"Maureen M. Smith" tag

Women and sport from an American point of view

Every struggle for equality between men and women is hard fought, and at best ends with a victory hard-won. That this is true also in sports is amply demonstrated in Elle Staurowsky’s edited volume Women and Sport: Continuing a Journey of Liberation and Celebration (Human Kinetics). Our reviewer is Anna Maria Hellborg.

Wilma Rudolph biography sheds new light on the Olympian

To a young Swedish track and field fan, Wilma Rudolph was the queen of the Rome Summer Games of 1960. A new Rudolph biography cuts to the chase, and riding with us is Grace Butcher, who trained with and competed against her in the late ’50s. Her review is highly readable!