Top 10 Reasons the Ladies Loved Sports in 2012

2012 brought us the Summer Olympics in London and an historic election for marriage equality, making it a guaranteed great year in sports. After these and other important moments in women’s athletics this year, we look to 2013 for even more excitement!
By: Annie Hollenbeck
December 26 2012 7:36 AM

6) U.S. women's soccer took the gold in the London Olympics, defeating Japan 2-1 in the Final. The victory was especially satisfying for the Americans, having been upset by Japan in the 2011 World Cup Final. With the exception of the 2000 Sydney Olympics, the United States has won the gold in women’s soccer since it became an Olympic sport in 1996.

 

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