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Guinness World Records Honors Oldest Female Boxing Champion

(New York, NY – February 1) Guinness World Records, the global authority on record-breaking achievements, attended the World Boxing Council’s Second Female Convention in Tijuana, Mexico, to honor record holders in the boxing industry. The first record title was presented to Alicia Ashley, recognizing her as the Oldest female boxing champion, a feat she has achieved twice …

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Cereal Stars: Female Athletes Featured on Wheaties Boxes

Hopefully WNT star Carli Lloyd and her teammates are negotiating with Wheaties right now. The iconic cereal brand has been featuring famous athletes on it’s boxes since 1934, and the placement has helped many sports figures become household names. Being featured on a Wheaties box is a once-in-a-lifetime recognition – but not many women have …

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2015 Gatorade High School Athletes of the Year Announced in Los Angeles

Gatorade held the annual high school Athlete of the Year awards dinner in Downtown LA during ESPY week (Tuesday, July 14, 2015) . In addition to the current Athletes of the Year award winners present for the announcement, also in attendance were such superstars as Abby Wambach, fresh of her World Cup championship with the USA, Julie …

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Gatorade Female High School Player of the Year

One of our favorite events every year is the Gatorade Player of the Year banquet which honors the best high school athletes in the nation. Winners are selected based on athletic excellence, academic achievement and exemplary character. Since its inception 29 years ago, the Gatorade Player of the Year program has become one of the most prestigious high …

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Jennie Finch Talks Softball, Women’s Sports & Capital One Cup

University of Florida gymnasts Mackenzie Caquatto and Alaina Johnson and softball pitcher Hannah Rogers accepted the Capital One Cup Trophy on behalf of the entire Gator women’s athletics program on Wednesday night at the ESPY Awards. The Cup was presented by Gator great and five-time U.S. Olympian Dara Torres. Earlier in the day we caught …

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Kristine Lilly Elected to National Soccer Hall of Fame

Former U.S. Women’s National Team midfielder Kristine Lilly has been elected to the National Soccer Hall of Fame. Joining  Lilly and U.S. Men’s National Team forward Brian McBride in the Class of 2014 is former U.S. Men’s National Team and Major League Soccer head coach Bob Bradley. Video: National Soccer Hall of Fame Announces 2014 Class Lilly, the …

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Soccer Player Morgan Andrews Chosen As Gatorade Female Athlete Of The Year

Midfielder Morgan Andrews walked into the media room clutching her Gatorade Athlete of the Year award. And she carried it with her all night long – even to the rooftop pool party at the W Hotel in Hollywood after the ceremony. The incoming Notre Dame freshman was named the 2012-13 Gatorade National High School Athlete …

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[Video] Oklahoma Pitcher Keilani Ricketts Wins 2013 Honda Cup

Sooners softball fans were hardly surprised when Keilani Ricketts, who dominated collegiate softball all season, was named the 2013 Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year and recipient of The Honda Cup. Ricketts, who has been called “her sport’s Babe Ruth,” was presented the prestigious award tonight in a live telecast from USC’s Galen Center Founders Club in …

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NASCAR’s Danica Patrick is Back-to-Back Winner of Nick Kids’ Choice Award

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rookie Danica Patrick’s won for favorite female athlete at Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards for the third time. Patrick  beat out the Williams sisters — tennis champions Serena and Venus  — and Olympic gold-medal gymnast Gabby Douglas at the USC Galen Center on Saturday in Los Angeles.. After hearing she had won, the petite …

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