Tag Archives: female athletes

  • The 9 Highest Paid Female Athletes of 2012

    The 9 Highest Paid Female Athletes of 2012

    We just wrapped up an Olympics that some people have called “the Women’s Games” because there were more female athletes with considerably higher profiles than ever before. So obviously, with this increase in notoriety, female athletes are making tons of money these days, right? Well, that depends. Compared to you or me, sure, they’re making […]

  • 13 Greatest Female Summer Olympians

    13 Greatest Female Summer Olympians

    The the 2012 Summer Olympics are now just a few short days away, and you know what that means: for the next 20 days or so, we’re all going to become experts on sports we previously knew nothing about, going on and on about how this diver arched her back too much as she entered […]

  • 11 Female Sports Pioneers

    11 Female Sports Pioneers

    You know what’s cool? Girls and young women today can play sports and have the same hopes and dreams as boys and young men: play professionally, become a hero, get their face on a serial box, make lots of money—all that stuff. Sure, there’s not exactly equality of the sexes in the world of sports, […]

  • 12 Female Athletes To Watch In 2012

    12 Female Athletes To Watch In 2012

    I’ll make this brief so we can get to the women. 2012 brings us the London Summer Olympics, a quadrennial event that introduces us to the next crop of talent across myriad disciplines. Also, the law of large numbers dictates that much of this talent will also be blessed in the looks department. You can’t […]

  • 9 Female Athletes Who Competed Against Men

    9 Female Athletes Who Competed Against Men

    In 2011, female athletes are extremely popular and, more importantly, well respected. But this wasn’t always the case. For the last century or so, female athletes have had to put in a lot of hard work and perseverance to get the respect they deserve. And in some cases, this meant women actually competing against men […]

  • 9 Female Athletes Who Don’t Just Get By On Their Looks (But Could)

    9 Female Athletes Who Don’t Just Get By On Their Looks (But Could)

    Don’t hate them cause they’re beautiful. Hate them because they are beautiful and more successful than you are. And most of them could probably kick your butt on and off the court. Hate them for that. Though these ladies have looks, don’t write them off as eye candy, as they are among the most decorated […]

  • 15 Female Athletes Who Belong in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

    15 Female Athletes Who Belong in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

    Sports Illustrated released its 2011 Swimsuit Issue, and like always, the women were ridiculously hot. And while I’m certainly not complaining about the models they used, I can help but think a magazine that’s all about sports could have better utilized some female athletes. From time to time, women like Danica Patrick and Anna Kournikova […]