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Surfing is coming to the Tokyo Olympics. For these women athletes, it’s the recognition they’ve been waiting for.

The sport will join karate, skateboarding, sport climbing and baseball/softball in their debut

Katie Ledecky was defeated in her first race at the FINA world championships. Now, she must recover and refocus.

‘If anyone is equipped to deal with this, it’s Katie Ledecky'

Sky Brown is only 10 years old. But she’s already a skateboarding star — and could be headed to the Olympics next year.

She says she wants to ‘show the girls it doesn’t matter how big you are or how small you are’

Former figure skater says she was sexually abused by partner who died by suicide

She made the accusation on Facebook, urging one of his supporters to ‘think about all of the girls he hurt’

Olympic runner Caster Semenya loses appeal over rule requiring her to suppress her testosterone output

The case raises questions on issues of women’s rights, fairness in sport and human rights

The U.S. women’s soccer team outperforms the men’s. That’ll help its equal pay case.

The U.S. women’s team has also outpaced the men’s national team in viewership

After years of scandal, gymnastics is finding joy again at UCLA

Coach Kondos Field describes her process as ‘planting seeds’ to build trust

Simone Biles is the first woman to win four all-around world gymnastics titles. But she’s ‘disappointed’ in herself.

Despite uncharacteristic mistakes, Biles still won the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships

Ariana Kukors Smith files lawsuit against USA Swimming

She alleges that top officials ignored sex abuse

The USOC spends exorbitantly on its executives, but not on athletes

PERSPECTIVE | It needs a financial audit