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Chances are that a majority of you would not know who is Clayton Kershaw? How about Masahiro Tanaka? How about Jimmy Garoppolo? All three are in the top 100 of the latest Forbes world’s highest paid athletes. Names like Serena Williams, Sindhu Pusarla, Nicol David or even Danica Patrick or Ronda Rousey may sound familiar to many in this region. None of these female sports stars are in the top 100 of the list. This will be the first time first time since the list was released that there will…

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The Gender Debate

In 1973, Billy Jean King and Bobby Riggs faced off in a tennis game that became known as “The Battle of the Sexes”. King defeated the self-promoting Bobby Riggs, who was the world number one as an amateur in 1939 and later as a professional in 1946 and 1947. The 6–4, 6–3, 6–3 victory for King, was seen as a step forward in gender equality in sports. But it was also seen as disingenuous because Riggs was 55 and also because he had beaten the then top female player Margaret Court  in…

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