It's banner or bust for Jonquel Jones and the Connecticut Sun: “I’ve had a CHIP on my shoulder for the last two years.”
Women in Sports
Over the last century, female athletes have emerged as powerful voices for equality. Read their firsthand accounts of how they overcame the challenges they faced.
This is the story of Christy Martin: “None of those achievements were going to save me, and there was nothing I could do to turn the tide.”
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce on why she runs: “Track is Jamaican culture. It’s tradition.”
Anna Cockrell pens a letter to her younger self: “No matter what happens out here, I am important, I am worthy, I am valued and I matter.”
Crystal Dunn is an inspiration to people of all ages, especially to a young girl named Karen.
Skateboarder Leticia Bufoni pens a letter to her father ahead of her Olympic debut.
Mahina Maeda on competing in the Olympics: “I’m more than one flag, one country, one language. I’m me.”
Sabrina Ionescu is used to dishing out dimes. Now, the WNBA guard is going outside her comfort zone to learn how to dish out Victor Villa’s infamous queso-tacos
Aari McDonald pens a letter to WNBA GMs ahead of the draft: “I’m someone who’s built for the moment.”
Brittany Collens wants you to stand up for the college athletes who need it: “The NCAA has no moral compass.”
Marta on her football journey: “Sometimes you need to cry in the beginning to smile in the end.”
Marta, a lenda brasileira, fala sobre o que a motivou a chegar ao topo do futebol feminino.