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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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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