06 December 2021
| THE HEARTBEAT OF WOMEN'S SPORT
  • Olympics for beginners: Don’t let the flame go out!
    Olympics for beginners: Don’t let the flame go out!

    I’m writing this the day after the parade. It all feels very final. Louis Smith may be confirmed for Strictly, Victoria Pendleton’s book is now on order, and my flag still flaps defiantly above the telly, but...

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    Sportsister catches up with Jade Jones

    Last month Jade Jones made Olympic history, when she won Britain’s first ever taekwondo Gold medal and became Team GB’s youngest gold medallist of the London 2012 Games, after the 19-year-old proved victorious in the women’s -57kg...

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    Wheelchair basketball: GB strive for seventh spot following China defeat

    Great Britain's women have one more chance if they are to reach their target of a best ever Paralympic Wheelchair Basketball ranking, following a 72-55 defeat to China this morning.

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  • London 2012: The women’s Olympics?
    London 2012: The women’s Olympics?

    A lot of people dubbed it the women's Olympics. Thanks, but I don't think it'll be that until 50 per cent of the athletes are women and 50 per cent of the medals are in women's sock...

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  • Gemma Spofforth fights those post-Olympic blues
    Gemma Spofforth fights those post-Olympic blues

    As a nation, we seem to be suffering a serious case of post-Olympic blues. Thankfully as spectators we still have the Paralympics to look forward to, but for the Olympic athletes, the period after the Games is...

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  • Sportsister catches up with Alex Danson
    Sportsister catches up with Alex Danson

    Sportsister caught up with GB women’s hockey player Alex Danson to find out how life’s been going for her since she became an Olympic bronze medallist.

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  • Video Swimming stars inspire the next generation to take the plunge
    Video: Swimming stars inspire the next generation to take the plunge

    London 2012 swimming stars Rebecca Adlington, Keri-Anne Payne and Hannah Miley joined some of their Team GB team-mates in the capital for the start of a special tour to inspire thousands of children to get in the...

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  • Video: Are you a contender?
    Video: Are you a contender?

    Thanks to the gold medal-winning success of Team GB’s Nicola Adams at the London 2012 Olympics, women’s boxing has been thrust into the spotlight for all the right reasons.

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  • Football: London 2012 put's women's game in the spotlight
    Football: London 2012 puts women’s game in the spotlight

    New research from The FA Women’s Super League (The FA WSL) shows 95 percent of the British public believe that female football players are leading the way in being positive role models for teenage girls.

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  • London 2012 legacy continues with #GirlsTimeToMakeItHappen107
    London 2012 legacy continues with #GirlsTimeToMakeItHappen

    Women have excelled in the London 2012 Olympic Games and Us Girls are not only celebrating their achievements but are hoping to build on their legacy and provide more young women aged between 14 and 25 years...

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