Bbc Sports Personality

Women In Sport: Why There Aren't Enough And Why The Media Is To Blame

Fran Hall | Posted 05.03.2012 | UK
Fran Hall

Women in sport (or lack thereof) has been floating on the periphery of news at the moment. I certainly wouldn't be the first to remark about the lack of women on the BBC Sports personality of the year award shortlist, nor the first to be concerned with how little media coverage women's sport is given (like the forgotten England team's netball victory).

All-Male BBC Sports Shortlist Down to Men's Obsession With Men

Gloria Moss | Posted 20.02.2012 | UK
Gloria Moss

Tonight will decide the winner of this year's BBC Sports Personality of the Year. You might think that with a 27-strong jury, the list would be a fair reflection of Britain's greatest sporting talent. However, the absence of any women on the list has already raised eyebrows and findings from research I have just conducted points a finger at the culprit. Men's obsession with men.