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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.

Women at the Olympics - Wikipedia


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


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 ...

Women in the Olympic Movement - Olympics


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 ...

Olympic Games | Winter Summer Past and Future Olympics


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 ...

Women at the Olympics - Pontifical Council for the Laity


The history of women's participation in the modern Olympics, now in its 30<sup>th</sup> edition, ... In the 1912 Olympics in Stockholm, women were allowed to compete in  ...

Timeline: Women in Sports - Infoplease


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.



Married women, on the other hand, were not allowed to participate in the athletic contests of the Hera festival, and were barred on penalty of death from the ...

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


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 ...

Ancient Olympics FAQ 5


Who could compete in the Olympics? Were women allowed at the Olympics? ... were women not permitted to compete personally, married women were also ...