Water Polo is making waves to ensure gender equality with the The Brian Macdonald Campbell Cup. It was first held in 2021 by three brothers to recognise the achievements and impact their father had in Scottish Water Polo. This year, they celebrate their first all-girls tournament that featured teams from across the UK. SW/S sat down with Ali Campbell to get the low-down on the most recent tournament and their plans for the future of the BMC Cup.
It's been 10 years of Scottish Women in Sport, we start the celebrations with our 2023 Conference that will host a number of speakers discussing the change and evolution of media, representation, research and sponsorship in Scotland's sporting landscape in the last decade.
Hannah ScottAugust 21, 2023
Breaking Barriers and Lifting Spirits: We spoke to some of the Scottish Women defying stereotypes and excelling in Power lifting. We also speak to previous SW/S award winner Mark Fulton about why it's important for men to encourage a safe space for women to train and compete in power lifting.
Hannah ScottJuly 31, 2023
In today's blog we share the story of Miss J, a survivor and campaigner for ending gender-based violence in Scottish sports. She writes about her mission to make sure all sports clubs in Scotland have the guidance and knowledge to protect women and girls from harm.
Hannah ScottJuly 23, 2023
It's been a season of immense highs for the Caledonia Gladiators, on both the women’s and men’s side. The club created history-making moments that shone a spotlight brightly on the vibrant and growing Scottish basketball scene. A spotlight very rarely received for the sport. We sat down with Lisa Palombo, head of operations at the club to get the inside story of their big plans for the future of the club
Laura KirkhouseJune 14, 2023
As COVID-19 spread last year and gyms had to close for safety, women were forced to start exercising outdoors, or not at all. During the darkening winter months, women reported being afraid to exercise outdoors with fears of being harassed or attacked by men. Now, according to Scotland's latest roadmap out of lockdown, gyms are due to reopen on Monday, 26 April. But before we sit back comfortably in the knowledge that women are protected and happy in gyms, let's ask them! In England, women have rejoiced as they returned to gyms on 12 April (alongside other genders of course) and most of them have…
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