Chart: Equal footing for women

  • Updated: August 4, 2012 - 6:47 PM

In 1900, just 2.1 percent of events at the Summer Olympics were women's events (2 of 95). By 1972, the year Title IX became law, 22.1 percent of events were women's events. But that number has jumped even more dramatically in the past 40 years since the law's passage, and now the number of men's and women's events is nearly equal. Here is a look at the progression since 1972:

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Atlanta - A. Wood 7/27/15 6:05 PM
Baltimore - K. Gausman
Chicago WSox - J. Danks 7/27/15 6:10 PM
Boston - J. Kelly
Detroit - A. Sanchez 7/27/15 6:10 PM
Tampa Bay - N. Karns
Kansas City - E. Volquez 7/27/15 6:10 PM
Cleveland - C. Anderson
Colorado - J. De La Rosa 7/27/15 7:05 PM
Chicago Cubs - K. Hendricks
NY Yankees - I. Nova 7/27/15 7:05 PM
Texas - M. Harrison
Cincinnati - R. Iglesias 7/27/15 7:15 PM
St. Louis - L. Lynn
Arizona - R. Ray 7/27/15 9:10 PM
Seattle - M. Montgomery
Milwaukee - K. Lohse 7/27/15 9:15 PM
San Francisco - C. Heston
Calgary 26 FINAL
Ottawa 29
Toronto 30 FINAL
Brt Columbia 27
Winnipeg 3 FINAL
Edmonton 32
Hamilton 31 FINAL
Saskatchewan 21

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