#35) Susannah Gill

#35) Susannah Gill

Photo credit: Susannah Gill (@TheIronLadyRuns) What Susannah Gill achieved last week is nothing short of extraordinary. The British runner not only completed the notorious World Marathon Challenge - also known as ’777’ as it involves running seven marathons on seven continents in seven days - but she did so in a world record time. In [...]

#34) Katy Daley-McLean

#34) Katy Daley-McLean

There isn’t much that can be said about Katy Daley-McLean that hasn’t been uttered on numerous occasions already. The caytoo athlete has been an icon of English rugby for more than a decade, inspiring thousands of women and young girls the length and breadth the country. Not that you’d know it when speaking to the [...]

#33) Women’s Six Nations Special – England

#33) Women’s Six Nations Special – England

The 2019 Women’s Six Nations kicks off tonight when England take on Ireland determined to overcome the disappointment of finishing second last year. Captain Sarah Hunter and her Red Roses side missed out on a second consecutive title with an agonising one point defeat to France in their fourth game and will be fully focused [...]

#18) Lizzie Carr

#18) Lizzie Carr

Photo credit: Joel Caldwell As the saying goes, every cloud has a silver lining. No-one understands this better than Lizzie Carr - or Lizzie Outside as many know her - who was diagnosed with cancer aged just 26. “It completely blindsided me to be honest,” she recalled. “I didn’t expect it at all. I thought [...]

#14) Tamara Taylor

#14) Tamara Taylor

What is it that defines an athlete as a ‘legend’? Some base it on the number of trophies, accolades and records a sportsperson collects over their career, others on the length of time an individual represents their country at the elite level for. Furthermore there are those who also look at athletes that inspire the [...]

#13) Sarah Williams

#13) Sarah Williams

As many readers will know, The 52 was devised to promote equality and increase media coverage of women’s sport. This is one of a number of projects set up in recent years set up to achieve the same goals, including the ‘Women's CricZone’ website and the recently formed ‘It’s A Woman’s Game’ podcast. But one [...]