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Published Date: 1/25/2014
Dutch track star Fanny Blankers-Koen ran so fast she was called "The Flying Housewife"...
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Published Date: 8/24/2012
In the 1950s, Althea Gibson joined the ranks of trailblazers like Jackie Robinson when she became the first black woman to compete on the world tennis tour...
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Published Date: 8/1/2012
We're remembering two remarkable women who would give any athlete – man or woman – a run for their money when it comes to all-time greatest: Lottie Dod and Babe Didrikson Zaharias...
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Published Date: 4/8/2012
Figure skating might not be the arena-filling phenomenon it has remained for decades were it not for a 5-foot-3-inch Norwegian....
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Published Date: 2/17/2012
It’s Feb. 5, 1948, and Gretchen Fraser is experiencing one of the longest moments of her life. Earlier in the week, this 28-year-old athlete, dismissed by one member of the press as a "pretty Western housewife," shocked the world by taking the silver medal...
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Published Date: 12/21/2010
Florence Griffith Joyner, known to her many fans as Flo-Jo, would have been 51 years old today. We take a look back at one of the most colorful athletes of the 1980s.
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