Women’s Sport Matters for Business

Amanda Fone, MD of f1 recruitment and member of the expert panel for the #BeAGameChanger Awards talks about the relevance of women’s sport to business and the need for greater sponsorship. Women’s Sport Matters for Business By Amanda Fone, founder and managing director, f1 recruitment Ltd If you’re reading this you probably already know that […]

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Finalists Announced for Women’s Sport Trust #BeAGameChanger awards

The Women’s Sport Trust has today announced the finalists for the inaugural #BeAGameChanger awards, with the overall winners to be chosen by the public. Following nominations and shortlisting by an expert panel, the finalists in each category give a superb reflection of the athletes, organisations and individuals making a positive contribution to women’s sport. The […]

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Why would a business bother to sponsor women’s sport?

Microsoft speak out about the value of investing in talent, the links between business and sport and why inclusion matters.  They also describe why they decided to commit to being the headline sponsor of the #BeAGameChanger Awards for three years. Microsoft UK is delighted to support the work of the Women’s Sport Trust and to […]

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Life outside the Swimming Pool

I devoted 10 years of my life to the sport of swimming; competing all over the world at European Championships, World Championships and the Beijing Paralympics. Building towards the ultimate goal – London 2012. So when an untimely illness prevented me from qualifying for the London Paralympic Games, I was prematurely forced into a life […]

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Agenda Setting

Anna Edwards, Sky Sports News Producer of ‘Sportswomen’ and WST guest blogger gives her take on the DCMS strategy for women’s sport.  The DCMS have outlined its strategy to change the sporting landscape for women today with the publication of the final report of the Government’s Women and Sport Advisory Board. The recommendations are a […]

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Paralympic Gold medallist Sophie Christiansen OBE joins Women’s Sport Trust

A triple gold medallist at both the London 2012 Paralympic Games and the 2013 European Championships, Equestrian athlete Sophie Christiansen OBE, has taken on a new role as Patron of the Women’s Sport Trust. As a Patron of the charity Christiansen joins a select group of renowned athletes including fellow Olympic gold medalist Anna Watkins, […]

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World Cup winner Maggie Alphonsi joins the Women’s Sport Trust

Rugby World Cup winner Maggie Alphonsi has become a Patron of the Women’s Sport Trust as the charity looks to further raise its profile and bring parity to women’s sport across the UK. Alphonsi, who will be turning her attention to shot put ahead of next year’s Olympic Games in Rio, joins Olympic gold medalist […]

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Alison Waters on how 2014 was a game changing year for herself and the sport of Squash.

“2014 has been one of the best years of my career” – Professional Squash player, Alison Waters shares her Glasgow Commonwealth Games experience and explains why 2014 has been a game changing year for herself and the sport of Squash. Alison Waters has been playing professional squash for over a decade. But 2014 is likely […]

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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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