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Is it really a good thing to try and ‘train like an athlete’?

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Chloe Gray
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    New report finds female athletes suffered ‘gravely abusive’ trolling during the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

  • Kerry Dixon at a treadmill class
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    What swapping 3 hours of intense daily exercise for the ‘80/20 rule’ did for this ex-athlete

  • Emma Raducunu at the US Open smiling afte winning her match
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    “No pressure at all”: Emma Raducanu is delightfully chill as she makes the US Open final

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Sarah Storey on the podium with a gold medal around her neck and flowers in her hands
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Sarah Storey just won her 17th gold medal – and became Team GB’s most successful Paralympian

Plus, 15 other incredible female athletes you need to know.

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Chloe Gray
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Sarah Storey with her gold medal at Tokyo 2020
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Sarah Storey is the first Team GB Paralympian to win gold, of course

She’s won 15 gold medals at eight Games.

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Chloe Gray
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Collage ofHannah Cockroft, Kadeena Cox and Ellie Simmonds
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16 Team GB athletes who could win gold at the Paralympic Games

From cycling to swimming, these are the women to watch.

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Chloe Gray
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Asma Elbadawi
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Meet the woman tackling social injustice in sport

Asma Elbadawi campaigns to tackle stereotypes in sport

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Shiseido
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Miranda Larbi
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14 must-see films about inspirational sportswomen

These empowering sports films and documentaries are finally putting women front and centre.

Ashleigh Nelson and Kerry Dixon running
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How to run faster, according to Olympic sprinter Ashleigh Nelson

Because who else would you ask?

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Chloe Gray
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Female athletes are being trolled about their bodies and it needs to stop

A survey reveals that the fittest female athletes on the planet are self-conscious about their body. This is a problem.

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Miranda Larbi
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Stylist’s 500th issue, made by Olympians

Ahead of Tokyo 2020 we asked 26 Olympians to take over

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Lisa Smosarski
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Ramla Ali
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Ramla Ali shares her story, from refugee to boxing champion

She's the first Muslim woman to win an English Boxing title, and she doesn't know her real age.

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Megan Conner
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Katarina Johnson-Thompson pays tribute to “inspirational” Dame Kelly Holmes

“I hope I’ll go on to have just half of the gold medals you have.”

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Moya Crockett
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Three simple success secrets from Katelyn Ohashi, aka the world’s most joyful gymnast

Want a little more pep in your life?

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Anna Brech
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“Why I think the sports world needs more mixed-gender teams”

Here, 11-year-old Scarlett explains why she wants to see people of all genders playing sports together.

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Oscar Pistorius will now be spending much longer in jail

Prosecutors successfully argued that the athlete’s original sentence was “shockingly lenient”.

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Moya Crockett
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Synchronised swimmers storm Shanghai

Female competitiors battle to be queen of the pool

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Stylist Team
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Web chat with Victoria Pendleton

Read our online chat with the Olympic champion

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