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Do you want to help more women and girls enjoy the physical, social and health benefits of playing sport and physical activity?

We are tourning the country, offering our expertise and insight to help you do just that. Check out
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We recently tried out Yoga as part of our A-Z of sport. We loved it so much, we're going back tomorrow for another free session at lunch time.

Join us! http://bit.ly/2bM7MK2
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We are looking forward to today's 'Women in Sport' held by Foyles at Charing Cross Road.

A conversation with Hope Powell and Sarah Shepherd, will be chaired by our Director of Engagement and Campaigns, Nicola Miller.

Our Women's Sport Network
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Now, more than ever, is time to ensure the wants and needs of women are considered when planning your sport and physical activities.

Our #InsightOnTour events across the UK will empower and equip you with the latest insight to help
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Following a historic Olympic Games in Rio for Team GB, Women in Sport proudly unveils a series of events and webinars using insight and research.

These are specifically designed to empower and equip even more people to transform sport for
Comments Wendy Russell Webinars booked Women in Sport
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With only 1 in 5 women and 1 in 10 girls doing enough exercise to stay fit, healthy and happy, #WomensSportWeds aims to help transform sport for every woman and girl in the UK.

And it's realy easy for you
Comments Women in Sport Whether with your team-mate, colleagues, family or family; anyone cant get involved! http://bit.ly/29ZD8yG Women in Sport
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'What role does sport play in women's careers and leadership?'

We will be discussing this very topic at our Sport for Success event alongside Investec at Lord's Cricket Ground during Women's Sport Week. Join our Women's Sport Network and attend
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Our #GoGirl and #RealGoGirl line up side by side in our Hall of Fame.

Thank you Rio 2016 for helping us showcase some brilliant role models. We look forward to re-starting the campaign again on 7 September, throughout the Paralympics.

Comments Kwema How many female athletes participated in Rio? 1000, 3000, 5000, more? Check out this great infograph http://goo.gl/h8OJXR Women in Sport
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Inspired by #Rio2016?

Keep the momentum going as part of our growing Women's Sport Network: http://bit.ly/1TFuJ2q
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On the last day of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games our #GoGirl of the day is none other than Nicola Adams, who became two-time Olympic boxing champion with a gold in the women's flyweight. Nicola's victory makes her the first Women in Sport
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Today's #GoGirl is the phenomenal Kate Richardson-Walsh, who last night captained the GB women's hockey team to victory in their first ever Olympic final. Their gold medal marks an historic moment in women's sport, and tops off an incredible career Women in Sport
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1) We love Foyles #WomeninSport shop window
2) Network members can buy discounted tickets to an event there next week! http://bit.ly/2bDvKJw
3) The event is a conversation with Hope Powell and Sarah Shephard, chaired by our Director of Campaigns and
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We welcome today’s #GoGirl, Jade Jones, who has just become a double gold Olympian with her Taekwondo win over Spain's Eva Clavo Gomez.
Jade, 23, won her first Olympic gold at the London 2012 games and is the current European
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Today's #GoGirl is GB Women's Hockey! They are history makers thanks to yesterday's 3-0 win over New Zealand. It is the first time the team has ever appeared at an Olympic final, and as such, the BBC has announced it Women in Sport
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A huge congratulations to students across the UK who have picked up their A-Level results this morning.

For any students seeking a career in sport, considering joining our Women's Sport Network to help carve opportunities and attend useful networking events
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A great decision by the BBC to move Friday's 10 o'clock News so we can all support GB Women's Hockey team in their Olympic final game...

... they ARE the news after all, right?
It's their first ever final...
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Comments Caren Donnelly By accident, I found myself to be the lone GB supporter sitting next to the Kiwi supporters at the stadium. Women in Sport
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Today's #GoGirl is Team GB's youngest member Amy Tinkler! Amy missed the European championships as she was sitting her GCSEs but now becomes the second British woman to win a gymnastics medal in Olympics history. We wish Amy good luck Women in Sport
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Continue #Rio2016 momentum by helping women and girls reach their full potential through sport with #WomensSportWeds, our fundraising campaign launching in #WSW16 , encouraging the nation to play sport and raise money!

