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Katherine Legge & Christina Nielsen: The two women silently leading a motorsport revolution

Photo credit: Brian Cleary, Brian Cleary/BCPix.com While gender equality has grown exponentially across many sports in recent years, motorsport has often been criticised for failing to follow suit. And when it did try to address the issue with the creation of the W Series,…

The 52’s Favourite Moments Of 2019

At the end of another groundbreaking year for women’s sport, The 52’s Will Moulton (WM), Alasdair Hooper (AHp), Alex Horowitz (AHz), Ollie Godden (OG), Julia Cook (JC) and Shona McCallin (SMc) have collated their favourite moments of 2019. And in case you missed it,…

#9) #HWC2018

Sport has a habit of producing special moments. They can be very much personal – i.e. returning from injury or winning a maiden tournament – or they can be cultural, marking a major shift in perceptions. It’s fair to say the 2018 Vitality Hockey…

How to Silence Your Critics

Leicester City, champions of England. Even now, more than week since this was confirmed, something about it doesn’t quite ring true. It’s not a bad thing though; if anything their success has been the kick up the backside that the game has needed. What…

My Top 11 Sporting Moments of 2015

When it comes to sport, pretty much anything and everything has happened in the past 12 months. From tales of widespread corruption and state-funded doping to some of the most remarkable sporting performances ever seen, nothing has been too farfetched for this frankly insane…

Heroics cover over the cracks

After England’s rugby union side almost pulled off a sensational result against France last Sunday, many fans were left feeling extremely positive about their chances at the upcoming World Cup. However, they didn’t do quite enough and finished runners-up for the fourth successive Six…

Change WILL be a good thing

For those of you who like to go to bed early, you would have woken up to the big news gripping the Formula 1 world at the moment. And, for once, it doesn’t concern the battle between Mercedes team-mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg….

Vampire of Brazil

With so much sport going on at the moment, I have been struggling to decide over the last few days as to what I should write in this post. Of course, the football World Cup has been dominant in the British media but there…

Let the ball do the talking

World Cup – arguably the most popular phrase in the UK, if not the world, at the current moment in time. With just two days until what some say is the second-biggest multi-national tournament (after the Olympics), I should be really excited. But I’m…

Team GB – the greatest ever?

Two royal weddings, a Diamond Jubilee and now the birth of Will and Kate’s child – if that isn’t enough to stir up any feelings of patriotism then I don’t know what is. But is our sport making us feel quite the same way…