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Racism's impact on women athletes.

Racism's impact on women athletes. | sports | Scoop.it

A popular Chicago radio station referred to the Williams sisters as "booty and the beast" 


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Racism is crippling black women athletes.

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TonyEacklesJr's comment, April 19, 2013 2:44 PM
Is there a feminism in sports today? Are women seen equal to men when it comes to sports?
TonyEacklesJr's comment, April 21, 2013 10:56 PM
I do not think that women are seen as an equal to men in sports and there is some sort of sexist. I do believe that just like segregation and racism, you will see the sexist barrier broken and women receive more respect athletically.
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Athletes with disabilities show that they can still do it.

Athletes with disabilities show that they can still do it. | sports | Scoop.it

“Our athletes want to be treated the same as every other athlete. 

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The courage  and the drive shown by our athletes.

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It has now become a silent global epidemic

It has now become a silent global epidemic | sports | Scoop.it

''If that had been allowed in the United States, during an American football match, then the officials involved would have been sacked," 

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 conditions taking the sportsmen to early retirement.

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That epic Summer: That happened in America in 1994.

That epic Summer: That happened in America in 1994. | sports | Scoop.it

"It was really a bunch of college kids and a coach from a college program, and they were kind of overwhelmed with the step up. We were then handicapped as we prepared for 1994, because the world didn't have any respect for any of our."

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They made history by creating the best  summer for America.

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'Extreme Sports' having extreme consequences...

'Extreme Sports' having extreme consequences... | sports | Scoop.it

"We know that youth tends to push the envelope and take things to the next level,


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Talk about extreme sports and the dangers involved.

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A time when love and loyalty changes hands.

A time when love and loyalty changes hands. | sports | Scoop.it
"When you are pushed into a corner you can either come out fighting or give up. We have taken the first option."
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And the competition just went to the next level.
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Technology making it easier for players in the oncoming world cup

Technology making it easier for players in the oncoming world cup | sports | Scoop.it

They’re incredibly lightweight and much more technologically advanced than you’d think from looking at them up close.

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Technology is making everything easy and light even on the football pitch.

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Two continents brought together by Soccer.

Two continents brought together by Soccer. | sports | Scoop.it

“I don't want to just hand out suckers and soccer balls and be like, ‘good luck,’ . “I actually want to help be a part of the solution to the problems longer-term, and clearly education is the way to do that.”

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It is captivating to see children given an opportunity to live their dreams

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