5 tips for a beginner golfer – guest post

Post in collaboration with Golf Support.     Spring is in blossom and summer’s just around the corner, so what better time to start thinking about taking up a new sport? The golfing season is well under way, with the Masters – the first major tournament of the year – now over, with the 2018 trophy being won by Texas-born golfer Patrick Reed, holding back second-place Rickie Fowler and third-place Jordan Spieth. So, if you want to avoid scoring a series of triple bogeys and follow in the footsteps of Reed, here are 5 top… View Post

Roland Garros: The Facts – Ticketgum.com Guest …

Post in collaboration with ticketgum.com The next big sporting event to take place in 2018 is the French Open – running from May 27th to June 10th. As excitement ramps, you may feel the need to purchase Roland Garros tennis tickets. However, if you aren’t familiar with the event, let’s take a moment to consider its key features and facts.     It’s Innovative The French Open, otherwise known as Roland-Garros, is a major tennis tournament held at the Stade Roland-Garros in Paris, France. It is the premier clay court tennis championship in the world,… View Post

The Sunday Times Sportswoman Of The Year (…

It’s that time of year where nominations are open for The Sunday Times Sportswoman of the Year (SWOTY) awards. Some of you may remember that last year, I outlined my concerns about the process. Just to recap, the awards are an opportunity for us to nominate our favourite sportswomen for awards. The awards don’t just celebrate athletes, but also the contribution to sport made by coaches, administrators and volunteers. Sponsored by Vitality, the awards are now in their 30th year. However, there is an issue. Sportswomen, junior sportswomen and teams are to be nominated by… View Post

Stop ignoring objectification of women in sport

You know what upsets me? Objectification in sport. No sport is free from it. The culture is deep, it is embedded and it has to change. Forgive me if this post descends into a rant. I have been quietly simmering all day. A friend of mine earlier today sent me a link to a forum post that he found. The post was written by an individual calling himself “Aslan,” presumably after the wise, compassionate and brave King of Narnia. However, this Aslan would perhaps be better named “Cowardly Lion.” Because surely that is a better… View Post