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Why I encourage women to get active with This Girl Can

Working a deskbound job in accounts, Zoe Ward used to describe herself as ‘totally inactive’. It wasn’t until she suffered from post-natal anxiety with...
Water polo

Water polo: What it’s like to play at the top level and why I...

I have gained international honours with the England Schools Squad at U17 level, England at U17 level, winning bronze at the EU Nations International...
Jess King, Raise Us Up

Footballer and rapper pens ‘Raise Us Up’, a song about equality in football

Footballer and musician Jess King has released 'Raise Us Up' with Max Mezzowave, a song about the struggles women face in the footballing world. The...
Rainy City Roller Derby Picture: Jason Ruffell

Roller derby: What it is and why I love it

Roller derby is a full-contact sport played on roller skates. Some people say that it's a bit like rugby but there's no ball. Two teams...
Alison Palmer, football coach

What it’s like to be a girls’ and women’s football coach

I’ve recently joined Lewes FC. We’ve got 14s, 16s, 18s and the development squad. My job is to think what’s the experience going to...
Paralympian Lauren Steadman

Paralympian Lauren Steadman on being an athlete, Strictly and SAS: Who Dares Wins

Lauren Steadman, 27, is an elite swimmer and triathlete having represented Great Britain in three Paralympic Games and she’s set to take part in...
Sally Gunnell

Sally Gunnell: What I’ve learned about mindset, resilience and achieving your dreams

If there’s anyone who can teach us all a thing or two about achieving our dreams it’s the Olympian and champion track athlete Sally...
Sports scientist Shannon Moore

How I learned that where you come from doesn’t define you

Once you take that step on your own you will realise you are capable of achieving so much more than what you thought you could.
Showjumping duo: Yazmin Pinchen is an international show jumper who is in partnership with One Direction's Liam Payne who owns the horse Yasmin rides, Titanium Z.

From showjumping to working with Liam Payne

I started horse riding when I was three and have been around horses ever since. My parents got me into it originally as they were...