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9 Women From Olympics Past Everyone Should Remember

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 01.30.2014 | Women

Olympics fever is hitting us hard. Between the first ever Olympic women's ski jumping event and the incredible figure skating routines we're anticipat...

11 Awesome Women To Watch At The Olympics

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 01.25.2014 | Women

Double axels, insane ski jumps and half-pipe moves -- we can hardly wait for the Winter Olympics to start. During the 2012 Summer Olympics, we fel...

London Olympics Make the Case for Unleashing the Potential of Women and Girls

Melanne Verveer | Posted 10.20.2012 | Sports
Melanne Verveer

There's been a lot of talk about how the London Olympics will best be remembered as the Women's Olympics. Not only because of the individual performances, but because of the collective achievements of women who participated in these London games.

Why Female Athletes Are Absent From Ad Campaigns

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 08.01.2012 | Women

Jordyn Weiber, Sarah Robles, Gabrielle Douglas, Missy Franklin, Dana Vollmer. Quite a few female athletes have already become household names during t...

More Female Than Male Olympians? Thank a Feminist!

Martha Burk | Posted 09.24.2012 | Sports
Martha Burk

When our female athletes march into Olympic Stadium in London, they will be marching on the shoulders of feminists, male and female alike, who worked like hell against very long odds to make it happen.

Will Saudi Arabia Finally Send Women To Olympics?

AP | STEPHEN WILSON | Posted 07.05.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- IOC President Jacques Rogge cannot guarantee "100 percent" that female athletes from Saudi Arabia will compete at the London Olympics, altho...

LOOK: 21 Photos That Will Make You Appreciate The Power Of A Woman's Body

Posted 06.30.2012 | Women

“All we actually have is our body and its muscles that allow us to be under our own power,” wrote Allegra Kent in her 1997 autobiography, “Once ...