As a young girl, Lhakpa Sherpa would bring gear to Everest base camps, despite women being discouraged from climbing. 'I wanted to show that a woman can do men's jobs.... I climb for all women,' she says.
Syria's national soccer team prepares for a round of playoff games determining who will participate in the World Cup, which would be a first for the country.
The NCAA approved a new rule restricting teams to one practice with full contact per day, following a trend already present in most college football programs.
The women's US soccer coach led the team to gold at the 1996 Atlanta Games and then the '99 World Cup crown, igniting a passion for US soccer and women's sports never seen before.
Two college coaches decided they wanted to send a national message: Their sport is not defined by the misdeeds of one man but by the strength of athletes who refuse to be defined by the abuses they suffered.
For decades, professional black athletes have used their public platform to voice issues of social injustice. NFL players kneeling during the national anthem is the latest iteration of this kind of protest. An AP survey reveals many players have experienced racial profiling firsthand.
After years of protests denouncing the caricature as racist and under pressure from the baseball commissioner, the Cleveland Indians will no longer sport the logo starting with the 2019 season.
Dozens of cardboard cut-outs of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sit outside of the US Capitol Building as part of an Avaaz.org protest in Washington on April 10.