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Women’s Sport Trust response to DCMS sport strategy consultation

The DCMS consultation will inform the Government’s new strategy on sport, which is due to be published by the end of 2015. The consultation was structured in 10 themes, setting out the challenges the Government wishes to address and inviting responses as to the actions needed and the specific roles of government, delivery bodies, the […]

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30 day challenge helping to create a level playing for Women’s Sport

At the Women’s Sport Trust #BeAGameChanger Awards in May 2015, my wife and I publicly made a pledge committing us to a personal challenge that would help promote women’s sport and also raise funds for The Women’s Sport Trust. We’re excited to announce that the challenge has taken shape – to attend and promote 30 […]

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Nicola Waterworth

7 insights into what it takes to progress women’s sport from worthy to irresistible

Barely three weeks ago we held our inaugural #BeAGameChanger awards, which were the culmination of 6 months solid work to seek out those individuals, organisations and partnerships that have really made a difference to women’s sport. It was a phenomenal event and the finalists, award winners and audience provided ample proof that women’s sport is […]

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Kate Grey

What a difference a year makes…

Former Paralympic swimmer and WST Board Observer, Kate Grey, reflects on the recent #BeAGameChanger awards. Last year at the Women’s Sport Trust #BeAGameChanger event, I, along with many other attendee’s arrived with little or no awareness of the WST, by the end of the evening we were left feeling energised and empowered by the women’s sport […]

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Anna Edwards
Sky Sports News Producer of ‘Sportswomen’

Women’s Sport Week (WSW) gets under way across the nation on Monday.

Women’s Sport Week (WSW) gets under way across the nation on Monday. The week is the brainchild of the Government’s Women & Sport Advisory Board and is an opportunity for everybody involved with playing, delivering, leading or working in sport to celebrate, raise awareness and increase the profile of women’s sport across the UK. Anna Edwards, […]

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Photo by Sean Malyon - Sport is Beautiful

Inclusion, Diversity and the Power of Sporting Role Models

The London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games provided many powerful role models from diverse backgrounds. It was great that athletes like Jessica Ennis-Hill, Mo Farah, Christine Ohuruogu, and Hannah Cockroft were celebrated but the common conclusion that this “proved” Great Britain was at ease with diversity was a fantasy. Despite the positive black, asian, brown, […]

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