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

LGBTQ in sport: A colourful future

Although Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual and Queer (LGBTQ) people have long had a presence in sport that presence has evolved significantly in recent times. Jose Bourbon, Matthew Bowers, Louis Olvera and James Pike look at the status of LGBTQ acceptance and inclusion across sport in the U.K. and beyond.   Gay

Don’t Crack Podcast: Episode 9 – Myth busting & beards with Hugh Woozencroft

In the ninth addition of the Don't Crack Podcast we are joined by BBC Sport journalist and Twitter phenomenon Hugh Woozencroft! Sporting myths are this weeks theme, and we also talk about team branding and why the beard is making a comeback in newsrooms across the country. LISTEN TO THE PODCAST BELOW: https://soundcloud.com/user-303248527/dont-crack-e9-with-hugh-woozencroft Adam

“Neither of male and female identities felt right for me”: Hannah Newman on Limitless – the UK’s first non-gender binary sports competition

Professional sports competitions are segregated by gender. No matter where you're from, it is always like this. There is no mixing: men to one side, women on the other. However, if this idea was before seen as unquestionable by some journalists, now the British media has started to question whether this way