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Unformatted text preview: 1922 and decided to form the Federation Sportive Feminine Internationale also known as FSFI. Through FSFI women organized the Women’s World Games which was an alternative to the Olympics to women athletes. Over the year’s participation and spectator popularity was exponentially gaining in the Women’s World Games. The popularity of women’s sport was not able to be denied by the IOC any longer and in 1928 women were able to compete in the Olympic Games. But even though women were able to compete in the games they were very limited in the events they were able to compete in. From 1928 and even through today women have fought for the inclusion of more women’s sports and events. Even though women have made great strides and increased the number of 00566491 5/11/2009 women's sports from 4 in 1936 to 24 and 98 events in 1992 there are still less than half the amount of women's sports and events then there are for men....
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course HEALTH EXZ taught by Professor Teague during the Spring '07 term at University of Iowa.
- Spring '07