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Jameela Jamil just made an important point about exercising for your mental health

"Trying is winning".

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Christobel Hastings
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Life

The Commonwealth Games is about to change sports for womankind in a big way

2022, we’re ready for you.

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Holly Bullock
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Life

This viral thread explains the rise in female runners carrying weapons

A Twitter debate on women’s running safety has revealed just how dangerous it can be for women who run solo.

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Hollie Richardson
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Jessica Springsteen, US show jumper
People

Jessica Springsteen reveals what competing internationally has taught her about prejudice

The US show jumper and Olympic hopeful explains how travelling the world for sport has influenced her mindset

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Megan Murray
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The England women’s football team has broken this impressive record

It's time to support our Lionesses.

Life

Teenage jockey Khadijah Mellah is fearlessly defying stereotypes about Muslim women in sport

The UK’s first ever female Muslim jockey triumphed the world famous Glorious Goodwood festival.

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Christobel Hastings
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Caster Semenya has been told she must take suppressants if she wants to compete
Opinion

Caster Semenya faces another obstacle in her fight for the rights of women athletes

Caster Semenya forced to miss world championships as IAAF ruling upheld

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Aiden Wynn
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Life

This is what strong looks like to a professional netballer

The Netball World Cup is the latest event in the Summer of Women's Sports.

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Chloe Gray
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Nikita Parris: Women's World Cup interview
Visible Women

Exclusive: Lioness Nikita Parris on why success isn’t all about winning

“We didn’t win, but we changed a lot for young girls in England,” says Lioness Nikita Parris.

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Hollie Richardson
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Johanna Konta was knocked out of Wimbledon 2019 by Barbora Strycova.
People

Johanna Konta hits back at “disrespectful and patronising” journalist after Wimbledon defeat

"I am a professional competitor who did her best today and that's all there is to that."

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Sarah Shaffi
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Where to watch the Women's World Cup
Life

Women’s World Cup: Where to watch the England vs USA semi-finals match

The Lionesses take on USA in what will be an exciting game.

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Hollie Richardson
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Hollie Richardson
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Cori Gauff’s Wimbledon defeat against Venus Williams was ace, but we can’t fixate on their ages

The fixation on their age difference is dangerous.

Where to watch Wimbledon
Life

Wimbledon 2019: 10 ace ways to watch the tennis in London

Optimise your Wimbledon viewing in the imminent heatwave.

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Hollie Richardson
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Life

It’s time to accept that women don’t ‘glow’ – we sweat

Rising temperatures mean chafing thighs and sweaty underboobs, and that’s okay.

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Alix Walker
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People

Women's World Cup: how England’s game against Cameroon made history

Despite a drama-filled game, the match broke records

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Moya Lothian-McLean
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Life

Loving the FIFA Women's World Cup? Maybe you should join female football community, This Fan Girl

Women can be made to feel sexualised or like second rate fans at football games, this community is stopping that

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Megan Murray
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Long Reads

How women fought for their right to play football after it was deemed “quite unsuitable for females”

As World Cup fever hits, we look back at the long path taken by female footballs

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Georgia Edwards
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Long Reads

“All bodies deserve kit that fits. Nike just made me feel like I belong”

Just because you can’t see someone’s strength, dedication, discipline and skill doesn’t mean it isn’t there.

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Billie Bhatia
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Jenny Tregoning
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“How I went from totally unsporty to kickboxing black belt”

Not into team sports? May we suggest kicking and punching stuff

People

At long last, the first sculpture of 1920s female football star Lily Parr is unveiled

Moulding the future.

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Christobel Hastings
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