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The Women's Sports Column

12-18 December

This week’s stories come from tennis, cricket, badminton, cycling, rugby union and speed skating

But first!  It’s official – women are at the forefront of sports participation!  976 more words

Women's Sport

Emma Pooley returns to cycling for Rio 2016

If you, like me, have been wondering who on earth British Cycling would get to race the ITT at the Rio Olympics, look what I just got in my inbox – a press release from… 875 more words

Women's Cycling

Emma Pooley on tv tonight

I know that tons of you, like me, are so sad Emma Pooley announced her retirement this year, so this one’s for you….

I sometimes wonder, idly, what tv shows cyclists can do – retired track superstar… 470 more words


VeloVoices Awards 2014: Lifetime Achievement Award

After a day off, we’re back with the next of our 2014 VeloVoices Awards polls: the Lifetime Achievement Award. Nominations this year include both male and female riders, backroom staff and perhaps the most famous cycling fan of all. 568 more words


Women's sports and prize money

A few short links for you today, that are kind of related.

1.  If you’re in the UK, you might have seen a lot of things on various BBC sites on the different between prize money for women and men in the same sports.  170 more words

Women's Cycling

Haute Route Alps 2014 - Day 2

A two-week holiday without the bike turned into my off season. A break from the bike and a less-intentional break from blogging. Today my 2015 season begins with a zone 3 session, aimed at clawing back aerobic capacity lost in the last couple of weeks. 375 more words

Haute Route

Third Time Lucky as Armitstead Takes Gold

After winning Silver in the Delhi Commonwealth Games in 2010 as well as the London Olympics two years ago, it seemed only natural that Lizzie Armitstead would take Gold at the third opportunity in Glasgow on Sunday. 758 more words