Global Sport Issues Podcast – Part 1

Megan Dymmock-Morgan is joined by Emilia Ottela and Maria Lopes on the first episode of GSI: Global Sport Issues podcast. In this episode, they discuss the controversial topic of transgender athletes in sports. https://youtu.be/9Aqycbd4PN0 Megan Dymmock-Morgan Emilia Ottela Maria Lopes Featured photograph/Maria Lopes

Sports Journalism: Ethical Minefield or Vacuum?

The British media are no strangers to ethical controversies. Phone-hacking scandals, the Fake Sheikh, and treatment of Christopher Jefferies have all tarnished the reputation of the press in this country in recent years. Sports Journalism, however, seems to have escaped these preconceptions. Perhaps because of the nature of the subject

“Male journalists still claim women use sexual methods to get exclusive information”: Dibradoras’ founder on Brazil’s perception of women sports journalists 

“The sports female journalist is evaluated, first and foremost, for her beauty and her capacity to understand the sport. They are usually classified as hot or with little knowledge about football for the simple fact of being a woman,” said Roberta Cardoso. Roberta is one of the four Brazilian journalists

“I don’t know of any other policy that is not supported by research”: Dr Beth Jones talks about the IOC’S guidelines targeting transgender female athletes

When last Monday the Brazilian MMA transgender fighter Anne Veriato (who was born a man but felt like a woman) – that is going to make her debut in man’s MMA next March 10th – said that “never crossed my mind to fight a women” because she was “too good” and