At a time of declining levels of well-being and when one third of children are inactive, young people are in dire need of a long-term, joined-up approach to youth sport. As a unified community of organisations passionate about physical education and school sport and dedicated to supporting its delivery, we recognise that ministers have worked […]
Sophie Corbett, one of the Young Influencers on Sported and Women in Sport’s Project 51 programme, has shared her experiences visiting the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham.
Women in Sport, the leading UK charity that researches sport purely from the perspective of women and girls, is delighted to announce the appointment of Stephanie Hilborne OBE as its new CEO. Stephanie, currently Chief Executive at The Wildlife Trusts, has worked in nature conservation for over 20 years. She is a successful and passionate […]
Leading UK charity Women in Sport is delighted to announce that departing Chief Executive Ruth Holdaway has been awarded an MBE for services to gender equality in sport. Ruth has led the charity for the last five and a half years, campaigning for an increase in female leadership across the sport sector and equal opportunities […]
Ahead of the 2019 Fifa Women’s World Cup, Women in Sport is teaming up with the Fatherhood Institute, Fulham FC Foundation, the EFL Trust and the University of Newcastle, Australia, to highlight the important role father and father-figures play in getting their daughters physically active.
Britain’s First All-Female Wounded, Injured and Sick (WIS) Team Cycle The Race Across America The first British female wounded, injured and sick team will cycle 3,000 miles, coast to coast, in June 2019. Founded and led by Major Sally Orange RAMC, the women will inspire each other and the wider community whilst raising awareness of […]
Bethan Lishman, hammer thrower for UK Deaf Athletics
Catherine Fletcher, ex-GB deaf tennis player.
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.