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FC: Why Women Should Be Recognized in Sports. By Derrick W
1: My Question My question is why are women not as recognized in sports as much as men. | Introduction In this book you will learn about my question, my arguments, and some women in sports.
2: Why are women not as recognized in sports as much as men? Theres lots of good women in sports. | They can get goals in soccer, make it to the top of a rock climbing wall. They're just as good as men. | In the Olympics they're good ski jumpers and basket ball players.
3: Women are great at sports, but you don't hear about them on sports channels, or sports broadcasts on the news. Did you know that the professional women's basketball league is the WMBA? Have you ever heard of them?
4: History | The Olympics were first hosted in 776 B.C. The women were not allowed to compete, so every 4 years, they would host a women's Olympics in Hera to honor the great god who ruled the earth and women. It was mostly running.
5: Unfair treatment | Imagine if you played baseball your whole life, and then you moved to India. You would be forced to stop playing if you were a girl. That's because in India, girls aren't allowed to play.
6: Great Women For the next couple of pages, I will show you some women who are great at the sports they compete in. Starting with the woman on the left. | This is a picture of Renate Stecher. She got a gold medal for completing the 100 meter run the fastest.
7: Here is a picture of Cassie Campbell. She was the captain of the Olympic Women's Team who won the gold medal at the Olympics. The best part is that she is a Canadian.
8: And here is a picture of Olga Korbut. She got three gold medals in 1972 in gymnastics.
9: Have you ever heard of the American Women's baseball team? They are a professional league playing baseball around the United States. Here is a picture of Keri Lemasters, who plays for the New England Red Sox.
10: Here are some fun facts on women in sports. I hope you enjoy them.
11: Fun Facts -Did you know women were not allowed to play in the Olympics until around the 1900. -The first female golfer was Mary, the Queen of Scotland. -The first womens golf tournament was held in 1811, in Scotland.
12: I hope you have got the information you wanted about women in sports. | Conclusion | I hope you had as much fun reading my scrapbook as much as I did creating it.
13: Sources http://www.womenssportsfoundation.com/womenssports. http://wikipedia.org/wiki/womens_sports