Women In Sport

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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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Coco Gauff Wimbledon
Life

Coco Gauff’s Wimbledon: How her wins are smashing the patriarchy

She has won her second match of the tennis tournament.

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Hollie Richardson
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World Cup: Steph Houghton and the Lionesses
Life

World Cup 2019: “How the Lionesses brought football home, without winning the trophy”

People were indifferent at first…

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Hollie Richardson
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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.

Life

Women’s World Cup quarter-finals: 5 podcasts for your fever pitch needs

Keep up to date with everything throughout the tournament.

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Hollie Richardson
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People

Alex Morgan was missing from the US vs. Chile match for a very good reason

The star striker took an unusual seat on the subs bench during the match.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Kelly Holmes
Life

Twitter is obsessed with this viral Dame Kelly Holmes video

Dame Kelly Holmes is being praised by female runners everywhere for this social media video.

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Hollie Richardson
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Life

Women's World Cup: How the Nike ‘Dream Further’ ad celebrates a summer of female football

It's impossible not to feel empowered.

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Caitlin Black
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Alex Morgan World Cup
Life

Alex Morgan superbly explains why all 13 goals mattered so much

America beat Thailand 13 - 0 in the Women's World Cup.

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Hollie Richardson
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People

All hail Serena Williams, the world's richest self-made female athlete

Serena Williams' net worth has secured her a plummy spot on Forbes’ Richest Self-Made Women list.

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Megan Murray
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This sports club has sparked a sexist row after giving a vibrator to its female champion

The runners up received hair removal wax and a foot file. The men received trophies.

ElizabethUviebenene and Yomi Adegoke of Slay in Your Lane
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Why Slay in Your Lane’s Yomi Adegoke has accused BBC Sport of plagiarism

Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinene's book title is trademarked.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Serena Williams at the French Open 2019.
Life

Serena Williams: the secret message hidden within her French Open outfit

Serena Williams’ French Open outfit is, without a doubt, the perfect clapback to her critics.

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Sarah Shaffi
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England Lioness Fran Kirby
Life

People are STILL surprised that women can be professional footballers in 2019

Just ask England Lioness Fran Kirby...

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Hollie Richardson
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Dutee Chand
People

Why everyone is talking about Indian athlete Dutee Chand's tribute to her girlfriend

“I believe nobody has the right to judge me as an athlete because of my decision to be with who I want....”

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Hollie Richardson
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Alex Scott is a pundit for the BBC and Sky
People

Ex-England footballer Alex Scott is still subjected to sexist abuse every single day

"We’ll get to the stage when I’m not regarded as a female pundit, I’m just a pundit."

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Sarah Shaffi
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W Series driver Sabre Cook ready to race
Visible Women

The new feminist motorsport series

The W Series is set to transform motorsports and make women racing drivers more visible in a big way

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Hannah Mendelsohn
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Chloe Gray
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Exclusive: Clare Balding gets real about how we can inspire body positivity in young girls

“We can change girls from being worried that they aren’t skinny enough, that their jeans aren’t size zero,” says the veteran sports presenter.

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What the Caster Semenya case says about misogynoir and transmisogyny in sport – and beyond

Paula Akpan explores the wider ramifications of the decision against Caster Semenya.

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Paula Akpan
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