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Women in the 2006 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games

Team USA huddles prior to facing Canada during their Women’s Ice Hockey match at the Magness Arena on the Denver University campus on December 12, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. Canada defeated the USA 4-2. (Photo by: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Team USA huddles prior to facing Canada during their Women’s Ice Hockey match at the Magness Arena on the Denver University campus on December 12, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. Canada defeated the USA 4-2. (Photo by: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Content Summary

This report examines the extent to which both the international and U.S. sports communities are providing equitable sports participation and leadership opportunities for women and assigns grades based on the assumption that men and women should have equal opportunities as athletes and leaders and be equally represented in media coverage.

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