Today is world water day. A day that higlights the imprtance of sustainable management of fresh water resources. To celebrate we look at three extreme water sports.
Originally a niche sport, cliff diving has been popularised in recent years thanks to Red Bull’s Cliff Diving World Series in 2009.
In a 2019 PGA Tour season full of change, Rory McIlroy will
be eyeing up a similar break from tradition in his bid to close out the career
Grand Slam with victory at The Masters next month.
The Northern Irishman’s dramatic win at The Players last
weekend was indicative of the form he has
The culture changing career that all started with a little white lie. Michaela Tabb is widely renowned as a pioneer for equality in snooker, and rightly so. The Scot became the first woman to referee a final of a world-ranking snooker event when she took charge of the Welsh Open
Bryony Frost’s win yesterday at the Cheltenham Festival has brought women jockeys into the spotlight, so who are the other leading women jump jockeys at the moment, who else has made an impact in the past and who are the up and comers to look out for in the future?
What a difference a year makes.
When these Wigan Warriors travelled to Warrington Wolves at the start of the 2018 Super League season, the boot was firmly on the other foot. The Warriors were unbeaten and the Wolves had lost their first two games, and struggling to get their season going.
With the Cheltenham Festival taking place this week the Sports Gazette spoke to amateur jump jockey Zac Baker about his career in the saddle.
SG: What’s your earliest racing memory?
ZB: I’d say when Dad used to shoe a lot of horses at Bath Racecourse [Zac’s father was a blacksmith] that was the
This is fourth 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 and Chapter 3 looks at the influence of the media on gender views.
Chapter 4: Sexualisation of Women's Sport (part 1 of 2)
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
In results released from a 2018 report from Women in Sport, they found that women make up just over 10% of the sports journalism industry, and 40% of them feel that they still face discrimination because of their sex.
Some found that it took them far longer to gain credibility and
Chapter 1: The history of women in sport
Establishing the modern Olympic Games — the celebration of male athletes
“Sport is one of the most powerful platforms for promoting gender equality and empowering women and girls,” declares the mission of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Gender equality is part of the essence