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.
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 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 ...
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 ...
Through the 12 centuries of the Olympic Games, many wonderful athletes
competed ... Married women were not allowed to participate in, or to watch, the
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
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 ...
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 ...
Who could compete in the Olympics? Were women allowed at the Olympics? ...
were women not permitted to compete personally, married women were also ...