Download a fundraising pack and start to make
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Help us carry on building the momentum for women in sport after an already AMAZING Rio Olympics by becoming part of our Women's Sport Network.

Join today and you'll be able to join us at a number of exclusive events
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Nikki Hamblin helps Abbey D'Agostino finish 5000m after fall – video
Sometimes the most inspirational moments don't involve medals at all...#GoGirl

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/video/2016/aug/16/nikki-hamblin-helps-abbey-dagostino-finish-5000m-after-fall-video
New Zealand’s Nikki Hamblin takes a fall during the 5000m heats in Rio on Tuesday, bringing US competitor Abbey D’Agostino with her
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Today's #RealGoGirl is Laurie Bolt!

Laurie ran a PB in the Pride 10K – she was running to raise money for older LGBT people!
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Todays #GoGirl is Sophie Hitchon who became the first British female in history to win an Olympic hammer throw medal after smashing a dramatic new personal best with her last attempt for bronze in Rio! Women in Sport
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Today's amazing #RealGoGirl is Mellissa Berry!

Nominated by her colleague, Mellissa works at West Yorkshire Sport CSP as a Sports Development Officer. Mellissa plays a big part in supporting helping to develop activities which get more and more people playing
Comments Ready Steady Active. Had no doubt our nomination would get selected!! She is a bit of a superstar!! :o) Women in Sport
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Today's #GoGirl is Becky James! Besides picking up a silver medal in the Keirin event on Saturday, Becky set a new Olympic record in her qualifying lap in the women’s sprint the following day!

What makes Becky’s achievement even greater,
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Keep up to date with our #GoGirl and #RealGoGirl Hall of Fame > https://www.womeninsport.org/news/gogirl-realgogirl-hall-fame/ … … #Rio2016 Comments Women in Sport To submit your nomination for a Team GB athlete use the #GoGirl hashtag. For your grassroots superstar, please use the Women in Sport
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Our #RealGoGirl today is Radha Balani - who qualified to compete in the Powerlifting All England Championships that took place yesterday. Radha competed in the U84kg category and came third! A fantastic achievement and great role model! Comments Women in Sport To submit your nomination for a Team GB athlete use the #GoGirl hashtag. For your grassroots superstar, please use the Kerrin McIntosh #gogirl Radha. Fanatic achievement and role model. Enjoy your moment!Linda Broadbent Wow Rads, great achievement. Congratulations!! X Women in Sport
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Today's #GoGirl is @lauratrott31 - earning her third Gold medal in the women's team pursuit to become Britains most successful female Olympian of all time! Comments Women in Sport To submit your nomination for a Team GB athlete use the #GoGirl hashtag. For your grassroots superstar, please use the Women in Sport
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Today we welcome some more #GoGirl and #RealGoGirl nominations.

First up for #GoGirl is the fantastic Heather Stanning and Helen Glover who won gold in the Rowing: Women’s Pairs. With an unbeaten record spanning five years the team seem to
Comments Women in Sport To submit your nomination for a Team GB athlete use the #GoGirl hashtag. For your grassroots superstar, please use the Lucie Ward Very proud of you Grace!!! XxCaroline Turner Well done Grace xx Women in Sport
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Perhaps unsurprisingly, today’s #GoGirl is Great Britain’s most decorated female Olympian of all time - Katherine Grainger.
Alongside partner Vicky Thornley, Katherine picked up a historic silver medal in the double scull final. That medal makes Katherine the first female
Comments Women in Sport To submit your nomination for a Team GB athlete use the #GoGirl hashtag. For your grassroots superstar, please use the Women in Sport
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Introducing today’s #GoGirl - bronze medalist Sally Conway! Sally became one of 100 young athletes to receive a London 2012 scholarship and was identified as a major contender for those games. Sadly Sally went out in the second round in Comments Women in Sport To submit your nomination for a Team GB athlete use the #GoGirl hashtag. For your grassroots superstar, please use the Women in Sport