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Eat my dust! Football for women and girls in West Africa is kicking off

No kit, no boots, no pitch, sometimes even no ball? No problem – passion is all you need.


The eternal quest for sporting glory by guest blogger Julie Moorcroft

Julie’s inner sporty child still whispers, ‘It’s not too late…’


Six gut-wrenching, wince-inducing, agonising, friendship-bonding sport films coming soon

The rollercoaster of life through a sporting lens these films and documentaries cover all emotions.


Karen Darke tests life’s limits to the max

Horrific injuries will not curtail Karen’s limits, but what are those limits? She’s still finding out


Those cretinous football fans…

The football fans you rarely hear about but should because they give you the feels.


Laura Trott is gold to interview as well as on the track

I interviewed Laura Trott a few years ago and we giggled about which sport she could take up after cycling so she could keep winning golds!


Jo tries… stand-up comedy

I got some sport jokes in there, obvs


‘One Night in 2012’: A review

Remember that summer night ahead of London 2012 when we all smiled and felt at one with the world? Relive that with this BBC documentary taking you behind the scenes of the opening ceremony

Double Downies

The best of June’s sport social media so far

From Double Downies and Brownlees to triple runners; to heartbreak and despair, to romance and rain

Play like a girl poem

‘You play like a girl’ by Jo Gunston #worldpoetryday

It’s World Poetry Day so what better time to dust off this little ditty

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Afghan Cricket Club: Out of the Ashes #sportdocumentary

As Afghanistan continue to make strides into the world game, this film documents their inspiring beginnings

Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova and one almighty pickle

Oh Maria, the woman who micromanages every aspect of her career is in a right old muddle

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My mate Hayley, the associate director on the Super Bowl halftime show

When you’re back in touch with an old friend after thirty years and ask the question, ‘So what are you up to?’


A chance meeting with a revered sports photographer had me beaming

It was all down to a dog-eared, windswept sign on a hut in a remote village in Derbyshire that I got to meet one of my sport photographer hero’s Eileen Langsley

Stacey Francis

11-year-old netball fan poses questions to Superleague stars Sasha Corbin, Georgia Lees and Stacey Francis

Lucy Davis finds out about training regimes, what it’s like to play in front of large crowds and England international Sasha Corbin gives her a sneaky heads up…