Britain's Jessica Ennis-Hill in the long jump at the 2016 London Anniversary Games, July 23, 2016. Reuters / Eddie Keogh

Sexism at the Olympics Is a Gift to the Feminist Struggle

How can you not be annoyed when TV broadcasters make comments like 'go figure girls' and 'cute, how feminine she looks'?

It’s hard to overstate the applause given to Chinese swimmer Fu Yuanhui, who after a race at Rio this week told a journalist matter-of-factly that she suffered from menstrual cramps during the event.

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