British sports stars launch Women’s Sport Trust #BeAGameChanger awards

PRESS RELEASE: Monday 26 January 2015    Athletes, organisations and individuals who have made a positive contribution to women’s sport will be recognised thanks to the #BeAGameChanger awards, launched today at Wembley Stadium by England footballer Kelly Smith MBE, England hockey captain Kate Richardson-Walsh MBE and Racing Driver Alice Powell. The Women’s Sport Trust #BeAGameChanger […]

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Women’s Sport Trust launch visual campaign – The Sport Is Beautiful project

Everyday we are bombarded with imagery, on billboards, in papers, on our screens, literally everywhere. A photo has an instant impact and can influence how you feel in both negative and positive ways. Inspiring and powerful imagery can also be a tool for change, which is why Women’s Sport Trust has joined forces with the […]

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This Girl Can.

Anna Edwards, Sky Sports News Producer of ‘Sportswomen’ and WST guest blogger gives her take on Sport England’s new ‘This Girl Can’ campaign. What do you think? By now, I am sure you’ve watched the THIS GIRL CAN campaign and agree that it is a real game changer. How refreshing to see women we can […]

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A nice problem to have

Anna Edwards, Sky Sports News Producer of ‘Sportswomen’ and WST guest blogger. Forgive me for sounding like a broken record when I start another blog with the words “another special week for women’s sport.” But it really was. Like many of you, I was one of the 45,619 people who arrived at Wembley full of […]

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SWOTY is almost here!

Anna Edwards, Sky Sports News Producer of ‘Sportswomen’ and WST guest blogger. We’ve been counting down to the Sunday Times and Sky Sports Sportswomen of the Year Awards for the past 7 days on Sky Sports News HQ but we’re now only hours away from the event kicking off. There is a real sense of […]

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ACTIVBOD ANNOUNCES SUPPORT OF WST

British entrepreneur Lara Morgan is on a mission to improve the health of the nation in 2015 as she combines her passion for sports and fitness with her extensive knowledge of cosmetic toiletries and launches activbod, a range of skin and bodycare products to support those who are active and encourage others to get started. […]

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Women in Adventure Take Centre Stage at Shaff 2015

Women in adventure sports will take centre stage at the Sheffield Adventure Film Festival (March 20-22) with organisers encouraging more women filmmakers and athletes to submit films to this year’s festival as well as running a film competition, photography exhibition, photography competition; and hosting panel discussion and forum on whether we’re starting to see a […]

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Sue Mott on the equal pay debate

Journalist and guest blogger Sue Mott on the equal pay debate. “THE REASON THAT WOMEN ARE PAID LESS THAN MEN IS NOT BECAUSE OF SEXISM,” wrote award-winning columnist Matt Syed in The Times last week, following a survey into sports prize money by the BBC. To which there is only one reply: “Yes it is.” […]

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Time to catch up

Anna Edwards, Sky Sports News Producer of ‘Sportswomen’ and WST guest blogger. It’s been a busy few weeks for the Sportswomen team since my last blog. On the programme, we’ve had some great contributors. Anna Watkins joined us on October 21st to tell us why she thinks her gold medal Olympic team mate Katherine Grainger […]

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Why supporting women’s sport can be a man’s game too

Tim Cozze-Young, who leads the Strategic Marketing Group at Microsoft UK and is the new co-chair of WST’s Funding Development Board, talks about why supporting women’s sport can be a man’s game too. What part has sport played in your life? When I was growing-up, I was lucky enough to have the chance to play […]

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