(NEW YORK) -- It’s no secret Asian American athletes are underrepresented in professional sports in the U.S. They make up just 1.4% of the WNBA, 1.3% of Major League Soccer and 0.1% of the NFL, according to data from the Institute for Diversity and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- New York City will pilot a program to install platform barriers at three subway stations, Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials announced Wednesday, a month after a woman died when a stranger pushed her in front of an oncoming train. The doors, which will... Read More.
Javicia Leslie took over the cape and cowl for Ruby Rose in the second season of the CW show Batwoman, and as a lifelong comic fan, continuing to play her in season three hasn't gotten old. Aside from being a fangirl, Leslie tells ABC Audio the role is particularly meaningful for... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- Historically, very few African Americans have played polo, but that's changing in Atlanta. "I've never ridden a horse outside of me starting this, let alone actually play polo, so I had to get over my fear of, like, thinking I would get kicked or... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Tokyo Olympics will expand its lineup of competitions with three sports that have long been championed for recognition on the global stage: skateboarding, surfing and indoor climbing. For decades, these sports were largely represented in the U.S. by white and male... Read More.
(ST. LOUIS) -- Roughly every four years, when athletes take on the world stage at the Olympics, excitement buzzes over the USA gymnastics team. The 2021 Tokyo Olympic trials for Team USA are taking place June 24 through June 27 in St. Louis, Missouri,... Read More.
(BATON ROUGE, L.A.) -- Hundreds of homes are under mandatory evacuation after flood barriers were breached Friday morning in a rural southeastern Louisiana parish outside of Baton Rouge. An artificial dam system set up along Louisiana Highway 75 in Iberville Parish to hold back floodwaters... Read More.
By Danielle Genet, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- April 1 is Opening Day for the sport long considered America's "favorite pastime." This season, MLB will have a record 23 female coaches in its lineup -- either on the field or in professional-development... Read More.
By JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Celebrating women should be a year-round event, but Women's History Month is an opportune time to honor women who continue to create inspiring change.Throughout the decades, women in fashion and beauty have... Read More.