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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.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Women_at_the_Olympics

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 countries like Australia, getting funding for women to participate in the Olympics during the early years of the Games was difficult.

www.olympic.org/women-in-sport/background/key-dates

The Women in Sport pages display the IOC's commitment to gender equality in ... 1981, Ms Flor Isava-Fonseca and Ms Pirjo Haeggman were the first women to ...

stillmed.olympic.org/Documents/Reference_documents_Factsheets/Women_in_Olympic_Movement.pdf

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 ...

www.topendsports.com/events/summer/women.htm

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 ...

www.penn.museum/sites/olympics/olympicsexism.shtml

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

www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/sports/olympics/olympics-collection/when-women-started-participating-in-the-olympics.html

Women have not always been allowed to participate in the Olympic Games. .... categories and male categories until 1984, when women categories were added.

www.laici.va/content/laici/en/sezioni/donna/notizie/le-donne-alle-olimpiadi.html

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

www.perseus.tufts.edu/Olympics/faq5.html

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

www.pri.org/stories/2016-08-17/see-120-years-struggle-gender-equality-olympics

Aug 17, 2016 ... Women are now competing in more Olympic events than in the past, but ... From 1964 to 1992, women were allowed to compete against men ...