Perhaps you watched this summer's Olympic sporting matches, saw the U.S. women nab 66 percent of Team USA's gold medals, and thought, "Progress!" as you gazed at a sunrise, which was, you had an inkling, really just, like, a metaphor or whatever for how a new era of women's athletics is dawning thanks to 40 years of…
Here's a glimpse into President Obama's weekend gig (because he needs something to keep him occupied) where he acts as coach to daughter Sasha's basketball team. Obama is a strong supporter of women's sports in general, saying, "I am a huge believer that sports ends up being good for kids and especially good for…
The Lingerie Football League plans to start a youth division — and yes, it's just as disturbing as it sounds.
Gymnastics coach Don Peters led the US women's team to eight Olympic medals. But according to a new exposé, he also sexually abused three teenage gymnasts.
Sixteen-year-old star boxer Mutiat Adebayo has some complaints about the state of women's boxing in Nigeria: "Boxing organisers discriminate against us during competitions. This is not good for the development of the sport. We urge government to help us." She says girls should be taught boxing in school — and fellow…
Kayla Watkins, 12, was fine with being the only girl on a boy's hockey team — til she saw a meeting agenda item about her "Player Ability Limitations," including handwringing over her locker room changing, written by another kid's dad.
On the heels of Michelle Obama's announcement of her anti-obesity program, it turns out sports may improve girls' later employment and educational lives as well as their health. But what to do about the klutzes?
"I'm very much a Title IX dad," writes Mark Schmitt, and his sweet discussion of his 8-year-old daughter's Little League career encompasses not only girls and sports, but also the state of modern liberalism.
Kids in Afghanistan — especially girls — have few opportunities to play sports. But Skateistan, "Afghanistan's first dedicated co-educational skateboarding school," hopes to change that.
This spring, New York City high schools have added double dutch as a varsity sport in an effort to get urban girls involved in sports, but similar programs are lacking in cities nationwide.