Good News in Sports

Athletes Doing Good and Sports Doing Good

Left: a brunette woman holds the Olympic torch in Paris; Center: The Paris 2024 mascot; Right: A blonde woman smiles, holding up a bronze Olympic medal

For the first time in history, the Olympics will achieve gender parity at Paris 2024

Efforts toward gender equality extend beyond numerical representation, with ongoing initiatives addressing media coverage, fair scheduling, and leadership roles.
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Left: A Bar of Their Own logo, Right: Three women standing and smiling inside of a women's sports bar

Minnesota's new woman-owned bar exclusively caters to women's sports — and its fans

A Bar of Their Own is the latest in an emerging trend of women's sports bars across the U.S. and is the first of its kind in the Midwest.
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A photo collage of a moccasin, a dog poop bag with the name 'Chad' written on it, a large wind-wave tank to study artificial reefs, a screenshot from The Shotline website featuring Joaquin's story, and a flatlay photo of the Goodnewspaper

Good News This Week: February 17, 2024 - Moccasins, Reefs, & AI

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A collection of baseball bobbleheads honoring members of the historic Negro Leagues

New bobblehead collection honors legendary Black baseball players during Black History Month

The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum released new bobblehead mystery boxes to honor Black baseball players during Black History Month.
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Olatunji Oboi Reed posing for the camera on his bike

This Black-Led Nonprofit Champions Inclusive Biking, Boosting Health and Unity in Chicago

Equiticity, based on the city’s West Side, is leading multiple initiatives to address BIPOC communities’ unique barriers to non-motorized transportation.
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A golden retriever rescue dog in the snow and being lifted into a gondola

Skiing Safety Tip: Look for the Avalanche Rescue Dogs Who Save Lives

Heavenly Mountain Resort's ski patrol team includes seven avalanche rescue dogs, which not only save lives but also help inspire fundraising for charitable causes in the Lake Tahoe community.
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A photo collage of Judge John Phillips, a woman wearing a Surf Skull helmet, a screenshot from Foster Power's platform, a close-up of two black women, and a flatlay image of the Goodnewspaper

Good News This Week: December 2, 2023 - Helmets, Hairdressers, & Veggies

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A surfer wears a Surf Skull helmet and holds a surfboard in front of the ocean; the interior of a Surf Skull helmet

This Innovative, TikTok-Viral Helmet Aims To Reduce Concussions in Surfers

After a personal surfing injury made him realize the lack of effective head protection for casual surfers, this business owner created a solution.
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A stack of newspapers filled with positive news

These Are the Good News Stories You Missed This Week: November 10, 2023

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A photo collage of an aerial view of a solar farm, a crowd of people at Philadelphia's National Coming Out Parade, two people sewing, a PFAS destruction unit named 'Eleanor', and a medical professional holding their phone

Good News This Week: October 14, 2023 - Healthcare, Football, & Circular Fashion

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A photo collage of a garden, a kid in a chair being pushed on skis, a woman holding a knife, and a European Union flag

Good News This Week: September 30, 2023 - Ice Cream, Trees, & Groceries

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A man on skis pushes a child in adaptive skiing equipment through the snow

State-of-the-Art Adaptive Ski & Snowboard Center Gives Disabled Community a New Adventure

The new center serves a wide range of people, such as veterans, competitive adaptive athletes, and children and families who engage in self-esteem and skill-boosting camps.
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