Beth Tweddle

The Real Thing Holding Back Our Sportswomen Is Other Women

David Fearnhead | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK Sport
David Fearnhead

In my experience, the real thing holding back our female sports stars is other women, in particular female editors. I've pitched endless stories of inspirational sportswomen to the editors of women's magazines and women's sections in newspapers. The response is always staggeringly apathetic.

What You Missed This Week

Carla Buzasi | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK
Carla Buzasi

While the rich and famous debated all that's important for the future of the planet in Davos this week, on UK soil there were some startling reports showing we still have a lot to solve in the present, too. Fifteen years ago, the landmark Macpherson report was set up to look at the Metropolitan Police's investigation into the racist murder of Stephen Lawrence back in 1993. To mark the anniversary, a new study was published this week, which showed there have been nearly 100 people killed in race-related attacks in this country since the original report.

The Vile Abuse of Beth Tweddle Highlights the Unacceptable and Offensive Attitudes Faced By Women in the Public Eye

Vicky Gomersall | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK Sport
Vicky Gomersall

On Tuesday, Beth Tweddle joined me on Sportswomen, a weekly show I present on Sky Sports News' about women in sport. What immediately followed her appearance in the studio, absolutely shocked and sickened me and my colleagues at Sky Sports, along with many other people... Change in attitudes won't happen overnight but we have to keep standing up for what we believe in. We owe it to women like Beth who have worked so hard to achieve success. And we owe it to the women, like those Rimla works with, who are discovering the positive impact that sport can have on their lives.

Let's Turn Beth Tweddle Twitter Q&A Abuse Into Something Positive

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The legacy of London 2012 was well and truly shat on this fine Tuesday morning, as a bunch of nasty trolls abused Olympic gymnast Beth Tweddle during ...

Let's Get Ready To Tumble! Louis' New BBC Show

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.10.2013 | UK Entertainment

Are you ready for another celebrity reality contest? After 'Strictly Come Dancing', 'Dancing On Ice' and 'Splash', which saw Olympic medallist Tom Dal...

Beth Tweddle Wins Dancing On Ice

PA | Posted 10.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Olympic gymnast Beth Tweddle was crowned Dancing on Ice champion tonight after an "electric" performance of the Bolero - made famous by Jayne Torvill ...

DANCING ON ICE: 'Gareth Should Be In Final'

PA | Posted 08.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Rugby player Gareth Thomas should have been allowed to compete in the climax of 'Dancing On Ice' after his motion sickness woes which saw him booted o...

Beth Tweddle's Boyfriend Slams 'Heartbreaking' Text

WENN | Posted 10.02.2013 | Home

Beth Tweddle has split from her boyfriend of three years, and apparently chose to end the romance by text message. Beth first began dating Steve Cr...

PICTURES: Who'll Be Dancing On Ice?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 18.12.2012 | UK Entertainment

'Baywatch' actress Pamela Anderson leads this year's 'Dancing On Ice' celebrity line-up, ITV has confirmed. The actress/model previously starred ...

Child TV Star And Olympian Gymnast Latest Names For Strictly

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 06.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

Strictly Come Dancing may find a whole new audience with its latest recruit, children's TV star Dani Harmer. Dani Harmer - Disco Inferno's loss ...

PICTURES: Tweddle Goes Wingwalking

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.08.2012 | UK Sport

Olympic bronze medallist Beth Tweddle has swapped her high-flying bars routine for aerobatics wingwalking as she starts to enjoy the new-found freedom...

A Squash Player's Olympic Diary: Days 8-16

James Willstrop | Posted 23.10.2012 | UK Sport
James Willstrop

Meanwhile on the campaign trail for squash's inclusion in the Olympics, Ben Dirs, a BBC blogger, wrote a chirpy little article on synchronised swimming and how he feels sorry for squash players. He had an interesting point. These swimmers undoubtedly work so hard, but how accessible a sport is it? Is synchronised swimming a sport even?

What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up? Retiring Athletes Ponder Future

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 13.08.2012 | UK

For most retirees, plans might include a spot of golf, taking up pottery or going on Mediterranean cruises. But what if you retire before you are 30? ...

Harassment Warning For Teen Arrested Over Tom Daley Tweet

PA | Posted 31.07.2012 | UK

A 17-year-old youth arrested after a malicious tweet was sent to Olympic diver Tom Daley has been issued with a harassment warning. Dorset police s...

Beth Tweddle Receives Twitter Abuse

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 01.08.2012 | UK

Twitter trolls have been targeting Team GB gymnast Beth Tweddle as she performed at the North Greenwich Arena on Tuesday. The abuse came after a 17...

Olympic Hopefuls Are Statuesque In This Week's Grazia

MyDaily | Posted 06.05.2012 | UK Style

Olympic hopefuls have been transformed into marble statues for this week's edition of Grazia....