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For Girls of Gangyap, Basketball Proves Life-Changing

by Chin Cabrido -Nepal- The young players’ hands are engraved with the names of celebrated Women’s National Basketball players. Though each displays a different champion, they […]

Feature Articles, India, Social Change, Sports, Teaching & Learning, The World, Women's Empowerment

Women Influence Surfing Culture: More Camaraderie and Fun

by Madison Salvati The WIP Summer Intern With the rise of women’s surfing in recent years, women no longer are shadowed by the male athletes who […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Gender Discrimination, Gender Equality, Sexism, Sports, Women's Empowerment

Pure Driving, Real Racing: Senna Documentary Captures Spirit

by Alexandra Marie Daniels –USA– So often when people we love pass away too soon, we just want to hear their voices and see their smiles […]

Americas, Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Film Festivals, Films & Documentaries, Sports

Paris by Foot

by Nola Solomon –USA– The United States had tough competition in Wednesday’s 2011 Women’s World Cup semi-final game against France. Though team USA will move on […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, France, Gender Discrimination, Gender Equality, Sexism, Sports, Women's Empowerment

The Psychology of Sports

It cannot be denied that the recent World Cup helped focus on one of the world’s most popular sports. And it cannot also be denied that […]

Sports, The WIP Talk

Olympic Spirit and Media Objectivity Should Be Upheld

by Yu Sun – China – The earthquake that struck Sichuan recently has shown China’s capacity to mobilize resources, cope with emergency situations and handle crisis. […]

Asia, China, Media, Olympics, Politics & Democracy, Tibet

Rows of Opportunities: Art of the Olympians Is Planting the Seeds of Excellence

by Cathy Oerter – USA – I ran through the Iowa countryside, young and carefree, unaware of the life I had been richly blessed with. It […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Marriage, NGO's, Olympics, Sports, Teaching & Learning, United States

Tennis Champ Justine Henin Quits Just Short of the French Open

by Bia Assevero – USA / France – Justine Henin was on top of the tennis world. Literally. The 25 year old Belgian was number one […]

Feature Articles, France, Sports, The World

Ruud Awakening for Gullit: The Dutch Soccer Coach Has Met His Match with the LA Galaxy

by Bia Assevero – USA / France – Ruud Gullit knows his soccer. He’s Dutch for one thing, and the Dutch have produced some of the […]

Europe, Feature Articles, Los Angeles, Sports, The World

Beijing Under Olympic Pressure: Tibetan Activists And Vocal Spokesperson Detained

by Louise Belfrage News Editor, The WIP – Sweden – Yesterday, August 8th, was an auspicious date, symbolically, for China – it was one year to […]

Activism, Asia, China, Feature Articles, Human Rights, Olympics, Politics & Democracy, The WIP Editorial, Tibet

Malchoff on Top of the World at the 2007 World Eskimo-Indian Olympics

by Sarah Wyatt – USA – Danielle Malchoff, 17, was a two-time champion at the 2007 World Eskimo-Indian Olympics (WEIO), held July 18-21 in her hometown […]

Feature Articles, Native Americans, Sports, The World

Hope Runs: Training Kenyan AIDS Orphans for the Mt. Kilimanjaro Marathon

by Claire A. Williams – USA/Kenya – For my first marathon, I trained in cotton socks. I didn’t know better, and four months of blood blisters […]

Feature Articles, HIV/AIDS, Kenya, Sports, The World