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Michelle Campbell

Meet Euroleague Star & WNBA Alumni Michelle Campbell

International Basketball star and WNBA alumni Michelle Campbell is an avid advocate for the growth, empowerment and development of women’s self esteem. Michelle conducts yearly basketball camps and events geared specifically toward speaking to young adults and teens about the importance of loving one’s self and celebrating the skin they’re in at a time when social …

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Have You Seen The Badass UFC 193 Promo Starring Ronda Rousey & Holly Holm?

Watch below to catch the newest UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm trailer, which was released Friday via Ellen Degeneres’ EllenTube. It looks like a trailer for a feature biopic of Rousey’s life. Girls can grow up to be anything they want. Just look at my friend, UFC fighter @RondaRousey. http://t.co/0d6DVejYCW — Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) October …

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Set Your DVR: Tennis Great Althea Gibson – An American Master

The story of Althea Gibson, the unlikely queen of the segregated tennis world during the 1950s, premieres on Friday September 4 at 9pm on PBS during the U.S. Open. Althea Gibson is an icon, one of the greatest athletes of our time, and a true American hero who paved the way for players like Serena …

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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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Wheel Action: May is National Bike Month

National Bike Month is not really a Hallmark event. And for those of us that are cyclists, that’s too bad. If oil prices continue to climb, however, every month might become Bike Month. Despite what  temperatures may indicate (we’re having a heat wave in Los Angeles and it snowed last week in the midwest), spring really is on …

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Avril Lavigne’s “Fly” Supports Special Olympics

Avril Lavigne, who recently revealed she’s battling Lyme disease, is determined to send a strong, inspirational message to her many fans around the globe. The Canadian singer debuted her latest track, “Fly,” during a guest appearance on Good Morning America and announced that all of the net proceeds will go to the Special Olympics. “I wanted …

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FIFA 2015 Women's World Cup

Top Travel Tips: FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015

Key Event Details Dates: June 6, 2015 – July 5 2015 Match Locations: Vancouver Edmonton Moncton Montreal Ottawa Winnipeg Tickets: 150,000 tickets were sold in the first 48 hours after FIFA opened up sales. Organizers hope to sell 1.5 million tickets to the 24-team, 52-match tournament. The 2011 Women’s World Cup in Germany had 16-teams with 32-games …

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Dolly Shivani Cherukuri

Two-year-old Indian Girl Sets National Archery Record

At an age when most children prefer to play with toys, two-year old Dolly Shivani Cherukuri is already breaking national records. On Tuesday, the kindergartner became the youngest person in India to score more than 200 points at an archery event. Representatives from the India Book of Records were on the scene to witness the tiny …

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Serena Williams Puts Her Own Spin on Beyonce’s ‘7/11’ Video

Those Beyoncé “7/11″ remakes keep comin’. The video for the up-tempo, hip-hop track, off Bey’s “Platinum Edition” album, has nearly 200 million views and launched numerous re-creations. The original clip was shot in the style of a home-made visual with Beyonce dancing at various locations. Now, check out Serena Williams’ take  courtesy of Vogue (she’s the April cover girl). The tennis star delivers …

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Elizabeth Banks to Play Billie Jean King in HBO Movie

HBO and Playtone have set David Auburn (the playwright behind Proof) to script an untitled project that has Elizabeth Banks playing Billie Jean King and Paul Giamatti Bobby Riggs in the a story of the 1973 Battle of the Sexes tennis match in which the 29-year-old No. 2-ranked female star beat the 55-year-old retired former Wimbledon champ. …

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