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A golden moment: Lee Kiefer wins the first-ever US Olympic medal in foil
By making the gold medal bout in women’s individual foil, 27-year old Lee Kiefer made history. Never in the history of the sport had an athlete from the United States won an Olympic medal in women’s...
South Korea makes it nine in a row; extends archery Olympic gold medal streak
The South Korean women’s archery team won its ninth straight Olympic gold medal on day two of the Tokyo Olympics, defeating the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) 6-0. First-time Olympians An San, Jang Min-Hee...
Nino Salukvadze makes history as first woman to compete in nine straight Olympic Games
This weekend, Nino Salukvadze surpassed eight-time Olympians Lesley Thompson-Willie (Canada) and Kerstin Palm (Sweden) to become the only woman in Olympic history to compete in nine Olympic Games. In eight...
Women to Watch: Surfing at the Tokyo Olympic Games
Surfing is one of the only sports that awards equal price money to men and women. The sport makes its Olympic debut at the 2021 Tokyo Games.
Tokyo’s youngest Olympian, Hend Zaza, carries Syrian flag in Opening Ceremony
Syrian table tennis player Hend Zaza, 12, is the youngest competitor at the Tokyo Olympics, as well as the youngest Olympian since 1980.
Naomi Osaka lights Olympic cauldron at Tokyo Opening Ceremony
Tennis player Naomi Osaka, the world’s highest-paid female athlete, lit the Olympic cauldron at the Opening Ceremony of the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.
Olympic schedule and storylines: On Her Turf’s day-by-day guide to the Tokyo Games
On Her Turf's day-by-day guide includes key storylines, TV schedule info, and streaming links for the most anticipated women's events at the Tokyo Olympics.
Soccer player Quinn is the first out trans Olympian, but won’t be the last
While Canadian soccer player Quinn - a 2016 Olympic bronze medalist - is the first out trans athlete to compete in Tokyo, they won't be the last.
Simone Biles’ coach on if (and when) she will compete Yurchenko double pike
If Simone Biles wants to compete the Yurchenko double pike at the Tokyo Olympics, "She's going to have to beg me," her coach Laurent Landi told On Her Turf.
When 7-time Olympian Formiga was born, women in Brazil were banned from playing soccer
When Formiga was born in 1978, there was a law banning women in Brazil from playing soccer. Formiga, 43, is making her 7th Olympic appearance in Tokyo.
How it feels to be the last player cut from the US Olympic water polo team
Jordan Raney was the last player cut from the 2021 U.S. Olympic women's water polo team. In this first-person essay, Raney discusses what she learned about herself in the process.
Olympic softball: Meet the six teams going for gold
Coming off the most watched Women's College World Series in history, can softball make a case to be an Olympic Games staple?
Tokyo Olympics: 100 ways women can make history at the Olympics
At the Tokyo Olympics, Simone Biles and Katie Ledecky could become the first U.S. women to win five gold medals at a single Olympics. And that's not all...
Simone Biles on track to become most decorated U.S. gymnast in Olympic history (100 days, 100 ways)
Biles - who enters Tokyo with 5 career medals (4 gold) - could tie or break Shannon Miller's record for most Olympic medals won by a U.S. gymnast (7).
U.S. Olympic team for Tokyo features record number of women
The Tokyo Olympics will mark the third straight Games in which the U.S. Olympic team includes more women than men (329 women vs 284 men).
The women on NASCAR’s pit road keep pushing forward
Brehanna Daniels made her Cup debut three years ago, joining Breanna O’Leary as the first female tire changers for the same team in NASCAR’s premier series.
Refugee Paralympic Team will include first ever woman (100 days, 100 ways)
At the Tokyo Paralympics, Alia Issa will become the first woman to ever compete as a member of the Refugee Paralympic Team. Issa, a Syrian refugee who lives in Greece, competes in the club throw.
Why testing positive for marijuana ruled Sha’Carri Richardson out of the Olympic 100m
After testing positive for marijuana, Sha'Carri Richardson can't run the 100m at the Olympics. But it's possible she could compete in the 4x100m relay.
Step by step: How Sydney McLaughlin broke the 400m hurdles world record (video)
To become the fastest woman to ever run the 400m hurdles, Sydney McLaughlin and her coach Bobby Kersee reinvented how to approach the event.
Athing Mu dominates women’s 800m at Olympic Trials (video)
The first thing you should know about Athing Mu: how to correctly pronounce her name. Mu, 19, won the women's 800m at U.S. Olympic Trials.
Jordan Chiles qualifies for Tokyo, 3 years after nearly quitting gymnastics (video)
Gymnast Jordan Chiles first dreamed of becoming an Olympian while watching the 2008 Beijing Games. After finishing 3rd at Olympic Trials, she qualified for Tokyo.
Lindsay Flach: 18 weeks pregnant and competing at Olympic Trials (video)
Ahead of the heptathlon at U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials, Lindsay Flach announced that she would be competing while 18 weeks pregnant.
Meet the moms who have qualified for the U.S. Olympic team
At the Tokyo Olympics, Allyson Felix and Quanera Hayes will be joined on the U.S. Olympic roster by at least 10 other moms.
From Harvard to Texas to Tokyo: Gabby Thomas qualifies for Olympics
At U.S. Olympic Trials, Gabby Thomas became the second-fastest woman to ever run the 200m. The Harvard grad is also pursuing a Master's in epidemiology.
Video: DeAnna Price breaks multiple records in hammer throw final
DeAnna Price only needed one good throw to make her second Olympic team, but she went above and beyond at U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials.
