Olympic Girls: The Fierce Five

In the build-up to the 2012 Olympic Games, the American Olympic Gymnastics team was described by Sports Illustrated as “America’s Game Changers”. Considering the five girls were all still teenagers (between 15 and 18) this was a lot of pressure to place on...

London 2012: the ‘Women’s Games’ after all?

Women’s heptathlon, 100m hurdles, Tatyana Chernova, Sara Aerts, Jessica Ennis, Hyleas Fountain Photo by Steve Fair All over the world, and particularly in the UK, the world is suffering from an Olympics hangover. No longer can I turn on the TV and watch the...

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