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

The problem with #SWOTY

Have you heard of The Sunday Times Sportswoman Of The Year Awards (SWOTY)? You can find more information here. Actually, to be quite honest, you can’t. It’s a flawed process and one of the many flaws is the lack of contact information. I don’t want to get into the debate as to whether or not women’s only awards should exist. But for those who are unaware of SWOTY, it’s the women’s only version of Sports Personality Of The Year. There are several different categories that women can be nominated in including Community, Lifetime Achievement, Young… View Post