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World Squash Champ Dipika Pallikal Is More Than A Cricketer’s Wife, So Let’s Not Say ‘Wife Of’ In News Headlines!

While one can certainly argue that cricket is almost a religion in India, that is not sufficient reason to describe Dipika as a cricketer's wife, and certainly not in the headlines, which should celebrate her achievement, not his name.

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Why I Think Oscar Winning Film About Serena & Venus Williams Is Better Than Dangal

That young black girls deserve to be seen, deserve to be heard, that there was nothing a strong woman couldn’t do, to stand tall and be proud of their identity, and where they came from.

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Our Women’s Hockey Team Didn’t ‘Lose’ But Fought To Forge A Path For Others; Let’s Wake Up Now!
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Dear Indian women hockey players, this loss is on us, Indians; we didn't care for you as you deserved to be. Time we begin to get out of your way, and extend all our support.

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Olympics Done, Medals Won, But Will Lives Of Marginalised Athletes Change For The Better?

Torchbearer for the 2012 Olympics, Pinky Karmakar, was in news yesterday. The former Olympics star toils as a tea picker in Assam. Will the new crop of winners be more fortunate?

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Indian Hockey Player Vandana Katariya’s Family Faces Casteist Abuse After Losing Semifinals

After the Indian women's hockey team lost the semifinals, two upper caste men in Haridwar went to Vandana Katariya's home and screamed casteist abuses at her family.

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2021 Olympics, When Women Athletes Refused To Play By Objectifying Rules Made By Men

Instead of respecting the talent, hard-work and dedication of the sportsperson, her worth is reduced to the viewership she can draw on the basis of her physical appearance, and her on and off court personality.

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