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Katie Ledecky is leaving Stanford and moving to Florida
Katie Ledecky announced that she is leaving Stanford - where she has lived and trained since 2016 - and moving Florida to work with coach Anthony Nesty.
Carissa Moore reflects on fifth world title, progress in women’s surfing
When five-time world champ Carissa Moore first started surfing at top competitions in 2010, women weren't always set up to succeed.
Michaela Onyenwere sweeps WNBA’s Rookie of the Month award
New York Liberty forward Michaela Onyenwere was named the WNBA's "Rookie of the Month" for September - her fourth straight month receiving the honor. 
Separate and unequal? These Paralympians want to compete alongside Olympians
As a marathoner, Tatyana McFadden is able to do something most Paralympians can't: compete at the same events as able-bodied athletes and Olympians.
2021 WNBA Playoffs: Storylines to know before the regular season ends
The 2021 WNBA Playoffs begin on September 23. The Connecticut Sun have already locked up the No. 1 seed, thanks in part to MVP candidate Jonquel Jones. Here are other key storylines to watch heading into...
Biles, Raisman, Maroney, and Nichols testify on FBI’s Nassar investigation
Simone Biles told Congress that lingering trauma from her abuse at the hands of Nassar played a factor in her decision to opt out of several Olympic events.
Surfer Carissa Moore claims fifth world title to conclude historic 2021 season
Less than two months after winning the inaugural Olympic gold medal in surfing, Hawaii's Carissa Moore won her fifth world title to conclude the 2021 CT.
Hiring women coaches takes intentionality. Just ask the NFL
The 2021 NFL season will feature a record 12 women coaches. How has the NFL gone from 0 to 12 in just 6 years? And can women's leagues learn from the NFL?
USWNT roster named for Paraguay friendlies
Alyssa Naeher, Sam Mewis, Julie Ertz, and Megan Rapinoe will not play due to injury, while Christen Press opted out to focus on her mental health.
US women win second straight gold in sitting volleyball
The Tokyo gold medal match marked the fourth straight time the U.S. and China met in the women's sitting volleyball final at the Paralympics.
Women won more than 60% of US medals at the Tokyo Paralympics
At the Tokyo Paralympics, the women of Team USA ed the way. Women won 61.5 percent of total US medals and 62 percent of US gold medals.
Jessica Long wins 29th medal, calls Tokyo “total success”
Swimmer Jessica Long won six medals (three gold) at the 2021 Tokyo Paralympics, but that isn't why she calls the Games a "total success."
Oksana Masters is one of the world’s greatest athletes. But she isn’t fearless
Oksana Masters won two cycling gold medals at the Tokyo Paralympics. In May, the multi-sport star dealt with "the scariest experience of my life."
Stickney anchors US women to gold in swimming’s medley relay
Heading into the final lap of the women's 4x100m medley relay (34 points) at the Tokyo Paralympics, the United States was in fourth place.
With 100m silver, Jaleen Roberts adds second Paralympic medal to Tokyo haul
Growing up in Kent, Washington, Jaleen Roberts competed alongside able-bodied athletes. In her Paralympic debut, she won 2 silver medals (100m, long jump).
Meet Avani Lekhara, the first woman from India to claim Paralympic (or Olympic) gold
India (population 1.33 billion) achieved history in Tokyo when shooter Avani Lekhara became the first Indian woman to claim Paralympic (or Olympic) gold.
Tokyo Paralympics: US women’s goalball team into semifinal round
The U.S. women are the most decorated team in goalball history, having claimed six Paralympic and eight world championship medals in the sport.
With cycling gold, Oksana Masters is a Paralympic medalist in four sports
At the Tokyo Paralympics, Oksana Masters claimed gold in women's H4-5 cycling time trial. She now owns Paralympic medals in four sports.
25 years after Paralympic debut, Cheri Madsen claims ninth career medal
At the Tokyo Paralympics, Cheri Madsen won 100m bronze, her ninth medal. Madsen (then Cheri Becerra) made her Paralympic debut at the 1996 Atlanta Games.
Kylie Grimes: the first woman to win Paralympic gold in wheelchair rugby
At the 2021 Tokyo Paralympics, Great Britain's Kylie Grimes became the first woman to win Paralympic gold in wheelchair rugby, a mixed gender sport.
Kendall Gretsch wins triathlon gold in thrilling sprint finish (video)
At the 2021 Paralympics, American Kendall Gretsch chased down Australian Lauren Parker to win gold in the Paralympic debut of the women's triathlon PTWC.
Evacuated from Afghanistan, Zakia Khudadadi will compete at Paralympics
Zakia Khudadadi, who competes in taekwondo and was evacuated from Kabul this week, will become the 2nd woman to represent Afghanistan in Paralympic history.
Training partners Susannah Scaroni and Tatyana McFadden win 5000m gold, bronze
At the Tokyo Paralympics, Susannah Scaroni won gold in the women's 5000m T54, while her training partner Tatyana McFadden claimed bronze (career medal #18).
Jessica Long wins 25th career medal, 4th straight gold in 200m IM (video)
On day four of the Tokyo Paralympics, American swimmer Jessica Long claimed her fourth straight gold medal in the women's SM8 200m IM.
