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Rusty Kanokogi

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Rusty Kanokogi fought to make women's judo an Olympic sport.
Rusty Kanokogi fought to make women's judo an Olympic sport.

Rusty Kanokogi

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Rusty Kanokogi fought to make women's judo an Olympic sport.
Courtesy of Jean Kanokogi

Rusty Kanokogi fought to make women's judo an Olympic sport.
Courtesy of Jean Kanokogi

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Rusty Kanokogi Teaching Judo

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Rusty Kanokogi teaching judo arm bar.
Courtesy of Jean Kanokogi

Rusty Kanokogi teaching judo arm bar.
Courtesy of Jean Kanokogi

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Rusty Kanokogi Performing Judo

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Rusty Kanokogi performing judo.
Courtesy of Jean Kanokogi

Rusty Kanokogi performing judo.
Courtesy of Jean Kanokogi

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Rusty Kanokogi

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Rusty Kanokogi fought for women's judo to be an Olympic sport.
Courtesy of Jean Kanokogi

Rusty Kanokogi fought for women's judo to be an Olympic sport.
Courtesy of Jean Kanokogi

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Rusty Kanokogi and Kenny Livingston

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Rusty Kanokogi and Kenny Livingston in action.
Courtesy of Jean Kanokogi

Rusty Kanokogi and Kenny Livingston in action.
Courtesy of Jean Kanokogi

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Women’s basketball pioneer Nancy Lieberman becomes the first woman to coach a NBA D-League men’s basketball team

November 4, 2009

Nancy Lieberman, the first woman to play professional basketball in a men’s league, becomes the first woman to coach a professional men’s basketball team.

"The Matchless Six," 1928

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Pictured from left to right: Chaperone Marie Parkes and Canadian Olympians Rosenfeld, Jean Thompson, Ethel Smoth, Myrtle Cook, Ethel Catherwood, and Jane Bell at the 1928 Olympics in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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Pictured from left to right: Chaperone Marie Parkes and Canadian Olympians Rosenfeld, Jean Thompson, Ethel Smoth, Myrtle Cook, Ethel Catherwood, and Jane Bell at the 1928 Olympics in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Courtesy of the National Archives of Canada.

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Senda Berenson officiates at first collegiate women's basketball game

March 22, 1893

Senda Berenson, the "Mother of Women's Basketball," organized and officiated at the first women's basketball game.

Bobbie Rosenfeld with Trophies, circa 1920s

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Bobbie "Fanny" Rosenfeld is recognized as Canada's premiere woman athlete of the first half of the twentieth century. She was an all-round, company-sponsored athlete, a world class track and field champion, an Olympic gold and silver medalist at the 1928 Amsterdam Games and a sports journalist in Toronto for over twenty years. This photograph is from the mid-1920s.

Institution: Canada's Sports Hall of Fame

Bobbie "Fanny" Rosenfeld is recognized as Canada's premiere woman athlete of the first half of the twentieth century. She was an all-round, company-sponsored athlete, a world class track and field champion, an Olympic gold and silver medalist at the 1928 Amsterdam Games and a sports journalist in Toronto for over twenty years. This photograph is from the mid-1920s.

Institution: Canada's Sports Hall of Fame

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