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Feminist and Gender Studies: Women in Sports

Team-player Mo'ne Davis: "It's not just about me..."

The Mid-Atlantic little League team from Philadelphia, PA (Taney Little League) Defeated the Southeast 4-0 on the strong pitching of Mo'ne Davis who completed the game. It was a perfect start in the game as Jared Sprague-Lott hit a three run home run in the first inning.  Highlights of this 6 minute press conference include Mo'ne explaining "I wasn't thinking about the media, I was just thinking about the game."

You may also want to read how athletes like Mo’ne Davis aren’t just playing sports, they are resisting the colonized space around the female body: "What Does It Mean to ‘Throw Like a Girl’?" in the New York Times

Extreme Sports

  Kelly Clark, winner of 2006 X-Games

  Aggressive In-line Skating?

  Brazil's Fabiola Da Silva

  Extreme Skiing? 

  U.S's Wendy Fisher

  Sky Surfing? 

  Swiss's Viviane Wegrath

  Street Luge? 

  U.S's Pamela Zoolalian


Women's Sports Foundation (Title IX information and reports)

Equity in Athletics Provides customized reports for public inquiries relating to equity in athletics data for 2001+. The data are drawn from the OPE Equity in Athletics Disclosure Website database. Consists of athletics data that are submitted annually as required by the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act by all co-educational postsecondary institutions that receive Title IV funding (i.e., those that participate in federal student aid programs) and that have an intercollegiate athletics program.

American Women's Baseball Federation The American Women's Baseball Federation is a nonprofit amateur sports organization formed to promote women's baseball and establish it as a mainstream sport

National Women's Baseball Hall of Fame from the Baseball Hall of Fame: "Dirt on their Skirts," an overview of Women's Baseball History

Women's Baseball World Cup The inaugural Women's World Cup was held in Edmonton (Canada) in the Summer of 2004, after having been chartered by the International Baseball Federation (IBAF) in 2002. Women's Soccer World Cup

Women's National Basketball Association

Women's Basketball Hall of Fame With the 2013 Induction, the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame will celebrate its 15th Anniversary and add six new members to our prestigious Hall, honoring 133 inductees.

Ladies Professional Golf Association

NCAA Women's Soccer Statistics

NCAA Women's Basketball Statistics

Feminist Majority Foundation

Intercollegiate Tennis Association/Women's Hall of Fame

Black Women in Sports

Title IX (Education)

Title IX refers to the United States law amendment Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. It is regarded as landmark legislation banning sex discrimination in schools, whether this relates to academics or sport. Title IX declares: "No person in the U.S. shall, on the basis of sex be excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving federal aid."

U.S. Women Olympians

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Advocacy & News About Women in Sports

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WomenTalk Sports: Changing the Conversation About Women in Sport
"Your Home for Women's Sports, News, Opinion and Discussion" ... as well as advocacy for women's sports.