20 weeks pregnant, Lora Webster is competing at fifth Paralympics
U.S. sitting volleyball player Lora Webster is competing at the Tokyo Paralympics while 20 weeks pregnant with her fourth child. 
Gold medalists Anastasia Pagonis and Gia Pergolini are #BFFGoals
Paralympic gold medalists Anastasia Pagonis and Gia Pergolini, both of whom are visually impaired, met four years ago at a swim meet in Cincinnati.
2021 Paralympics: Women’s Sitting Volleyball Preview
A preview of the women's sitting volleyball tournament at the 2021 Paralympics, including the US roster, pool B schedule, and key storylines to watch.
Two 17-year-old swimmers smash world records, win Paralympic gold
On day two of the Tokyo Paralympics, American 17-year-old swimmers Anastasia Pagonis and Gia Pergolini both won gold and broke world records.
2021 Paralympics: Meet the mother-daughter duo competing in Tokyo
Table tennis player Lethicia Rodrigues Lacerda is joined in Tokyo by her mom: archer Jane Karla Gogel. They are the only mother-daughter duo at the Games.
2021 Paralympics: Women lead Team USA in Tokyo
The United States finished day one of the Tokyo Paralympics with two medals, both earned by women. Plus, the US women's goalball team started off with a win.
Tokyo Paralympics: Women’s Wheelchair Basketball Tournament Preview
Women's wheelchair basketball debuted at the Paralympics in 1968. Here are some of the key storylines to watch at the 2021 Tokyo Paralympics.
Alia Issa, first woman on Paralympic Refugee team, looks up to another immigrant: Giannis Antetokounmpo
Alia Issa, the first woman to compete for the Paralympic Refugee team, draws inspiration from a fellow Greek immigrant: NBA champ Giannis Antetokounmpo.
Olympic podium repeats, Richardson finishes last at 2021 Prefontaine Classic (video)
Elaine Thompson-Herah ran the second fastest 100m time ever at the 2021 Prefontaine Classic. After missing Tokyo, Sha'Carri Richardson finished last.
Blind Paralympic swimmer Anastasia Pagonis uses TikTok to educate, destigmatize disability
Paralympic swimmer Anastasia Pagonis uses her social media accounts to educate others about how Paralympic swimming works, technology that has made day-to-day tasks more accessible, and societal stigma that...
Afghanistan’s female soccer players fear for their lives
Players on Afghanistan's women’s national soccer team fear for their lives after the Taliban swept to regain control of the country.
2021 Prefontaine Classic: Sha’Carri Richardson vs. the Olympic podium
Sha'Carri Richardson might not have competed at the Tokyo Olympics, but at the 2021 Prefontaine Classic, she will race all three 100m Olympic medalists.
You don’t have to wait years to see your favorite Olympians in action again
Women playing sports on TV? That doesn’t just happen once every four years. Here’s how you can keep showing up for women’s sports beyond the Summer Games. 
Breaking the taboo on periods and sport performance
While women may feel like their training or performance is impacted by their period, "they didn't communicate with their coaches" about it.
Foluke Akinradewo Gunderson is proud to represent mothers at Tokyo Olympics
At age 33, middle blocker Foluke Akinradewo Gunderson is one of the elder stateswomen on the U.S. indoor volleyball team. In her third Olympics, Gunderson’s ambitions have changed. “Now it’s, ‘I want to...
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.
Alys Williams went from Rio alternate to Tokyo Olympian
Author’s note: The U.S. women’s water polo will compete in the gold medal game against Spain at 3:30am ET on Saturday, August 7, 2021. The game will air live on USA or can be live streamed via this link...
Where are the women? Muffet McGraw and Noelle Quinn detail current coaching landscape
“People hire people who look like them.” Muffet McGraw and Noelle Quinn discuss the lack of women coaches during a segment of "On Her Turf at the Olympics."
Ahead of Olympic marathon debut, Aliphine Tuliamuk pushes for change
American marathoner Aliphine Tuliamuk will compete at the Tokyo Olympics just seven months after giving birth to her daughter, Zoe.
The Kawai sisters: Japan’s new wrestling dynasty
Kawai Risako, who earned 2016 Olympic gold at 63kg, decided to make a run for the Olympics in a lower weight class to provide her sister Yukako with the best chance of qualifying for Japan’s Olympic team.
Nevin Harrison sprints towards Tokyo Olympics, debut of women’s canoe
Women's canoeing will make its Olympic debut at the Tokyo Olympics, where Washington native Nevin Harrison is expected be a favorite in the C-1 200m.
Diver Delaney Schnell spent six months off 10-meter platform due to pandemic
Diver Delaney Schnell did not dive off the 10-meter platform for six months due to the Covid-19 pandemic. She got through by doing bodyweight exercises and and practicing on a three-meter springboard.
A’ja Wilson’s Olympic debut is business as usual
If the only storyline you know heading into the medal round of the women’s Olympic basketball tournament is that Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi are attempting to win a fifth gold medal, you are missing out.  ...

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.