Next week is International Week of Happiness at Work. Let Neah Evans, Olympic silver medallist cyclist convince you that a sporting career could be within reach, regardless of age.
The events of Tokyo 2020 are far from over because the Paralympic Games are starting in less than a week. Bigger and better than ever before, Team GB is once again ready to take over the world of sport. All eyes will be on the Japanese capital again on the 24th of August and for the following 12 days as the very best para-athletes compete for gold. Team GB athletes will be at the starting line in several different sports, including swimming, wheelchair racing, cycling and much more. https://twitter.com/C4Paralympics/status/1424648975634866187 The Paralympics promises to be a spectacular sporting event with more coverage…
Eszter TárnaiAugust 20, 2021
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics have officially started! Here, you can access the official schedule and cheer for the first-ever female-dominated Team GB. Sadly, this milestone doesn't translate to staff. Yesterday's opening ceremony was historical. Not only because athletes from 205 countries and the IOC Refugee Olympic Team marched into the near-empty Japan National Stadium, but because for the first time ever, Team GB, the United States, China, Canada, and Australia all sent more female athletes than males. The wider picture is, however, that Olympic staff members are still overwhelmingly male. It is in this environment that Sarah Wilson has umpired the bronze match at Rio 2016, which…
Eszter TárnaiJuly 24, 2021
It's Volunteers Week, and we speak to Dr Sue Robertson about her journey from parent helper at her children's football club to becoming the first female President at Cricket Scotland.
Hannah ScottJune 5, 2021
TW: mental health and self harm. Its mental health week and Kirsty Ewen's journey from competitive swimmer to BBC Unsung Hero is inspiring young people in sport to look after their mental health.
Hannah ScottMay 15, 2021
This week Samera Ashraf, a 31 year old Martial Arts competitor who lives in Edinburgh tells us about her life in the world of martial arts and the work she does within the Asian community to encourage others to participate in sport and physical activity. (more…)
Scottish Women in SportOctober 6, 2014
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…)
scottishwomeninsportAugust 11, 2014
This week's guest blogger is Tracy Donachie, a qualified performance psychologist. She tells us about her passion to help athletes in the field of sport psychology and how she believes sports psychologists can support young female athletes in their performance. (more…)
scottishwomeninsportAugust 4, 2014