These Game-Changing Women in Sports Are Worldwide Winners

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The face of sports continues to change every day thanks to successful, strong women dominating everything from tennis to soccer to horse racing. Legends like Billie Jean King, Serena Williams and Megan Rapinoe — and let’s not forget newcomers like Naomi Osaka — have crushed records and made history in what’s long been a male-dominated industry.

These influential and victorious women have redefined what it means to be athletes — and role models. In celebration of Women’s History Month and of people whose accomplishments and barrier-breaking skills deserve recognition and admiration, check out the stories of game-changing women in sports who have inspired the world.