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2015-02-04 08:26:21

Olympic gold medalists Angela Hucles (soccer), Teresa Edwards (basketball) and Sarah Hughes (figure skating) and concussion expert Dr. Robert D.

2014-10-09 08:25:21

New "Sports 4 Life" grant initiative addresses the growing disparity in sports participation among African-American and Hispanic girls and their peers NEW YORK, Oct.

2014-08-05 08:29:08

Larkin, the Foundation's second executive director, returns to lead the premier organization in girls' and women's sports NEW YORK, Aug.

2014-08-01 16:22:30

ESPN, FOX Sports and NBC Sports Group pledge over $2 million to the Women's Sports Foundation to advance participation and leadership opportunities for girls and women through sports NEW

2014-05-13 23:01:20

New research from Grand Valley State University shows that nations with greater women’s empowerment win more medals and send more athletes to the Summer Olympics. Allendale,


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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