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Women in Sport report calls for gender gap in sport to be closed

More needs to be done to get both women and girls into sport, claims a new report from Women in Sport. Changing the Game for Girls: In Action, a two-year project aimed at improving PE for girls in school, found that only seven per cent of girls meet the government recommendations for exercise. The report...
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All the coverage from the WeAreTheCity Rising Stars Awards 2015

Charlotte Smith, Contributor The WeAreTheCity Rising Star Awards are the first to focus on the UK’s female talent pipeline below management level and will celebrate 50 female individual contributors that represent the leaders & role models of tomorrow. We hope that by raising the profile of our short list and winners, we will also encourage...
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Women's Cricket

Women’s Ashes 2015: Women show the men how its done! ODI victory for England.

England’s women’s cricket team had victory against Australia in first One Day International, Natalie Sciver’s 66 helped England to a four-wicket win over Australia in the first game of the seven-match Women’s Ashes. Georgia Elwiss, preferred to Jenny Gunn, hit the winning runs for England. For the first time, Sky Sports will provide live television...
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British sports stars launch Women’s Sport Trust #BeAGameChanger Awards

Female athletes, organisations and individuals who have made a positive contribution to women’s sport will be recognised thanks to the #BeAGameChanger Awards, launched today at Wembley Stadium by England footballer Kelly Smith MBE, England hockey captain Kate Richardson-Walsh MBE and Racing Driver Alice Powell. The Women’s Sport Trust #BeAGameChanger Awards, supported by Microsoft, will take...
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Inspirational Woman: Sophie Radcliff | Adventure Athlete

Tell us a bit about yourself, background and what you do currently I’m an adventure athlete, writer and blogger. My background is building and leading commercial teams for the UK’s fastest growing technology companies. When I started my career in business development, I also took on my first challenge in the outdoors, an adventure race...
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Inspirational Woman: Goldie Sayers | Three -Time Olympian

Three-time Olympian, World and European Championship finalist and UK Javelin Champion for the past eleven years, Goldie dominates her event and is one of athletics’ most popular ambassadors. Tell us about yourself & your background I was always a very sporty child and loved all teams sports. I wasn’t a huge fan of athletics as...
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