Champion distance runner Lauren Fleshman says too many coaches assume — falsely — that what works for male athletes also benefits female athletes. Her memoir is Good for a Girl.
Harris scored the first points in Olympic women's basketball history and was the first Black woman inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame, among other accolades. She turned the NBA down in 1977.
Allyson Felix and Quanera Hayes have spoken out about the joys of motherhood and the obstacles that female athletes face that men don't.
U.S. Olympic heptathlete Annie Kunz says tracking her monthly cycles and learning she needs to eat more and get more naps when she's fatigued has already improved her athletic performance.
Young female athletes benefited from an increase in government support in recent years. The pandemic has put an end to that.