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Girl on a Mission

Figure Skater Who Recovered From A Major Injury Wins Championship & Sets Sights On Olympics

Figure Skater Who Recovered From A Major Injury Wins Championship & Sets Sights On Olympics

Remember the name Emilia Murdock – she is undoubtedly a future American Olympic champion, which we are unafraid of saying given her impressive achievements so far. Oh yeah, and she’s […]

Interviews

Broadcaster LaChina Robinson Is Determined To Change The Status Of Women In Sports

Broadcaster LaChina Robinson Is Determined To Change The Status Of Women In Sports

If you have been paying attention to women’s basketball over the past 7 years, you know who LaChina Robinson is. If you haven’t heard of her yet, it’s time to […]

Body Image, Sports

Designer Creates Olympic Project To Celebrate Diversity Of Female Athletes’ Bodies

Designer Creates Olympic Project To Celebrate Diversity Of Female Athletes’ Bodies

Now that the Olympics are over for another year, it’s going to be a long 4 years until the next games. And if you’re like us and were stoked to […]

Sports

Ibtihaj Muhammad Will Be The 1st Team USA Athlete To Compete At The Olympics Wearing The Hijab

Ibtihaj Muhammad Will Be The 1st Team USA Athlete To Compete At The Olympics Wearing The Hijab

She may not yet be a huge household name like Michael Phelps or Missy Franklin, but athlete Ibtihaj Muhammad is the new face of Team USA. Come August, when the […]

Sports

The National Women’s Hockey League’s Inaugural Season Is Finally Here!

The National Women’s Hockey League’s Inaugural Season Is Finally Here!

This is huge news for women’s professional sports! The National Women’s Hockey League is finally here and it is set to make a big difference for the lives and careers […]

Sports

Boxer Mikaela Mayer Proving Women In Sport Are More Than “Just A Pretty Face”

Boxer Mikaela Mayer Proving Women In Sport Are More Than “Just A Pretty Face”

When you think of boxing images of Floyd Mayweather, Mike Tyson or “the greatest” Muhammad Ali come to mind. But what about women? The truth is that boxing is still […]

Sports

‘Between Rings’ Docu Shows Boxing Champ Esther Phiri’s Fight Against Cultural Traditions

‘Between Rings’ Docu Shows Boxing Champ Esther Phiri’s Fight Against Cultural Traditions

Boxing champion Esther Phiri is Zambia’s first female boxer who holds a world title and is a symbol of hope for many women in her native country. Hers is a […]

Sports

Female Olympic Hockey Champion Signs Contract With Men’s Pro Team

Female Olympic Hockey Champion Signs Contract With Men’s Pro Team

Here’s another story for the history books. Canadian Olympic hockey champion Shannon Szabados, who just won the gold medal with Team Canada at the Sochi Olympics this year, is infiltrating […]

Sports

Sports Illustrated Features Fully Clothed Woman On Its Cover. The Nerve!

Sports Illustrated Features Fully Clothed Woman On Its Cover. The Nerve!

Sports Illustrated, a men’s magazine notorious for only featuring scantily clad women on the covers (we’re particularly talking about the swimsuit edition) has done something so ridiculous, we had to […]

Celebrities

Pink, Ellen, & Katy Perry Are Here To Tell You Girls CAN Do Anything!

Pink, Ellen, & Katy Perry Are Here To Tell You Girls CAN Do Anything!

The 2014 Sochi Olympics may be over, but the girl power party has just begun. Sure, there are still a fair amount of sports in the Olympics where women aren’t […]

Celebrities

Angelina Jolie-Directed ‘Unbroken’ Showcases Her Passion For The Human Spirit

Angelina Jolie-Directed ‘Unbroken’ Showcases Her Passion For The Human Spirit

As if Angelina Jolie isn’t busy enough being married to one of Hollywood’s hottest male actors, being one of the hottest female actors herself, and raising 6 kids. Oh also, […]

Girl on a Mission, Politics

Indian Olympic Boxing Champion Starts A Self-Defence Club For Women

Indian Olympic Boxing Champion Starts A Self-Defence Club For Women

If you are a female who lives in a country where you can safely walk down a street, night or day, and not live in fear of being attacked then […]

Entertainment, Sports

Sports Broadcasting No Longer A “Boys Club” Thanks To These Pioneer Women

Sports Broadcasting No Longer A “Boys Club” Thanks To These Pioneer Women

Sports is no longer a man’s game or a boys club. Women are knocking on the door, changing the landscape both on the field and off, and setting new benchmarks. […]

Celebrities, Entertainment, Sports

American Teen Becomes The First Woman To Win 6 Gold Medals At A World Championship

American Teen Becomes The First Woman To Win 6 Gold Medals At A World Championship

If you aren’t familiar with the name Missy Franklin, then get familiar! She is a swimming powerhouse and is set to become one of those legends in sporting history. At […]

Sports

Olympian Janine Shepherd On The Accident That Changed Her Life And Body Forever

Olympian Janine Shepherd On The Accident That Changed Her Life And Body Forever

A wonderful TED talk from Australian Cross Country Skier Janine ‘The Machine’ Shepherd. She had Olympic dreams, but after a tragic accident was declared a paraplegic by doctors. But her […]