Even in the United States, Jackson told 7.30 the difference in terms of salaries is "unbelievable" and the issue, even for top players like the three-time WNBA MVP, is becoming something of a self-fulfilling prophecy.

The 34-year-old said, as a result of getting paid less, female athletes are forced to play all year round and all around the world in order to make a comfortable living, leading to more career-threatening injuries."That's the problem with women's sport and why we all get injured and hurt is because we have to play 12 months a year so we can make money to live," she said just hours after announcing her retirement due to a slew of knee injuries.

"Whereas men, they play one season and they're good.

This is a screen capture’s address: This is a photograph’s address: [pictures above] Everyone see for yourselves. to combine her hobby of browsing Chinese internet forums with her goal of improving her English.

The girl in the screen capture is holding something in her left hand, only using her right hand to hug Yao Ming. Through her tireless translation of popular Chinese internet news and phenomenon, her English has apparently gotten dramatically better. Unfortunately, she's still not confident enough to have written this bio, about herself, by herself.

Black jackets and white crisp shirts set off by bow ties in the team colours. But as the cameras focus and the WAGS look around, gasps can be heard.

The strong meaty hand of the bigger of the two men, clearly — and openly — clutches the hand of the other. It’s a night that Jason Ball, who plays for regional Victorian AFL team Yarra Glen, yearns to become a reality.

On this chilly Melbourne night, that something a little less predictable starts walking up the carpet.

At first glance, they look just like any other players.

However, in the photographs, she is using both arms to hug Yao Ming, proving that they hugged at least, at least, twice!

Everything else, everyone analyze for themselves!!!!!! In the past, parents would sometimes punish the misbehaving children by having them kneel on a washing board for a period of time because it would hurt their knees. Lauren: Yao, long time no see, has your dick gotten larger?

Lauren Jackson will not be the next international basketball star to turn her hand to AFL.

The retired sporting legend and new mum was at Wodonga Racecourse on Saturday to speak at the sixth annual Belvoir Special School charity luncheon.

The four-time Olympian forced herself to play through debilitating injuries and put on hold a number of goals, like finishing university and having children in a career spanning almost 20 years."Women have to sacrifice a lot to become professional athletes," she said.