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  1. Gabby Douglas wins all-around gold


    Gabby Douglas won the women's all-around title Thursday at the London Olympics. The 16-year-old became the third straight American to win the all-around gold, following Nastia Liukin in 2008 and Carly Patterson in 2004. Douglas, who also won go...

    Blog | August 02, 2012
  2. Gabby Douglas: Jordyn Wieber will be OK


    U.S. gymnast Gabby Douglas is a bit torn. The 16-year-old is happy for Aly Raisman, 18, who will represent the United States with Douglas in the all-around gymnastics finals at the London Olympics. But she's sad for Jordyn Wieber, 17, the reigning...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  3. Taylor Townsend wins Wimbledon doubles


    At this rate, Taylor Townsend may need a bigger trophy case. And soon. The 16-year-old from Georgia teamed up with Eugenie Bouchard of Canada to win the Wimbledon girls' doubles title on Sunday with a 6-4, 6-3 win over Belinda Bencic and Ana Konj...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  4. 40 greatest female athletes: Martina Navratilova


    ESPN is marking the 40th anniversary of Title IX by unveiling the top 40 female athletes of the past 40 years. Martina Navratilova arrived on the tennis stage as a 16-year-old in the 1973 French Open, where she made it to the quarterfinals as an ...

    Blog | June 21, 2012
  5. Sweet 16s: Jordyn Wieber & Gabby Douglas


    Two 16-year-old Americans are poised to take their budding gymnastics rivalry to London and give the United States a solid 1-2 punch at the 2012 Olympic Games. Jordyn Wieber, the reigning world champion, won her second straight U.S. title on Sunda...

    Blog | June 11, 2012
  6. 40 greatest female athletes: Abby Wambach


    ESPN is marking the 40th anniversary of Title IX by unveiling the top 40 female athletes of the past 40 years. Even as a 16-year-old, Abby Wambach seemed destined for stardom. "You could see the qualities we all know today," says April Heinrich...

    Blog | May 09, 2012
  7. Mikaela Shiffrin, 16, third in World Cup slalom


    Mikaela Shiffrin closed out 2011 in style. The 16-year-old from Vail, Colo., became the youngest female racer on a World Cup slalom podium in 33 years when she finished third in Lienz, Austria. Shiffrin finished 1.30 seconds behind Marlies Schi...

    Blog | December 30, 2011
  8. Devin Logan, 18, wins silver at Winter X


    It didn't take long for the teens to start making noise at Winter X 16 in Aspen, Colo. Devin Logan, an 18-year-old from West Dover, Vt., took silver in Women's Ski Slopestyle on Thursday, and it took an historic run by Kaya Turski to keep her from...

    Blog | January 26, 2012