Kristy Cooper, project manager for Deaf Get Active and volunteer at the charity Living Options Devon.
Women in Sport has teamed up with UK Deaf Sport to celebrate Deaf Awareness Week from 6 to 12 May. We'll be sharing case studies from some of the sporting role models who are doing great work in their communities.
We support Rebecca Kenna’s decision to withdraw from her local snooker league due to a number of clubs unfairly operating a “men-only” policy.
With just 14.4% of girls and 20.2% of boys reaching the recommended hour a day of physical activity, it is clear that there is more to be done to create positive attitudes in children, especially girls, towards sport and physical activity.
Dame Katherine Grainger, is the Chair of UK Sport. She was appointed to a four-year term in April 2017. A former rower, Grainger is the first British woman ever to win medals at five successive Olympic Games.
Anne-Marie Batson, a freelance broadcaster and journalist who works for the BBC and talkSPORT, discussed the opportunities for black women in the industry and the work that still needs to be done to support all women.