sportsister.com Archives - 03 September 2014, Wednesday

  • Get cycling – it’s a Breeze! | Sportsister via @BCReports @BreezeNetwork #getinvolved

    Get cycling – it’s a Breeze! | Sportsister

    sportsister.com 23 Mar '13, 5pm

    Cycling is all about the unbridled joy of butterflies in your tummy and the wind in your face as you freewheel down a hill. It’s exciting and gives you a sense of freedom like nothing else. As interest in British women’s cycling reaches heights undreamt of only five years ago and cycl...

  • BBC seeks female sports experts - your chance to make a difference! #womeninsport

    BBC seeks female sports experts

    sportsister.com 22 Mar '13, 3pm

    Are you a female expert and do you want to take part in television and radio programmes that are made in the North of England? The BBC Academy in conjunction with BBC North is holding a FREE training day for women with particular expertise, who are interested in appearing on televisio...

  • Speed Skating: Historic bronze medal for Elise Christie at the World Championships Awesome @Elise_Christie #Sochi2014

    Speed Skating: Historic bronze for Elise Christie

    sportsister.com 10 Mar '13, 7pm

    Elise Christie took bronze in the 1000m on the final day of competition at the World Short Track Skating Championships, making her the first ever British female to win a medal at the event. After a frustrating start to the competition with a fall in the 1500m final, Christie had high ...

  • Football: Increased coverage of women's football on the BBC

    sportsister.com 08 Mar '13, 12pm

    The BBC today announced a raft of new programming which will see an increased commitment to its coverage of women’s football across TV, radio and online platforms. Jacqui Oatley will front two BBC Two preview shows. The first, ahead of the Women’s FA Cup Final will air on Monday 20th ...

  • Jacqui Oatley: My Favourite Moment in Womens Sport

    sportsister.com 08 Mar '13, 11am

    To celebrate the amazing achievements of our female sports stars and to ensure their performances remain in the public eye, Sportsister has launched a special video project called ‘My Favourite Moment In Women’s Sport’. This video features Jacqui Oatley football reporter, commentator ...

  • We *LOVE* this - Genius initiative: Empty shops turned into squash courts @englandsr @The_BigHit @ljmassaro #squash

    Genius initiative: Empty shops turned into squash courts

    sportsister.com 22 Feb '13, 1pm

    We love a bit of creative thinking at Sportsister and the news that empty high street stores are being transformed into ‘pop-up’ (temporary) squash courts strikes us as a stroke of genius! Britain’s first pop-up squash shop, has opened in Manchester’s Corn Exchange and will be rolled ...

  • Bit of morning inspiration - We love this film trailer for Push it - a film about two women climbers #inspiration

    Push it - a film about two women climbers

    sportsister.com 21 Feb '13, 8am

    Push it is the latest offering from from filmmaker and climber Jen Randall, it tells the tale of her big wall climb on the famous El Capitan in Yosemite, USA, with her new-found climbing partner Jackie Sequeira (google El Capitain if you are not familiar with it as it’s impressively s...

  • Just a few hours left to win all your food for a week with @MYFoodLifestyle #healthyeating #win

    Win a full 7-day Active Body Diet Plan with snacks from MY Food

    sportsister.com 09 Feb '13, 9am

    As a part of our Healthy Eating Week we have a full 7-day Active Body Diet Plan hamper with snacks from MY Food to give away to one lucky reader! Click here to enter The Active Body Diet Plan from MY Food includes three freshly prepared high protein meals each day totalling approximat...

  • #healthyeating week - England Netball's Stacey Francis talks food and nutrition @England_Netball @StcyJyneFrancis

    England Netballs Stacey Francis talks food

    sportsister.com 08 Feb '13, 11am

    England Netball’s Stacey Francis shares her favourite recipe and talks us through her daily sports nutrition and eating habits. What’s your favourite recipe? I am a big pasta freak! Pretty much everything I cook has got pasta in it and my favourite is something my mum makes called bee...

  • In case you missed it, here's the top news story today - Netball: Historic series win for England against Australia

    Netball: Historic series win for England against Australia

    sportsister.com 24 Jan '13, 11am

    England’s netball team made history last night when they achieved their first ever series win over world champions Australia, with a 51-49 victory at Wembley Arena. With one match still to play in Birmingham on Sunday the home side, who are ranked number three in the world, will be lo...

  • Exciting times ahead for England Netball: Sportsister talks to @serenabob ahead of 1st test V Aus @england_netball

    Exciting times ahead for England Netball

    sportsister.com 20 Jan '13, 12pm

    This weekend England Netball face their first match in a series of three against world number ones, Australia, in Bath. Sportsister spoke with Serena Guthrie ahead of the game to discuss the state of the game and their hopes for the series. These are exciting times for England Netball...

