Olympic Girls: Jessica Ennis-Hill

In Rio next month, Jessica Ennis-Hill aims to make history as the first British woman to successfully defend a track and field title at the Olympics. She won the gold medal at the London Olympics on a night that was known as ‘Super Saturday’. The London Olympics...

Strong Girls in Art

My relationship with strong women is perhaps an unconventional one. Since the age of about ten years old, I attended a handful of body-building competitions every year. From the audience, I watched the tanned, well-oiled figure of my mother flex her muscles on the...

Appearance before ability?

Type “women in sport” into Google and third in the list of related searches is for “hottest women in sport.” Too often, women in sport are judged not by their abilities and achievements, but by their appearance. BBC commentator John Inverdale was heavily...

Girl Power at London 2012!

Dani King, Laura Trott, and Joanna Rowsell won gold and set multiple world records in the cycling Women’s Team Pursuit. http://www.insidethegames.biz/sports/summer/cycling/18068-womens-team-pursuit-gold-pushes-team-gb-up-to-third-in-medal-table The women in Team...

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