Win Ikano Robin Hood half marathon entry and NB trainers
Fancy a flat, half marathon course that takes you past some iconic buildings? We have a a free half marathon entry to the Ikano Robin Hood half-marathon, plus a pair of New Balance trainers for one lucky winner!
According to running experts Sweatsh...
Win: Early Riser cycle and music festival tickets
If you fancy combining a weekend of bike riding with a whole load of festival fun, including pedal-powered a disco, live music and a stunning campsite location then the new Early Riser Festival could be for you.
We’ve got a four-ticket bundle to gi...
Sportsister tries Victoria Pendleton's Pro-Cycling class
Based on the training techniques adopted by Victoria Pendleton, her new ‘Pro Cycling’ campaign is a group cycling spin class set to get you pedaling like you’ve never pedaled before!
30 minutes of high intensity interval cycling, set to some of Vic...
Sportsister Loves: The Gherkin Challenge
Oh how we love a different challenge at Sportsister. This June we are going to give The Gherkin Challenge a go, now we know that this sky scraper running is not new, but we still think it's fab and just imagine the view at the top. Plus it's all for a gre...
Event review: Rat Race Dirty Weekend
Around 5,500 participants came, saw and conquered the World’s Largest Assault Course in May by taking on 20 zones including 200 obstacles over a 20 mile route that weaved its way through the beautiful Burghley House estate in South Lincolnshire.
Events week: Try your hand at Volleyball at Go Spike’s Big Weekend
Sportsister’s events week is all about getting inspired to try new challenges and discover new sports, so when we found out about Go Spike’s Big Weekend, we thought it was the perfect way in which to kick off our special week.
The Go Spike camp...
Heather Fell tests Njinga cycle training weekend
I am just back from my fifth cycle ride in as many days, I think it must be the Njinga affect. When asked if I was interested in attending a luxury cycle weekend I was dubious as to how cycling and luxury could be combined, I can now confirm it is possibl...
Paraplegic fundraiser Claire Lomas completes 640km hand bike challenge
Greeted by over 300 well-wishers, as well as friends and family at the London Eye earlier today, paraplegic fundraiser Claire Lomas completed her extraordinary 640km hand bike challenge.
Prime Minister David Cameron also got involved to show hi...
Sportsister tries BarreDance
What do you get if you combine classical ballet training with a high-energy dance aerobics class? You get an incredible and surprising workout that lifts your heart rate and targets your core. That’s exactly what’s on offer at BarreCore’s brand new BarreD...
Show your support: Watch live international Basketball
For the first time since the wonderful high of participating at the London 2012 Olympic Games, Great Britain's top women basketball stars will be stepping out on home soil when they host an exciting tournament competing against Germany, Greece and Israel....
Power Walking tips from Walk The Walk
Did you know that 42 per cent of breast cancer cases could be avoided by developing healthier lifestyle choices? Research has shown that making small changes like getting regular exercise, eating healthy food and reducing alcohol consumption all play a pa...
Sportsister tries Rugby Sevens training
The Sevens Lab – Twickenham – April 24, 2013
Ever thought about playing Rugby Sevens? Sportsister's Natalie was invited to Twickenham for a training day with the England Rugby Sevens teams, to get a real insight into what makes a Sevens athlete. The d...
Cycling: Track World Cup is returning to Manchester
Today British Cycling have confirmed that the UCI Track Cycling World Cup is coming to the UK.
En route to the Etape
After weeks of winter clinging on like a needy neurotic stalker, spring finally came to us in the Alps this week. The sun came out, temperatures soared, avalanches came down and the lycra went on. There was no postponing it anymore, it was time to get on ...
Football: Arsenal beat Liverpool to reach the Women's FA Cup final
Arsenal have made it to an incredible 13th FA Cup final after beating Liverpool in a hard-fought 2-1 victory this weekend.Striker Ellen White shot the Gunners in front midway through the first half of the semi-final at Anfield. Liverpool's Natasha Dowie e...
Football: Little wins first women's PFA award
Arsenal Ladies midfielder Kim Little was chosen as the inaugural winner of the Professional Footballers' Association Women's Player of the Year award.
Women have been allowed the join the PFA - the players' union - for the first time from next season, ...
Sailing: GB sailors take gold at World Cup regatta
British sailor Bryony Shaw took gold in the RS:X windsurfing class at this weekend's regatta in France. Shaw's medal brings the total up to ten for the GB team, with Andrew Mills, Dylan Fletcher and Alain Sign also taking victory in the Finn and 49er clas...
Arc’teryx Alpine Arc’ademy - Chamonix
Arc’teryx Equipment is offering three days of pure alpinism in the heart of the Alps with events and workshops for beginners to professionals. After its successful premier last year, the Arc’teryx Alpine Arc’ademy will once again attract mountaineers and ...
Try canoeing with National Go Canoeing Week
Spring is the perfect time to get out and try something new, and what could be better than taking to the water on a sunny day with National Go Canoeing Week? We are going to give it a go, so why not join us!
Go Canoeing is the Olympic legacy in...
Tried and tested: AnaNichoola Black Star Jersey
We love testing great looking kit here at Sportsister, but if it doesn't perform then it gets a big thumbs down. So what did we make of the super-cool AnaNichoola Black Star cycling Jersey?
We tested this jersey over several rides, and a spinni...