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Blog 74: Happy Poloween!

This Halloween, let's celebrate with something new and exciting. A new and exciting sport, that is. Let us introduce you to Bike Polo. Also known as cycle polo or bicycle polo, this activity is 'a team sport, similar to traditional polo, except that bicycles are used instead of horses.'
Eszter Tárnai
October 31, 2021

Blog 73: Lucy Camlin & Balance

Lucy Camlin, by day, she's a physio, and on the weekend's, she's representing Scotland in the Senior Hockey Women's Squad. Check out what she had to say about working throughout the pandemic & how she turned her fingers green to keep her fitness up.
Hannah Scott
October 24, 2021
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Blog 72: SWIS Awards Dinner

The eighth SW/S is next month. And the nominations are open. Read about what the categories are, and hear from SW/S founder Maureen McGonigle about why this year's awards are so special.
Hannah Scott
October 8, 2021

Blog 71: Black History Month

Scottish Women in Sport is dedicated to promoting diversity, equality and parity in sport, based on education, empathy and compassion. In order to amplify the voices of marginalised communities, we created this blog to share inspiring stories that make us understand each other's experiences better. October 1 marks the beginning of Black History Month, originating from the US but now observed in many countries around the world.  It aims to "honour the too-often unheralded accomplishments of Black Britons in every area of endeavour throughout our history." This week, to participate in the conversation, we invited Dr Marlon Moncrieffe, Co-Convenor of…
Eszter Tárnai
October 2, 2021
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Blog 67: Equality in sport?

On September 9, 2021, the annual Scottish Women in Sport Conference will make a grand return after a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Tickets are still available to 'The 51% Club' where our speakers discuss why are there so few women in leadership roles in sport. While there might be few of them, our speaker, Clíona O'Leary clearly proves that women are powerful and knowledgeable in leadership positions and deserve a seat at the table. Working as the Head of TV Sport in RTÉ for 11 years now, Clíona has been a part of several conversations about equality,…
Eszter Tárnai
September 5, 2021