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My photographer’s eye view of the British indoor athletics championships #joblogs

As I was waiting to interview Katarina Johnson Thompson in the media zone after her stunning British high jump record of 1.97m at the British indoor championships, I got chatting to newly crowned, gold-medal-wearing long jump champion Dan Bramble. A young kid sidled up to him clutching a pen and a programme. “How much for your […]


PODCAST EPISODE 5: We chat to the woman who ran 94 marathons in 89 days… across Africa

Co-hosts Jo and Chris also support global sporting achievements such as women’s cycling in Afghanistan… and the R&A finally selecting some women members

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(Don’t you) Mind the Girls: Bias in Sports Reporting 

Originally posted on A different shade of red:
Originally published at International Sports Press Association (AIPS) website Sports journalists are failing girls and women worldwide. No, I am not speaking of fellow female reporters here, as some of the readers may think. I will not go on a tirade on sexism, bias and disrespect me…

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PODCAST EPISODE 4: A teenage racing driver, the fastest women on skis and behind the scenes in field hockey

Hosts Chris Stafford and Jo Gunston are joined by field hockey journalist Sarah Juggins and chat to 16-year-old racing driver Bryony King, Champion Women CEO Nancy Hogshead-Makar and Seattle Reign FC coach Laura Harvey


Sports Liberated magazine: The #Netball Issue

Behind-the-scenes from the world of netball

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PODCAST EPISODE 3: Rugby-coach drama, ice-track tears to cheers and the Dragons’ Den ski team success

We discuss it all from alpine skiing to golf to windsurfing to netball to figure skating and a whole load more from the week of women’s sport.

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PODCAST EPISODE 2: From snow queens to ice maidens to never-seen-snow-befores we discuss the week’s #sportswomen

From snow queen skier Lindsey Vonn to ice maiden skater Elise Christie to never-seen-snow-before netballer Maryka Holtzhausen – we chat about the week’s women in sport

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Former gang members escape a life of violence through sport #feature

A sporting sanctuary provides a just a little peace


Five heartwarming sporting moments #sportsvideo

Because there’s good things going on in the world not just the crud


Emotional women-only triathlon #sportsphotography

No Olympic-size distances but Olympic-size heart in abundance

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Forty-year-old supermum Jo Pavey #interview

The 10,000m European champ on balancing training with school run


PODCAST EPISODE 6: Your own sporting heroes may not necessarily translate worldwide (24 mins)

Brit London 2012 star, Jess Ennis, is unknown to Aussie sport fan


#JoTries… rollerskiing #sportsvideo

Let’s just politely say Jo doesn’t have the most natural affinity…

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No, Seb, please don’t. I really don’t want Seb Coe to run for IAAF president and here’s why #joblogs

A cringe-worthy meeting with Seb Coe I’ll never live down

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Begone vacuous celebrities – it’s time for adventurous life-affirming stories #feature #shaff2015

Hey adventurous types – your time is now. Female film-makers and adventurers required


Remembering the OJ Simpson verdict #joblogs

I observed local reaction while in the area during the notorious case

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