Tag: World Cup

“Whatever your body looks like, be proud because it’s serving you well”

How do you feel about how you look? According to a survey conducted by the Mental Health Foundation (MHF) and YouGov in 2019, 20% of UK adults said they felt shame because of their body image, while 19% admitted being disgusted. In addition, 37%… Continue Reading ““Whatever your body looks like, be proud because it’s serving you well””

#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… Continue Reading “#9) #HWC2018”

#5) Aluko, Scott, Sparks

Rather than the disaster many anticipated, the men’s FIFA World Cup in Russia has actually been one of the most energising, uplifting learning experiences this nation has undergone in recent memory. As fans we have learned so many things – that England actually have… Continue Reading “#5) Aluko, Scott, Sparks”

#2) #ShowUp

There’s no doubt about it: the noise surrounding women’s sport is the loudest it’s ever been. The column inches, coverage hours, viewing spectators and heroes created have all soared exponentially compared to what they were ten years ago. It’s still embryonic in comparison to… Continue Reading “#2) #ShowUp”

Gib Them a Chance (sorry, that really is the best I could come up with!)

First up, apologies for the lack of new things to read over the last few weeks! Let’s just say life has been pretty hectic… But there’s good news – the Ashes start tonight/have already started/have already finished (depending on when you’re reading this). However… Continue Reading “Gib Them a Chance (sorry, that really is the best I could come up with!)”