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What the Caster Semenya court case means for the future of women's sport

Semenya's case against the international governing body for athletics starts this week

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Meet the youngest ever female figure skater to land a triple axel

13-year-old Alysa Liu is our new hero

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High jumper Alice Coachman was the first black woman to win a gold medal at the Olympic Games in 1948.
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The incredible true story of the first black woman to win gold at the Olympics

Alice Coachman made history at the 1948 Olympic Games – but her hometown’s white mayor still refused to shake her hand.

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Life

This gay wedding between two American and Canadian hockey players is so romantic

Someone needs to turn this into a movie immediately!

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Powerful stories from the women who confronted sexual predator Larry Nassar

We pay tribute to the "army of survivors"

Life

How one tweet exposed the dark truth about the North Korean cheerleading army

The cheerleading squad have attracted a lot of attention at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang

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People

Chrissy Teigen offers to pay $100,000 fine if sexual assault victim breaks her NDA

US gymnast McKayla Maroney faces a huge fine if she speaks at Larry Nassar’s sentencing

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Life

Cycling firm sorry for ads that urged women to 'follow the men's pace'

Because, naturally, we struggle to keep up...

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Fashion

Barbie now wears a hijab and was modelled on one very inspirational woman

It’s the first Barbie to ever wear a hijab

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People

Jessica Ennis-Hill unveils baby girl’s incredibly trendy name

The gold medallist announced the news via an intimate Instagram photo

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A man asked Simone Biles to smile – and her response was perfect

This salty comeback definitely deserves a gold medal

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This week's best A-list Instagrams

Lupita Nyong'o gets snap happy while Gwyneth leaves clean eating behind

People

“A genuine, heartfelt thank you”: Miranda Hart pens letter to Team GB

“Most of us were watching sports we have NO IDEA about! All we knew was we really cared.”

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People

The rival runners who stopped to help each other up

Gold medal for sisterhood

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Life

“It’s because of my period”: Olympic swimmer breaks menstrual taboo

“It’s because of my period”: Olympic swimmer breaks menstrual taboo

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“Women winning medals? Let’s just focus on their looks!”

Why this drip-feed of sexist Olympics coverage has got to stop

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People

Andy Murray is a reminder of the importance of male feminist allies

The tennis star's comments to John Inverdale about Venus and Serena Williams just confirm our love for him.

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Dive! The Olympic moment everyone's talking about

She *really* wanted gold

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Rio 2016: Gabby Douglas “heartbroken” over online bullying

Olympian Gabby Douglas has “cried many tears” over the social media abuse

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15 of the best outdoor screens to watch the Olympics in the UK

Big screens from Belfast to Bradford

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