A famous television golf commentator was caught by a hot mic at the Masters Tournament talking about the “short” miniskirt worn by the fiancée of the winner and the couple’s sex life.
The $1.67 trillion global sportswear and athleisure market tends to focus on style and comfort, not on function. That leaves women without sports bras that support them.
One hundred and sixteen years ago, the second-ever modern Olympic games was held in Paris — and women were allowed then to compete in only three sports: tennis, croquet and golf. Because while commentators and journalists seem to be able to discuss the male athletes and their achievements at the Games without being able to constantly discuss their gender — indeed, I have yet to see a headline boasting, Cisgender Male Swimmer Takes Home Most Medals Ever — the struggle continues to be all too real when it comes to giving female athletes equitable treatment.
Eugenie Bouchard’s Olympics journey was only short-lived, falling to Angelique Kerber in straight sets and then losing in doubles with partner Gabriela Dabrowski to Czechs Lucie Safarova and Barbora Strycova, both during the second round of tournament play. Neither loss can be blamed on any one specific hit, point, or serve, but a sports analyst seems to know exactly what went wrong: the Canadian was too distracted by beauty, fashion, and hair to get the gold.
The Parade of Nations at the Olympics' opening ceremony is the highlight of the Games' fashion and pageantry. Yahoo Style gives a frank appraisal of the best- and worst-dressed teams in Rio de Janeiro on Friday night.
Serena Williams opted for sandals paired with her eye-catching bright red chiffon skirt and jewel-encrusted top for the Wimbledon winners' dinner in London.
Players at Wimbledon wearing Nike's “Premier Slam” dress have reportedly been asked to return it for alterations because it didn’t cover enough skin.
Not only is Serena Williams one of the best athletes, she’s also one of the most beautiful, according to People. But it appears the magazine retouched her pic.
Serena Williams. (Photo: Getty Images) Along the same lines of the #AskHerMore campaign, in which actresses are asking red carpet commentators to go beyond the outfit, there is a new burgeoning campaign for professional athletes called #CoverTheAthlete. Jessica Schnurr and Hannah Smit, two creative consultants at branding agency John St., made a video in which professional male athletes look flabbergasted or dumbstruck when they get asked the exact same questions that female professional athletes have asked. “These are not the actual responses of the athletes featured in these clips.