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Meet the IOC
Sports writers and activists Nikki Dryden and Andrew Jennings have put together quite the piece of work. A must read for anyone that wants to learn more about the International Olympic Committee members.
Here is their press release.
Want to know ...more
by Women in Sport International
posted July 17, 2012 at 9:06pm
Fast and Female Fairbanks: Empowerment Through Sport
Yesterday was the first (hopefully annual) Fast and Female event in Fairbanks Alaska. Fast and Female, a Canadian non-profit organization, puts on camps for girls ages 9-19 throughout North America. Participants get a T-shirt, assorted goodies, and ...more
by Becca Rorabaugh
posted November 1, 2011 at 10:32am
Athletes: Are We Fooling Ourselves?
This spring I was listening to a podcast about lying, and there was a brief mention about the best athletes practicing self-deception in order to perform better. For example, a successful track and field athlete claims to repeat ‘I am the best...more
by Becca Rorabaugh
posted September 23, 2011 at 10:34am
Slopestyle finally added to Olympic roster
Many of you have probably heard by now that earlier week, the Internal Olympic Committee (IOC) cast a vote to finally make slopestyle an Olympic snowboarding and skiing event (Read the news in ESPN or Transworld Business). Though the news was quickly ov...more
by Westbound Boarder
posted July 9, 2011 at 9:42am
Parity And Olympic Hockey: My Two Cents
The recent piece by Caroline Murphy for ESPNW and the response by David De Remer have opened an important discussion about women’s sports in the Olympics and the media coverage thereof. From my perspective, we risk getting stuck in a paradigm where we...more
by The First Line
posted May 1, 2011 at 12:10pm
Not-so-good commercial(s) featuring athletes
Dr. Pants told me about the new Acura commercial a few weeks ago and Sean from at sportsBabel sent me the link last week. Apparently, I need to blog about this one.The commercial features Canadian skier Ashleigh McGivor.
Let's strip the athlete down...more
by After Atalanta
posted April 20, 2011 at 3:38pm
Women's Ski Jumping Could Be a Go!
For five years, women ski jumpers have waited to get their sport into the Olympics. After an unsuccessful legal battle to get into the 2010 Vancouver Games, women's ski jumping is finally set to take its place on the Olympic program this week when the Int...more
by Women Skiing and Sports
posted April 6, 2011 at 2:21am
IOC set to approve women's ski jumping for Sochi
By STEPHEN WILSON The Associated Press
LONDON — After a five-year wait and an unsuccessful legal battle to get into the 2010 Vancouver Games, women's ski jumping is set to take its place on the Olympic program this week.
Women's jumping is among s...more
posted April 5, 2011 at 12:03am
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