Olympics

  • High jumper Alice Coachman was the first black woman to win a gold medal at the Olympic Games in 1948.
    Visible Women

    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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    Anna-Marie Crowhurst
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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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    Hannah-Rose Yee
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  • People

    Powerful stories from the women who confronted sexual predator Larry Nassar

    We pay tribute to the "army of survivors"

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    Sarah Biddlecombe
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  • 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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    Kayleigh Dray
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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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    Kayleigh Dray
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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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    Anna Brech
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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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    Susan Devaney
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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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    Kayleigh Dray
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  • People

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

    This salty comeback definitely deserves a gold medal

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    Kayleigh Dray
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  • People

    This week's best A-list Instagrams

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

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    Nicola Rachel Colyer
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