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Social Media Highlights Sexism in Olympics Coverage

When the U.S. women's gymnastics team was photographed laughing and talking after they blew away the competition in a qualifying round at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, an NBC announcer said, "They might as well be standing in the middle of a mall.” Commentator Al Trautwig said 24-year-old Dutch gymnast Sanne Wevers, who was writing down her score after an event, looked like she was scribbling an entry in her diary. Announcer Dan Hicks gave the credit for Hungarian...

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