#41) Stacey Copeland

#41) Stacey Copeland

This week SportSpiel founder and co-host Alasdair Hooper writes about an athlete he describes as a pioneer, innovator and inspiration to all women. Pave the way. Three words that sound so simple but can mean so much. Those words can challenge prejudice, change society, alter stereotypes and make lives. If you are looking for a [...]

#30) Karen Brown MBE

#30) Karen Brown MBE

As the saying goes, just because someone is an exceptional player it doesn’t mean they will be a good manager or coach. There have been very few who have managed to transgress this stereotype - Pep Guardiola and Kenny Dalglish are two of a handful from football, while Andy Flower also did a pretty good [...]

#26) Ada Hegerberg

#26) Ada Hegerberg

Ada Hegerberg is a truly remarkable woman who will go down in history for all the right reasons. On Monday the Norwegian was the recipient of the first women’s Ballon d’Or, beating a plethora of immensely talented players - including six-time FIFA World Player of the Year/Best Women’s Player Marta and England stars Lucy Bronze [...]

#25) caytoo

#25) caytoo

You know women’s sport is on the rise when companies are being formed with specific objectives to help it grow even further. That’s exactly what caytoo - an exciting organisation launched earlier this month by former business intelligence quartet Jeremy Thompson, Alex Burmaster, Ellen Thornber and Mark Middlemas - is aspiring to do. Their ultimate [...]

#12) Caitlin Beevers

#12) Caitlin Beevers

Picture Credit: Caitlin Beevers (@CaitlinBeevers1) For most of us, creating history is something we can only ever dream of. But for Caitlin Beevers this is becoming something of a regularity as she did that twice last month - while still at school! As well as focusing on her GCSEs, 16-year-old Caitlin has been writing her [...]