These Girls Did Part II

In the first half of this piece five female athletes were highlighted for their superb achievements and inspirational qualities. Here are five more to remind us that these girls can and did: Ellen MacArther Another sportswoman who is now a Dame of the British Empire, MacArther however holds a special place if you happen to be British. Due to our sea-faring history, sailing is greatly … Continue reading These Girls Did Part II

These Girls Did!

In celebration of the recent International Women’s Day, and to acknowledge the #ThisGirlCan campaign, here are a few of the women that, during my sporting life, have made a huge impression on their sport, sport in general and attitudes to women and women’s sport. Martina Navratilova. Martina completely transformed women’s tennis, adopting an ultra professional attitude to becoming the best she could possibly be. 18 major … Continue reading These Girls Did!

Great Sporting Reads

With the recent release of Kevin Petersen and Roy Keane’s eagerly awaited autobiographies and the strong performance of sports books in recent years, I have put together a list of some great sporting tales that may interest those who may have run dry of new inspiration. Williams Hill’s inovative sponsorship of the Sportsbook of the Year, and some big hitters publishing strong titles in recent … Continue reading Great Sporting Reads