From the early female football pioneers to the female face of e-sports — Chapter 3

This is the third 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 wrapped up in sexual identity Chapter 3: The influence of the media on gender views in sport It's clear that over the years, the influence of the media in recognising and covering sports has contributed to its growth. This extends to the number of women participating in the various athletic codes. With the power

From the early female football pioneers to the female face of e-sports — Chapter 2

This is the second in a series on women in sport. Chapter 1 explored the early days of the Olympic Games. Chapter 2: The 'Lesbian Stereotype' in sports We live in a society where female athletes may be subject to stereotypes depending on the sport they play. As stated in 'The International Journal of Sport and Society' female athletes can be stereotyped for either playing a ‘masculine sport’ or having a ‘masculine

The different stages of recovering from a torn ACL with Portuguese basketball star Claudia Lomba Viana

Meet Claudia Lomba Viana, a 19-year-old basketball player that has represented Portugal at the FIBA World Championships and the FIBA U18 Women's European Championships. However, her promising career has momentarily come to a halt due to a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL.) The 5-foot-9 forward was playing against Myerscough U18 Women’s

Across the Pondcast: Episode 5 — Super Bowl LIII Recap with Darren Barnard & Jack Nevill

This week, Jack and Darren recap Super Bowl LIII with a special featured length edition of fair or unfair. They cover all the key talking points from the game and discuss what's next for both franchises. Listen to the podcast here: https://soundcloud.com/user-564791869/across-the-pondcast-episode-5-super-bowl-liii-recap-with-darren-barnard-jack-nevill Darren's bio: Darren is a 24-year-old sports journalist, currently studying

Across the Pondcast: Episode 4 — Super Bowl LIII Preview with Darren Barnard & Jack Nevill

Jack and Darren preview Super Bowl LII with the help of some of their Sports Gazette colleagues — Rob Clayden, Rob Sutton and Thomas Kaiser. They also breakdown the NFL end of season awards ahead of the announcement of each award on Saturday night. Listen to the podcast here: https://soundcloud.com/user-564791869/across-the-pondcast-superbowl-preview Darren’s Bio: Darren