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  1. espnW -- Sky Blue FC's Nadia Nadim breaks down walls to become wo...

    Graham Hays

    Nadia Nadim escaped the Taliban that stole her father's life in Afghanistan to become an international soccer star in Denmark and in the NWSL.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2014
  2. espnW -- Afghanistan women's cycling team shows bravery and resol...

    Jayme Moye

    Marjan Sadeqi was attacked for simply participating in a training ride, but she and the women of the Afghan National Cycling Federation are not deterred.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2014
  3. Cyclist Shannon Galpin challenges gender roles

    Sharon Liao

    When competitive cyclist Shannon Galpin decided to tackle the vertical climbs of Afghanistan's Panjshir Valley, she had to overcome more than hills.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2011
  4. Commentary -- Ron Artest plays name game

    Viv Bernstein

    Lakers player petitions to have his name changed to Metta World Peace. Somehow, it doesn't feel right.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2011
  5. Women's World Cup: How soccer can change the world

    Awista Ayub

    While women's soccer enjoys popularity stateside, it's a different story across the globe. From South Africa to Afghanistan, the sport is catching on, but there is work to do in promoting the global game on the women's side.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2011
  6. Skateistan challenges gender stereotypes in Kabul

    Awista Ayub

    With a revolutionary program for youth in Afghanistan, two Australian skateboarders reach out to 300 students -- including 120 girls -- with skating lessons and so much more.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2011