These are the women who were, and are, sports stars. Whether they competed in the Olympics/Paralympics or were just outstanding in their respective games, here are the ladies who talked the talk and walked the walk.

They are separated by the sport or activity they are most known for. Dancers are located under the Women in the Arts tab under the main categories page.

Entries:

Airplane Pilot:

Basketball:

  • Nancy Lieberman, The First Woman to Coach a Men's Professional Sports Team

Baseball:

Bicyclist:

Boxing:

Fitness Trainer:

Football:

  • Sarah Thomas, Technically Not a Player, but She is the First Woman to Officiate Multiple NFL Games

Golfing:

Gymnastics:

Hockey:

  • Manon Rheaume, The First Woman to Work as a Goalie on a Professional Hockey Team (Ice Hockey)
  • Rahat Khan, Field Hockey Player (The Hockey Queen of Pakistan)

Horse Sports (Jockeying, Bronc Riding, Etc):

Jiu-Jitsu:

Judo:

Lacrosse:

Mountaineer:

Racecar Driving:

Running/Track & Field/ Wheelchair Racing:

Shooting:

Soccer (Or Football to the Rest of the World):

Swimming:

Tennis:

  • Althea Gibson, The First Person of African American Descent to Win a Grand Slam Title

Volleyball:

Wrestling:

Special Recognition: