of 1977 and 1976, and their coaches have worked diligently to recreate the rosters of the first women's sports teams at the University.