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Women in rugby: a story of changing perceptives

Rugby has long been known as a “men’s game”. The reasons often quoted for this are physicality, injuries, and competitiveness. But this mentality is being challenged by the growth of the women’s game – girls of all ages are engaging in the sport with no lack of physicality or competitiveness. But are we doing enough […]

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Successive Grand Slams no surprise for dominant Red Roses

England’s wide margins of victory against all but their nearest rivals France paint a picture of dominance. Another title secured with a game to spare. A team which appears far ahead of all others. Whilst the achievement cannot be dismissed, England secured back-to-back Grand Slams on Sunday with a win over Italy, is it particularly […]

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Swiatek and Nadal triumph at French Open

On Saturday 10th October, Iga Swiatek caused a major upset by winning the French Open and becoming the youngest champion at Roland Garros since Rafael Nadal in 2005. The 19-year-old world number 54 beat fourth seed Sofiah Kenin 6-4, 6-1 in the final, thereby becoming the first Polish player ever to win a Grand Slam, […]

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Four female icons to inspire change in sport after lockdown

In recent years, female athletes have worked tirelessly to change perceptions and uproot the tired prejudices they have faced throughout their entire sporting career. In 2019, funding was finally starting to reflect the talent of women in the sporting world, while media coverage and public interest was beginning to peak.  We saw undeniable evidence of […]

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Women-only series launched as F1 aims to find new female stars

A new women-only motorsport series has been launched with the intention of identifying potential future Formula One stars. The series, which is set to be launched in 2019, has been backed by a number of current big names in F1, such as the Red Bull design chief, Adrian Newey. It has been suggested that F1 […]