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Off the Sidelines and Onto the Field: New Opportunities to Learn About Girls' Participation in Sports

Off the Sidelines and Onto the Field: New Opportunities to Learn About Girls' Participation in Sports

Nancy McGuire Choi  08. 2.2012
With the 2012 London Olympics underway, for the first time all participating countries are fielding both female and male athletes. While...
What Was Your 'Almost Olympic' Moment? Send Us A Childhood Photo!

What Was Your 'Almost Olympic' Moment? Send Us A Childhood Photo!

  07.27.2012
So, the London 2012 Olympics are here. That means that over the next two weeks, millions of people, many of us less-than-sportif, will...
'I Had Waited My Whole Life For This, And Now I Couldn’t Wait To Be Done'

'I Had Waited My Whole Life For This, And Now I Couldn’t Wait To Be Done'

  07.27.2012
I had waited my whole life for this, and now I couldn’t wait to be done with the Olympics, so that I could be done with the Karolyis....
9 Awesome Books By Female Olympians

9 Awesome Books By Female Olympians

Tres Sugar  07.24.2012
With the opening ceremonies approaching this Friday, we're celebrating the 2012 Olympics with must reads by some of our favorite female...
My First Olympics: Making the Team

My First Olympics: Making the Team

Amanda Furrer  07.24.2012
This time I prepared right, went in with full confidence, and I did it! The best part was that I had my family there to celebrate with...
After Arriving in London, I Reflect on My Journey

After Arriving in London, I Reflect on My Journey

Caroline Queen  07.19.2012
I feel fortunate to have a knack for intrinsic motivation, but it's something everyone can do. The road will have its tight turns and dead...
Why This Kickstarter for A High-Performance GPS Sports Watch Could Save Your Life

Why This Kickstarter for A High-Performance GPS Sports Watch Could Save Your Life

Rachel Sklar  07.11.2012
If you've ever been out for a run and suddenly realized that you're alone and no one's around... well, you know that feeling. And it is...
Looking to the Past and the Future of My Sport

Looking to the Past and the Future of My Sport

Caroline Queen  07.11.2012
We still need more girls, and getting to know and influence the next generation of athletes helps secure the future of the women's kayaking...
Could This Be An Olympic Sport?

Could This Be An Olympic Sport?

BuzzFeed  07.11.2012
Seven years ago, KT Coates could hardly get a local gym to take her seriously when she propositioned the idea of teaching pole dancing...
Olympics Marks Major Milestone For Women In Sports

Olympics Marks Major Milestone For Women In Sports

AP  07.10.2012
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- During this, the summer of the 40th anniversary of Title IX, American women have reached another milestone in...
Preserving the Power of Sport

Preserving the Power of Sport

Anita L. DeFrantz  07. 9.2012
Due to budget shortfalls, school districts across the country are cutting funding of extracurricular activities at dramatic rates, and...
Title IX at Notre Dame: What Though the Odds be Great or Small

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

Anne Dilenschneider  06.25.2012
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,...
Nine Lives: Athletes, Coaches On Impact Of Title IX

Nine Lives: Athletes, Coaches On Impact Of Title IX

AP  06.23.2012
-- Title IX was initially intended to give women more opportunities in higher education, with access to athletics a mere side effect. By...