Katie Shanahan: “One of my main aims in life is to try and inspire people to get into sport”

When an athlete’s career ends, there are many opportunities to try and remain involved with their particular sport. However, sometimes when their career can end prematurely due to injury, it can leave them wondering what to do next. After Katie Shanahan retired from the England Women’s Hockey team aged 21, she decided to get involved […]

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Kate Mason: “When I was offered the chance to come and work on football in the place that will next host the World Cup I couldn’t believe my luck!”

The number of women and young girls taking part in sport is increasing with figures published in the Telegraph, sourced from Sport England, showing that the number playing sport regularly has risen by over 200,000 in the year 2015/16. However, many still feel they are discouraged by the stigma around it. As a child, Kate […]

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Semra Hunter: “If you are truly passionate about becoming a journalist, you will make it happen”

Although football, or soccer, is most commonly associated with Europe and South America, leagues such as the Premier League and La Liga are becoming increasingly popular in the USA. Particularly the Spanish league are hoping to increase their fanbase in North America, something Semra Hunter is keen to get involved with. Born in the USA, […]

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Nicci Daly: “There has never been a better time for women to get involved in motorsport”

When several members of your family are involved in the motorsport industry, having and interest and a passion is often a given. But when you come from one of Ireland’s first families of the sport, motorsport is in your blood. Nicci Daly grew up surrounded by cars, but that’s not the only sport she has […]

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Perrine Laffont: “To perform on the biggest stage: the Olympic Games, at 15 years old, set me up for the rest of my career”

Extreme sports such as skiing and snowboarding are not common activities for most people living in the UK, however for those living in Europe, home to several mountain ranges, winter sports are much more accessible. The Winter Olympics earlier this year showcased those who excel in such sports with France going home with a good haul […]

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Charlotte Evans: “You don’t know what you can do or achieve until you try!”

The recent Winter Olympics and Paralympics were hugely successful, with the Games gripping the nation once again. Channel 4 has been championing disability sport for many years now and this year saw them present coverage of the Paralympics in PyeongChang, in which GB won a total of 7 medals including gold in Para-Skiing. Someone who […]

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Jessica-Jane Applegate: “just because we are a rural area certainly doesn’t mean we are not competitive!”

Over recent years the Paralympics has seen a boost, with the general public waiting in anticipation for the Games as much as with the Olympics. Since London 2012, the UK has become one of the world’s biggest fans of disability sport, but that doesn’t mean it has necessarily become easier for those competing. With funding […]

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Logan Hannah: “when I got my first shot in a go-kart, I knew it was something I didn’t want to stop”

Growing up with a life split between Scotland and the UAE, Logan Hannah’s life and racing career has never been conventional. Now racing in the recently formed F4UAE Championship, she is hoping to continue the success she has already had with the ultimate aim of racing in IndyCar. Having won Karting Magazine’s Female Driver of […]

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