From the early female football pioneers to the female face of e-sports — Chapter 8

This is the seventh in a multi-part series on women in sport. Chapter 1 explored the early days of the Olympic movement, Chapter 2 grapples with the struggles of sexual identity, Chapter 3 looks at the influence of the media on gender views and Chapter 4 Part 1 and Part 2 discusses the sexualisation of women’s sport, Chapter 5 unpacks the unique obstacles facing female athletes in India, Chapter 6 examines women in parasport and Chapter 7 looks into women in men's football. Chapter 8: Esports — the new world for women Whether or not you play

Red Sparks Prop Masahiro Hibino discusses the Japanese Rugby World Cup, improving the Japanese rugby culture and recovery from the 2011 earthquake

When the Rugby World Cup makes its way to Japan in late 2019, it will be the first time it has been organised in an Asian country. The previous hosts — Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland and France — are all well-established rugby nations. They compete against one