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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New England 5:30 PM
Seattle
Miami 37 2nd Qtr 4:06
Boston 27
LA Lakers 1:00 PM
New York
Arizona 0 2nd Prd
Montreal 2
St. Louis 1 2nd Prd
Washington 1
Nashville 1:00 PM
Pittsburgh
Minnesota 2:00 PM
Vancouver
Miami-Florida 45 2nd Half 11:31
Florida State 41
Oakland 68 2nd Half 11:05
Youngstown St 55
Cincinnati 23 2nd Half
East Carolina 18
Michigan 24 2nd Half
Michigan State 29
Marist 1:00 PM
Canisius
Fordham 1:00 PM
Dayton
Manhattan 1:00 PM
Monmouth
Quinnipiac 1:00 PM
Niagara
Utah 1:30 PM
USC
Connecticut 2:00 PM
Houston
California 2:00 PM
Washington
North Dakota St 2:00 PM
Western Ill
Penn State 52 2nd Half 6:35
(22) Rutgers 57
(14) Texas 23 2nd Half
TCU 24
Coll of Charleston 23 2nd Half
Towson 37
Cornell 29 1st Half 0:03
Yale 24
Xavier 26 2nd Half
Providence 30
Drexel 36 2nd Half
UNC-Wilmington 30
Stony Brook 22 2nd Half
New Hampshire 18
Maine 16 2nd Half
Albany 16
Miami-Florida 32 2nd Half
Pittsburgh 37
(21) Georgia 25 1st Half 2:18
(10) Kentucky 32
Arizona 31 2nd Half
Colorado 41
Wake Forest 30 2nd Half
(4) Notre Dame 47
Loyola-Chicago 25 2nd Half
Illinois State 40
(24) Oklahoma 1:00 PM
West Virginia
Butler 1:00 PM
Creighton
St Johns 1:00 PM
Seton Hall
Delaware 1:00 PM
Hofstra
Binghamton 1:00 PM
UMass Lowell
Vermont 1:00 PM
Hartford
William & Mary 1:00 PM
Northeastern
Boston College 1:00 PM
(16) North Carolina
Virginia 1:00 PM
Clemson
(2) Connecticut 1:00 PM
Temple
Arkansas 1:00 PM
Alabama
Virginia Tech 1:00 PM
Georgia Tech
Kansas 1:00 PM
(3) Baylor
Canisius 1:00 PM
Rider
Monmouth 1:00 PM
Fairfield
Quinnipiac 1:00 PM
Saint Peters
Wichita State 1:05 PM
Drake
Evansville 1:05 PM
Indiana State
(18) Miss State 2:00 PM
(6) Tennessee
Villanova 2:00 PM
DePaul
Georgetown 2:00 PM
Marquette
North Texas 2:00 PM
Rice
Auburn 2:00 PM
(12) Texas A&M
(11) Arizona State 2:00 PM
Utah
Missouri State 2:00 PM
Northern Iowa
Michigan 2:00 PM
(15) Nebraska
Minnesota 2:00 PM
Northwestern
Wisconsin 2:00 PM
Illinois
Bradley 2:05 PM
Southern Ill
Florida 3:00 PM
Vanderbilt
(20) Iowa 3:00 PM
(5) Maryland
(1) South Carolina 3:30 PM
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