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Simone Biles celebrates her performance on the vault during the women's U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Trials on June 25, 2021, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

At the 2021 Olympic Games, Women Rule

If you asked 100 people interested in this year’s Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo which athlete they want to see the most, it’s a safe bet the first name mentioned would be Simone Biles. Several may say Katie Ledecky. Others would say Allyson Felix, A’ja Wilson or Alex Morgan. As the 50th anniversary of Title […]

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Reign FC Ownership Close to Sale to French Powerhouse

One of the biggest clubs in international women’s soccer may be moving into the National Women’s Soccer League. The OL Groupe, the parent company of French powerhouse Olympique Lyon, is in exclusive negotiations to buy Reign FC, the Tacoma-based NWSL club that is the home of U.S. stars Megan Rapinoe and Allie Long. A release […]

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The U.S. soccer team poses for a photo before an international friendly soccer match against Ireland in Pasadena, Calif., Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

U.S. Women’s Soccer Victory Tour Brings Champions to Fans

What some programs or leagues or teams wish would happen over a period of years hit the United States women’s national soccer team within a month’s time. Already going into the FIFA Women’s World Cup with the label of favorites and defending champions, the team not only successfully defended its title, but did so with […]

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