Blog 33: Danii Joyce S.W.I.S. Sportswoman of the Year 2015

I know it’s an old cliché, but life really is a rollercoaster.   I am so happy be involved in so much in the sport I love but at times I really was close to giving up. Although I am almost profoundly deaf now, I was not born that way.  At the age of 5 it was identified I had a moderate hearing loss which fortunately for me stayed pretty static through primary school and the start of secondary, so much so that I chose not to use a hearing aid as I was coping so well. I did though…
Louise Bennie
February 4, 2016

Aminah’s Beckham Moment

THE “Bend it like Beckham” moments have become a reality for 19 year old footballer Aminah Din. Asian women playing professional sports are looked down upon by a typical traditional Asian society but not looked up to enough by sporting professionals. Jasmine Patel went to find out how the Ronaldo-inspired footballer tackled some of the biggest issues Asians face in the sporting world. (more…)

Blog 8: Glasgow 2014, Physiotherapy, post graduate study and beyond….

Hi, my name is Ellie Richardson, I am track sprint cyclist with the Scotland Team and I had the honour of riding at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome last month! Female participation in sport is something I am passionate about from both a sporting and professional perspective so I was delighted to be approached by Scottish Women In Sport and asked to share my sporting story. (more…)
August 11, 2014