Women in Sport

MMA Fighter Reveals Brutal Reality Of Sport With Black Eye Selfie

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Anastasia Yankova has offered fans an insight into the brutal reality of the sport. Yankova, 25, sported a swollen f...

These Girls Are Out To Prove There's No Such Thing As 'Boy Sports'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 05.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

In 2016, girls are still being told they can’t play certain sports because of their gender. But a new video is showing them they don’t have to lis...

Kate And Helen Richardson-Walsh Become First Same-Sex Married Couple To Win Gold

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 20.08.2016 | UK

Great Britain’s dramatic gold medal in the hockey marked the first Olympic title for the women’s team. It was also significant for boasting the fi...

7 Laura Trott Quotes That Perfectly Summarise Why She's An Inspiration To Girls Everywhere

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Having won four gold medals, Laura Trott is now the most successful female British Olympian in history. Despite being born prematurely with a collapse...

'Shocking' Survey Finds Majority Of Girls Avoid Playing Sport While On Periods

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

This week, Olympian Fu Yuanhui was praised for speaking openly about painful period cramps after she came fourth in the women’s 4x100m medley relay....

Meet The 86-Year-Old 'Iron Nun' Who Is Giving Us Serious Fitness Goals

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 16.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Next time you make an excuse to get our of exercising, think of Sister Madonna Buder. The 86-year-old has earned the nickname ‘The Iron Nun’, havi...

25 Photos From Rio 2016 That Show How Powerful Women's Bodies Can Be

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 16.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

There are more women taking part in this year’s Olympics than ever before, which means more moments to marvel at the sheer strength, speed and agili...

Third Gold Makes Dressage Star UK's Joint Most Successful Female Olympian

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 16.08.2016 | UK

Charlotte Dujardin has become Britain’s joint most successful female Olympic athlete, claiming her third gold medal for her individual dressage perf...

Is Olympic Nudity a Feminist Victory?

Emma Louise Pudge | Posted 15.08.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Emma Louise Pudge

With women making up 45% of all competitors and a record high of 47.5% of events open to female athletes, this year's Olympic Games in Rio is closer t...

Andy Murray Wins Feminist Gold For Educating John Inverdale On Women's Tennis

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 16.08.2016 | UK

Andy Murray was quick to set John Inverdale straight when the presenter seemed to forget that women’s achievements in tennis also count. During his ...

Woman Who Wore Dress Also Owns Bra

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 10.08.2016 | UK

A woman who wore a dress on Saturday also owns a bra, it has been reported. Helen Skelton causes chaos as she flashes BRA in sexy playsuit while host...

Team GB Women Athletes On How To Inspire The Next Generation Of Girls

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 11.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If the ground-breaking ‘This Girl Can’ and ‘Like A Girl’ campaigns taught us anything, it’s that generations girls and young women have been...

Team GB Female Athletes On How They Fuel Themselves During Rio 2016

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 11.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

During the months leading up to Rio Olympics 2016, athletes have been undergoing gruelling training schedules to ensure they’re on top form for the ...

Team GB Women's Rugby Sevens Get Naked To Promote Body Confidence

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 02.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

With Rio 2016 just around the corner, Team GB Women’s Rugby Sevens team have posed naked to talk about body confidence. Five players from the Olympi...

Third Of Girls Feel They Don't Have The Same Access To Sport As Boys

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 31.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

The world may be getting excited about the Rio 2016 Olympics, but many girls here in the UK feel they’re being excluded from taking part in a variet...

The Dangerous Life Of A Female Football Player In Afghanistan

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 29.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

England’s Lionesses are still battling to be paid the same as male players, but the situation for women in football elsewhere in the world is even w...

Laura Trott On Inspiring The Next Generation Of Girls To Do Sport

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Having won four Olympic gold medals, including two at the Rio 2016 Games, Laura Trott is officially the most successful female Olympian in British his...

Marion Bartoli 'Fears For Her Life' With Illness Behind Weight Loss

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 07.07.2016 | UK Entertainment

Marion Bartoli recent appearance has sparked concern amongst her many fans, and now the former Wimbledon champion has revealed exactly what is ailing ...

This Rock Climber Is Spiderwoman

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Prepare to become obsessed with Iranian rock climber Farnaz Esmaeilzadeh. A clip of her "gravity-defying" climbing was recently posted by LiveLeak and...

Teen With Six Fingers Achieves Dream Of Playing At Wimbledon

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Francesca Jones has achieved her dream of playing at Junior Wimbledon, despite the fact the she was born with just six fingers. The 15-year-old, from ...

Serena Williams On Learning 'There's More To Life Than Sport'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Serena Williams is ranked world number one in women's tennis with 21 Grand Slam singles titles, 15 Grand Slam doubles titles and four Olympic gold med...

Marion Bartoli's Weight Loss Is Nobody's Business But Her Own

Rachel Moss | Posted 22.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Rachel Moss

Marion Bartoli is a Wimbledon champion. She's also a Central Saint Martins-trained fashion designer and a kick-ass sports commenter. But none of that matters, apparently, because all anyone wants to talk about is her weight.

This Is What Happens When You Say Something Sexist To Serena Williams

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Whatever you do, do not mess with Serena Williams. In a hilarious video created with Glamour magazine, the tennis star serves up a healthy dose of rev...

Why Women Are 'Still Being Excluded' From Exercise Research

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Women are being excluded from meaningful sport and exercise research because of their periods, a new report suggests. A review of more than one thousa...

Bodyform's Kick-Ass Campaign Empowers Women To Enjoy Sport On Their Period

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

When you're on your period it can be tempting to cancel all plans and lie low with a hot water bottle for a couple of days. But the team at Bodyform a...