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Women at the Olympics - Wikipedia

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) promotes women in sports in an effort to increase ... They were also the first Olympics in which women competed in all sports in the program. ... In some co...

Women at the Olympic Games - Topend Sports

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Women first competed at the 1900 Paris Games. Women were allowed to compete in lawn tennis and golf, though there were three French women competing in ...

Olympic Games | Winter Summer Past and Future Olympics

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Through the 12 centuries of the Olympic Games, many wonderful athletes competed ... Married women were not allowed to participate in, or to watch, the ancient ...

The Women | The Real Story of the Ancient Olympic Games - Penn ...

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THE WOMEN: WERE THE ANCIENT OLYMPICS JUST FOR MEN? ... Married women, on the other hand, were not allowed to participate in the athletic contests  ...

2016 Rio Olympics: Saudi Arabia's female athletes can compete in ...

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Aug 8, 2016 ... Saudi Arabia lets women compete in the Olympics, but bans them ... her fellow team member Wojdan Shaherkani were allowed to compete, the ...

Gender Equity in Athletics and Sports: Women and the Olympics ...

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Women first took part in the Olympics of 1900, with 22 women competing in only golf ... Women's bouts were on consecutive days, while the men got days of rest ...

Were women allowed at the Olympics?

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Frequently Asked Questions about the Ancient Olympic Games ... Not only were women not permitted to compete personally, married women were also barred ...

The Fight To Establish The Women's Marathon Race

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Yet women were still not allowed to compete and the struggle to establish a women's Olympic Marathon was itself something of a long-distance race. Before the ...

When women started participating in the Olympics - Washington Post

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Maps, graphs, charts and visual explanations of everything Olympic. ... Women have not always been allowed to participate in the Olympic Games. .... had mixed categories and male categories until 1984, when women categories were added.

While Saudi Women Compete At The Olympics, They're Banned ...

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Aug 8, 2016 ... While Saudi Women Compete At The Olympics, They're Banned ... and her fellow team member Wojdan Shaherkani were allowed to compete, ...

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2016 Rio Olympics
The 2016 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 to 21 August 2016.
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Women in the Olympic Movement - Olympics

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Jan 22, 2016 ... support the promotion of women in sport at all levels and ... were the first in which women competed in every sport ... competition field. Actually ...

American Women in the Olympics - National Women's History Museum

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Out of 997 athletes, 22 were female. The first American woman to win an Olympic competition was golfer Margaret Abbott. Rather than a medal, Abbott recieved ...

Timeline: Women in Sports - Infoplease

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No girls allowed at the first Olympics, but the Games of Hera, featuring footraces for women, ... Women compete in the Paris Olympics in golf, tennis, and croquet.