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Final placement was determined by factored placements.
The tiebreakers were then 1) Number of Majority Placements, 2) Total Ordinals of Majority, 3) Total Ordinals.
“I’ve been covering this kind of thing for about 20 years, and I think things are better for women,” Brennan says.
Even Danica Patrick (the fifth-highest earning female athlete this year) donned a muscle suit rather than a bikini for this year’s Super Bowl Go Daddy ad after female business owners complained about the sexist marketing campaign.
That really set the bar.”Empowering ads like Hamm’s set the groundwork for Olympic commercials celebrating women’s achievements you will see this week on TV, like the Visa ad that dubs Amelia Earhart’s voice over a commercial starring ski jumper Sarah Hendrickson. She had surgery and rehabbed her legs at an unprecedented pace to make Team U. Watch me fly," it reads."People are like, ' Well, you’re so young, you’ll have other Olympics,'" Hendrickson told the New York is the year to compete.'...
This is the first year women will be able to compete in the ski jump at the Olympics after a long battle for a women's version of the event. I see myself at the top of the ski jump in Sochi,” she says. v=IToc LRGQAek Commercials like these suggest that things have gotten better for women athletes in the marketing world.
The International Skating Union (ISU) have not yet revealed if they have opened special disciplinary action."Mindful of a due diligence process, the ISU is proceeding with the evaluation of the evidence and related necessary investigations," they said in a statement."For the cases relating to the Sochi Olympic Winter Games, the ISU is of course closely following the IOC proceedings and will take into account possible new evidence becoming available thanks to the re-analysis of the concerned samples."If and when there are sufficient elements and evidence to pursue anti-doping rule violations, the ISU will not hesitate to open disciplinary proceedings and possibly apply provisional suspensions against bodies or persons subject to infringements of the World Anti-Doping Code/ISU Anti-Doping Rules."This would mean Vancouver 2010 champion Kim Yuna of South Korea could be upgraded to the gold medal.
Italy's Carolina Kostner could be upgraded to silver while United States' Gracie Gold would rise from fourth to third.
Often, skaters were placed not by how they skated but by their previous reputation, known as protocol judging.And some athletes who refuse to play the into feminine stereotypes, like basketball all-star Brittney Griner, are being featured in high-profile ads.Griner models men's clothing for Nike, but as the most talented player in the WNBA, you can't ignore her. Athletes in sports with the highest TV viewerships tend to get the most money.Skaters were ranked on Ordinal Placement, based on judges' points, with final placement for each section determined by Majority Placements.The tiebreaker for the Short Program was the Required Elements score, while the tiebreaker for the Free Skating was the Technical Merit score.