After marathon heartbreak, Sisson wins 10,000m to qualify for Tokyo
483 days after failing to make the U.S. Olympic team in the marathon, Emily Sisson qualified for the Tokyo Olympics by winning the women's 10,000m.
Simone Biles is already the greatest of all time, but she isn’t done yet
A quick refresher on how four-time Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles - aka the greatest gymnast of all time - became the greatest gymnast of all time.
Video: MyKayla Skinner, alternate in Rio, impresses at Olympic Trials
MyKayla Skinner finished fourth at Olympic Trials in 2016 and went to Rio as an alternate. Five years later, she is in the running for a spot in Tokyo.
Will Jade Carey compete the all-around at U.S. Olympic Trials?
Jade Carey, 21, has been training a laid-out triple-double on floor that she could debut at U.S. Olympic Trials in St. Louis.
Video: Gwen Berry dons “Activist Athlete” shirt, qualifies for hammer throw final
At U.S. Olympic Trials, Gwen Berry wore a T-shirt emblazoned with the words ‘Activist Athlete.’ “My message is very powerful. I want to impact the world.”
The hardest floor skill yet to be performed? Jade Carey’s triple-double
Jade Carey is planning to debut her laid-out triple-double - considered the hardest floor skill in women's gymnastics - at U.S. Olympic Trials. 
The history awaiting Carli Lloyd at the Tokyo Olympics (100 ways, 100 days)
#30: Carli Lloyd, who will be 39 at the Tokyo Olympics, could become the oldest soccer player to ever win an Olympic medal.
Steffens and Johnson headline U.S. women’s water polo roster for Tokyo Olympics
The U.S. women's water polo teams is one of the most dominant teams in the world in any sport. The 2021 Olympic roster was announced on Wednesday.
Lloyd, Rapinoe, Morgan headline U.S. Olympic women’s soccer roster
With one month until the start of the Tokyo Olympics, we take an in-depth look at the 18-player U.S. women's Olympic soccer roster.
The real threat to women’s sports? It’s not trans women
Transgender women have been eligible to compete at the Olympics since 2004, but in Tokyo, New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard could become the first.
Meet the U.S. women’s basketball team for the Tokyo Olympics
The U.S. women's basketball team for the Tokyo Olympics was revealed on Monday. The team is headlined by 4-time gold medalists Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi.
In coming out as trans, Nikki Hiltz is visible, vulnerable, and making track more inclusive
American runner Nikki Hiltz recently came out as trans. In a powerful essay for On Her Turf, Hiltz describes the strength they found in being vulnerable and visible.
The unfair burden placed on Simone Manuel
Simone Manuel is one of the greatest swimmers of all time. And at U.S. Olympic Trials, Manuel showed even greater strength outside of the pool.
Keturah Orji is leaping past records while challenging norms
Heading towards the Tokyo Olympics, Keturah Orji is motivated by the idea of wanting to "put America on the map for women's triple jump."
Know her name: Sha’Carri Richardson wins 100m at Olympic Trials (video)
After running her prelim with a shoe untied, sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson made a statement her win in the women's 100m at U.S. Olympic Trials.
Nowhere is Ledecky’s dominance greater than the women’s 800m freestyle
Katie Ledecky won the women's 800m freestyle at U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials. She owns the 24 fastest times in the event.
Dear Cammy: Allyson Felix writes powerful letter to her daughter (video)
Ahead of U.S. Olympic Trials in track & field, nine-time Olympic medalist Allyson Felix wrote a letter to her daughter Cammy.
Katie Ledecky just qualified for one of the toughest doubles in Olympic history
At U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials in Omaha, five-time gold medalist Katie Ledecky is getting a preview of just how challenging her schedule will be in Tokyo.
How surfer Caroline Marks learned to love her body
At age 15, Caroline Marks became the youngest female surfer to qualify for the WSL Championship Tour. That's when she started dealing with a new challenge.
Video: Regan Smith conquers deep backstroke field to clinch Olympic spot
"It's a big relief. I'm honestly really glad it's over," U.S. swimmer Regan Smith said after her win in the 100m backstroke at U.S. Olympic Trials.
Women’s success at 1996 Atlanta Olympics revisited in Peacock specials
When the U.S. women's soccer team won the inaugural Olympic gold medal in 1996, NBC's coverage only included a few minutes of the gold medal game.
Fraser-Pryce can sprint into history at Tokyo Olympics (100 ways, 100 days)
#40: Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, the fastest woman alive, could become the first sprinter (of any gender) to win four Olympic medals in the 100m.

Hockey is for Her


Engel-Natzke showing the way for women in hockey

From club hockey to the University of Wisconsin to the AHL's Hershey Bears, Emily Engel-Natzke has been blazing a trail and helping to show girls and women everywhere that hockey is for everyone.


NHL, Isles fostering growth for women in hockey

Alexis Moed gives an inside look at her role as founder and president of the Islanders Girls Elite Hockey Program and talks about how the NHL Female Coaches Association Program is supporting women in the league.

On the Tee


Lewis excited for future of golf, women in sports

Mom, golfer and advocate Stacy Lewis spoke with Troy Mullins at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship about her daughter Chesnee and the future of golf.


Mariah Stackhouse inspiring on the golf course

Ahead of the KPMGGolf Women’s PGA Championships, LPGA golfer Mariah Stackhouse talks about being able to use her platform to help encourage diversity in golf.