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August 8, 2016
U.S. Women's Basketball Team/Rio
There are 11 WNBA teams represented on national team rosters. The Phoenix Mercury leads the way with six players. ...

How to Get Yourself Excited for the Rio Olympics – Even If You Don’t Know the Sport

July 24, 2016
Rio Olympics 2016
Ah, the allure of the Olympic games – you wait four years to see them and they're over in about two weeks. ...
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University of San Francisco Basketball Coach Jennifer Azzi Comes Out

April 5, 2016
Stanford head coach Tara VanDerveer, left, chats with San Francisco head coach Jennifer Azzi before the start of a first-round women's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament Saturday, March 19, 2016, in Stanford, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Welts became the first senior sports executive to come out as gay in 2011, then president and chief executive of the Phoenix Suns. ...
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Vancouver Celebrates 12 Years of Marriage Equality with Top 12 Reasons to Visit

February 16, 2015
Vancouver's famous rainbow crosswalk is a must-visit
Since 2005, same-sex marriage has been the law of the land across Canada. But in Vancouver, B.C., same-sex marriage has been legal since 2003. ...
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Swimmer Lauren Neidigh Asks LGBT Athletes to Come Out

January 13, 2015
College Swimmer Lauren Neidigh. Photo: Swimming World Magazine
After being encouraged to come out by other LGBT athletes telling their stories, college swimmer Lauren Neidigh is calling for others to take the plunge. ...
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Olympics: Committee Adds Sexual Orientation to Principle 6

December 8, 2014
Olympic.org Photo/Nanjing 2014
The International Olympic Committee approved Proposal 14 to include non-discrimination regarding sexual orientation in Principle 6 in the 2020 Olympics. ...
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Rihanna Wears Principle 6 Beanie, Supports Gay Rights in Russia

February 21, 2014
Rihanna tweeted a picture of herself wearing a hat that read "P-6," short for ‘Principle 6,” which is the campaign that speaks out against anti-discrimination laws in Russia. ...
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Johnny Weir: Don’t Boycott the Olympics Because of Russia

July 26, 2013
"There isn't a police officer or a government that, should I qualify, could keep me from competing at the Olympics," Weir wrote. ...
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Seattle Sounders Women Remain in W-League Despite New League Formation

November 23, 2012
Seattle Sounders Women Remain in W-League Despite New League Formation
The new league will include the Boston Breakers, Western New York Flash, Sky Blue FC of New Jersey, the Chicago Red Stars, and one team each in Washington, D.C., Portland, Ore., Seattle, and Kansas City. ...
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USA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Gold Medal Games Deliver Huge Viewership for NBC

August 14, 2012
USA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Gold Medal Games Deliver Huge Viewership for NBC
The USA Men's and Women's Basketball teams drew big viewership numbers for their gold medal games on NBC - 12.5 million viewers (men), and 10.2 viewers (women).

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