Tag: female athlete

U.S. Soccer and Women’s Team Settle Equal Pay Lawsuit

U.S. Soccer and Women’s Players Agree to Settle Equal Pay Lawsuit By Andrew Das Under the terms of the agreement, the athletes will receive $24 million and a pledge from the soccer federation to equalize pay for the men’s and women’s national teams. For six years, the members of the World Cup-winning United States women’s soccer team and their bosses…

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Tokyo Olympics: Athletes to Watch This Summer

No list of Olympic athletes could encompass all the stories of human achievement on display at the Summer Games. But if you’re looking for some names to root for (or against) at the Olympics in Tokyo, here are a few to start with. (Note that some still need to qualify to compete this year.) By The New York Times Gymnastics Simone Biles, United States Biles,…