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My favourite photographer posted pics from day 1 WAG podium training.
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Great photo linked by Al Fong.
… While four out of 10 athletes are female, just 4 percent of sports-related media coverage is devoted to them. They get only 5 percent of Sports Illustrated covers and a paltry 2 percent of airtime on ESPN’s SportsCenter.
And they’re often sexualized. …
Megan Rapinoe scored the only two goals against France (in France) in the Women’s World Cup quarter-final match, but her glorious goal celebration has already been hailed as an “iconic” moment in soccer and all sports.
A photo of a triumphant Rapinoe with her arms outstretched, a pose she struck after scoring both goals, quickly set Twitter ablaze.“This is one of my favorite sports pictures of the decade,” sports pundit Bill Simmons tweeted, adding that Rapinoe was an “inspiration to [his] daughter.”
Megan was the first out lesbian to pose for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue.