What Happens After Countries Finally Start Sending Women to the Olympics
Has growing female participation in the Olympics from countries like Saudi Arabia and Brunei had a meaningful impact at home, or it is just a gesture for a global audience?
A New Contender for "Dirtiest Race in History" at London 2012
In a sport plagued by doping scandals, the women’s 1500-meter final at the London Olympics stands out – and not for the right reasons.
When Bobbi Gibb Crashed the Boston Marathon and Blazed a Trail For Women
Roberta "Bobbi" Gibb had to sneak onto the Boston Marathon course in 1966, becoming the first woman to run the historic race. "But how can we prove that we can do something if we are not allowed to do it?" she says today.