Women In Sport

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Djokovic celebrating at a tennis match

“The one thing I can’t help but wonder about this whole Novak Djokovic vaccination mess”

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Chloe Gray
  • Emma Raducanu with a tennis racket
    Strength

    The young women celebrated as Sports Personalities of the Year, and 7 other great moments from 2021

  • Emma Raducanu wins BBC Sports Personality of the Year
    Strength

    2021 has been the most important year for women’s sports – here's why

  • Womens football as a LGBTQ community
    Wellbeing

    “I came out to my football team rather than my friends and family”

Latest Stories

Anonymous women on football pitch
Strength

Why did Women’s FA Cup final winners Chelsea take home less than 2% of the men's prize?

And 3 other inequalities that still exist in football today.

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Chloe Gray
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Hannah Cockroft
Wellbeing

“I’m a world champion sprinter but people think I’m not the picture of health”

Because being an athlete is nothing without a six-pack, right?

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Miranda Larbi
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Alex Scott
TV

Broadcaster Alex Scott talks tackling burnout and protecting her boundaries

The former footballer reflects on a remarkable professional year and how she’s guarding her own wellbeing.

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Helen Bownass
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How to train for your first triathlon
Workouts

How to train for your first triathlon, according to the women who’ve done one

J.Lo, Mel C and Pippa Middleton are among the boom in female amateur triathletes.

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Parisa Hashempour
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Danai Nesta Kupemba
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Women of colour surf – and these athletes are here to prove it

It’s time to challenge the idea of the blonde, tanned surfer.

How have team sports been impacted by covid lockdowns?
Wellbeing

“Coronavirus has made women like me fearful of playing team sports again”

After an 18-month hiatus, it’s harder than ever to get back on the sports horse.

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Ifeoluwami Adedoyin
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Two lionnesses hug during England final at the world cup
Strength

Uefa doubled the women’s European Championship money – but we can’t celebrate yet

The gender pay gap in sports is real.

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Chloe Gray
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Nowhere To Run: this powerful documentary shines a light on UK’s sport’s shocking #MeToo moment
Entertainment

This powerful new BBC documentary reveals the reality of UK sport’s #MeToo reckoning

“The system is utterly failing young people.”

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Amy Beecham
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A woman clapping her hands together with chalk in front of a barbell
Workouts

“I’m over being sexualised for working out”

Testosterone isn’t an excuse for predatory behaviour.

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Chloe Gray
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Women of colour like me are finding solidarity and support in female-led cycling clubs.
Wellbeing

“How women of colour like me are finding strength and safety in female-only cycle clubs”

Cycling is often seen as a pale and male sport – but Evolve is challenging that.

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Aasiya Versi
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Emma Raducunu at the US Open smiling afte winning her match
Strength

“No pressure at all”: Emma Raducanu is delightfully chill as she makes the US Open final

The 18-year-old is making history during her second ever grand slam.

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Chloe Gray
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Chloe Gray
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Naomi Osaka’s latest post about being “humble” is a must-read for anyone with imposter syndrome

“Every time a new opportunity arises my first thought is, ‘wow, why me?’”

Aileen McGlynn and Helen Scott on the podium at tokyo 2020 with the union jack
Strength

Team GB’s Aileen McGlynn silver medal proves the power of taking a break

She walked away and came back stronger than ever.

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Chloe Gray
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Collage ofHannah Cockroft, Kadeena Cox and Ellie Simmonds
Strength

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
People

Meet the woman tackling social injustice in sport

Asma Elbadawi campaigns to tackle stereotypes in sport

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Shiseido
Judy Murray at the tennis celebrating
Strength

The online reactions to Judy Murray’s new job are sexist, ridiculous and, frankly, untrue

She’s been appointed as coach for 2021 Soccer Aid.

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Chloe Gray
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Olympics highlights
Strength

The story of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, told in 13 key moments

From BMX records to pool-side knitting, here’s everything you need to know about Tokyo 2020.

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Miranda Larbi
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Raven Saunders Olympics
Wellbeing

Banning athletes at the Olympics from protesting institutional injustice is a problem

Raven Saunders has been given a reprieve after making an 'X' gesture on the podium.

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Miranda Larbi
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Chloe Gray
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The most important part of Bethany Shriever’s Olympic win

Another story of women fighting for equality from Tokyo 2020.

Tokyo 2020: Team GB rower Helen Glover shares inspirational message after missing out on medal at Tokyo 2020
Strength

Why everyone needs to hear Helen Glover’s words on “trying and failing” after making Olympic history

“Take risks, take chances, with no fear of failure.”

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Amy Beecham
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