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How do the media portray sportswomen?

Despite the success female athletes have made in their athletic endeavors there is still a difference between how the media still portrays female and male athletes. The top male athletes still get endorsements and fame due to their athletic prowess and their image as nice guys, where the top female athletes in the media and for endorsements are famous due to their looks as compared to their athleticism. Sadly in our society sex still sells and this includes women athletics.

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