Monday, June 18, 2018

Svetlana Vinnikova - Russia's muaythai women stay focused during World Cup 2018

All eyes on Russia at the moment, but of course there are plenty of fighting sports there too. Just a bit hidden at the moment by that giant Football. I talked to muaythai champion Svetlana Vinnikova about women in sport, and her own road to gold.

Monday, June 11, 2018

Surfer Grace Doyle on giving it all up for the waves

What does it take to be a surfer in Ireland? A good sense of humour and a love of bitterly cold water were what I took from hanging out with Grace Doyle by the beach.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Be the change - how can we change the lack of women in Forbes top earning athletes list?

Notice anything about Forbes highest earning athletes?!  PIC Forbes
So just when lots of things seemed to be coming together for women in sport, out comes Forbes with their list of biggest earners in sport and there are zero women in this year's Top 100. Zero. What can we do about this?