End of competition in skimpy outfits? Sportswomen want to decide about their clothes
Women's sport is often trivialized and described as less interesting. Women in many disciplines are ignored, compared to male athletes. Many people see a woman in a sportsman, not a competitor. But this year's Tokyo Olympics may be a turning point in the history of women's competitive sport. Athletes from various disciplines objected to the dress code requirements.
MORE THAN THE GAMES: THE OLYMPICS AND THE GLOBAL SPOTLIGHT ON SOCIETAL ISSUES
Millions of spectators tuned in Friday to watch the opening ceremony of the delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympics. But will the behind-the-scenes happenings keep viewers coming back for the next two weeks even more than the feats of athletic prowess?