Women in Sport

Sammi Kinghorn Is An Inspiration In The Sporting World And Here's Why

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 22.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Scottish wheelchair racer Sammi Kinghorn is a sporting inspiration to us all. The 21-year-old was left paralysed in December 2010 after she was crush...

Grit And Guts - The New Face Of Female

Rebecca Swift | Posted 21.03.2017 | UK Sport
Rebecca Swift

According to a recent survey by Sport England, a third of women still worry about what people think of their appearance and ability when they exercise. At a time where we're seeing women as world leaders, this is a worrying statistic.

Why I Find Wrestling So Empowering

Nina Samuels | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK Sport
Nina Samuels

all women everywhere Nina Samuels, the first woman in Europe to win the main championship for a mixed gender wrestling match, is the epitome of Girl Power. Here, for The Huffington Post UK, she vlogs about the power of feminism in sport, what got her into wrestling and what needs to change when it comes to women in sport.

Shining A Light On Women In Sport

Shelley Alexander | Posted 08.03.2017 | UK Sport
Shelley Alexander

It was the early hours of the morning in the summer of 2015 and England's women were through to the semi-finals of the FIFA World Cup for the very first time - what's more Twitter was ablaze with love and admiration for Lioness goal-scorer Jodie Taylor, who told us in her passionate post match interview...

Serena Williams Shows Fun Side Of Fitness Dancing Alone In Her Sports Bra

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

When Serena Williams twerked to ‘Sorry’ on Beyonce’s visual album ‘Lemonade’, it was a jaw-on-the-floor kind of moment. Now, the tennis supe...

Simone Biles And Aly Raisman Look Incredible In Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Issue

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Olympic US gymnasts Simone Biles and Aly Raisman will feature in Sport’s Illustrated’s upcoming Swimsuit Issue, to showcase “all that is beautif...

Women Are Routinely Sexually Harassed While Running Alone, Here Are Their Stories

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Cat called, beeped by passing cars, followed by groups of men, propositioned for sex: these are just a handful of the everyday experiences of women ru...

Women Lead The Way In New Years Honour's List

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 31.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Women outnumber men on the New Year’s Honours List, making up more than half of the total recipients. Senior awards include a CBE for journalist Ang...

13 Women Who Made 2016 A Better Place

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

While some terribly unpleasant things happened this year, there have also been some small yet positive steps made. Now that 2016 is finally coming to ...

Schoolgirls Slam 'Insulting' Football Guidelines Telling Coaches To Give Out 'Pink Whistles'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 12.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A group of schoolgirls have slammed the Football Association (FA) for suggesting the best way to get girls into football is to surround them with pink...

Dame Sarah Storey: 'My Daughter's Birth Helped Me Reach Peak Form For The Paralympics'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 01.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Dame Sarah Storey, 38, rode her way into the history books at this year’s 2016 Paralympics. Her impressive performance at Rio earned her three gold ...

How Language Is Harming Sportswomen

Stuart Fagg | Posted 30.09.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Stuart Fagg

I study language. July 2015 was a month of women's sporting achievement with England reaching a World Cup Semi final and Heather Watson taking Serena ...

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 ...