  • Hope Powell: My Favourite Moment In Women's Sport

    sportsister.com 10 Jan '13, 4pm

    To celebrate the amazing achievements of our female sports stars and to ensure their performances remain in the public eye, Sportsister has launched a special video project called ‘My Favourite Moment In Women’s Sport’. In this video Hope Powell CBE – England Women’s national football...

  • Find out what @LouiseHazel, @Chrissiesmiles, @zoegillings are making their New Year's resolutions...

    Those New Year's resolutions...

    sportsister.com 02 Jan '13, 9am

    It’s the first day of the year and perhaps you’re thinking of setting some resolutions for 2013, if you haven’t set them already. Most of us have a couple of goals we wish to achieve, whether it’s to get that promotion or try out a new sport – and professional athletes are no differen...

  • *WIN* Enter here to win Striders Edge sportswear in @Sportsister advent calendar today only! GOOD LUCK xx

    Advent Calendar day 24: Win Striders Edge kit worth £100 |

    sportsister.com 24 Dec '12, 9am

    Striders Edge is a British active-wear brand that creates statement sportswear specifically designed for women and we have £100 worth of kit to give away to one lucky winner. Click here to enter Striders Edge is a British active-wear brand that creates statement sportswear specificall...

  • Happy monday! Join the FuelBand club and win the latest in accelerometer technology in today's Advent comp @MilkitGB

    Advent Calendar day 10: Join the FuelBand club and win the latest in accelerometer technology

    sportsister.com 10 Dec '12, 9am

    Advent Calendar day 10: Join the FuelBand club and win the latest in accelerometer technology By JessicaW | Published: 10.12.12 The Milk It For All It’s Worth campaign has its very own Facebook page and Twitter feed , bringing you a mix of news, videos and excitement from the world of...

  • Do you want a pair of the new Women's Wave Rider 16's? Check out the Sportsister Advent Calendar and enter to win...

    Advent calendar: Win a pair of Mizuno Wave Rider trainers

    sportsister.com 03 Dec '12, 9am

    Love kit that gets you noticed? Then today’s your lucky day as we have a pair of these bright beauties from Mizuno up for grabs on day three of our advent calendar. Click here to enter As Mizuno’s most iconic running shoe to date, the Wave Rider (RRP £100) returns lighter, faster and ...

  • Six reasons why running is good for you! via @po_st

    Six reasons why running is good for you

    sportsister.com 22 Nov '12, 11am

    With the change of season, the lingering darkness, cold and occasional rain, it may seem unlikely you would be keen to get outside and keep running. Remember the old adage: There is no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothing and a bad attitude? So suit up and get out there, and i...

  • Want to contribute your thoughts and experiences for a new book - Kicking sexism out of sport? via @po_st #womeninsport

    Kicking sexism out of sport

    sportsister.com 19 Nov '12, 5pm

    The Olympic afterglow is fading and Team GB’s women’s success stories are slipping from front pages. Can the London Games be the catalyst for a better deal for sportswomen? Is the mindset of the media and the nation ready for change? Author Judith Cameron asks what will be the legacy ...

  • Great news - England women take silver in the World Squash championships via @po_st #squash @englandsr

    Squash: Silver for England in World Team Championship

    sportsister.com 19 Nov '12, 4pm

    England’s women narrowly missed out on a gold medal following a thrilling match against Egypt in the WSF World Team Championship final. Second seeds Egypt fought back from a game down to upset England, the pre-tournament favourites and take the title after three enthralling matches. T...

  • 2 more days to win European Outdoor Film Tour tickets for @eoft @mammut @stgeorgbris #Bristol 27Nov via @Sportsister

    Win European Outdoor Film Tour tickets plus extra goodies

    sportsister.com 17 Nov '12, 3pm

    The team behind Europe’s biggest film event – the European Outdoor Film Tour – is this autumn bringing its hand-picked selection of the world’s best adventure sports films to audiences across the UK. Click here to enter The annual programme has, for the past decade, played to packed-o...

  • Can 30 minutes really be enough to do the ultimate functional core workout? @Sportsister review our latest class CXWORX

    tests: CXWORX

    sportsister.com 12 Nov '12, 11am

    Can 30 minutes really be enough to do the ultimate functional core workout? Louise Hudson tried the new CXWORX class to find out. So what’s it all about? It’s not all about wanting abs that look like Jessica Ennis’, honestly! Having a strong core goes way beyond the aesthetics, it act...

  • Brilliant news for women's sport announced today - £50,000 of kit and funding via new awards for #womeninsport

    Awards: £50,000 in kit and money available to fund women's sport |

    sportsister.com 30 Oct '12, 6pm

    Stylist magazine has announced its first Fair Game Awards – a joint partnership with adidas that will see £50,000 worth of kit and funding be awarded to women in sport. There are two Fair Game Award categories: the Readers’ Team Awards which aim to provide kit and equipment to amateur...

  • Triathlon: Leanda Cave wins World Ironman title

    sportsister.com 14 Oct '12, 4pm

    Leanda Cave has retained the World Ironman title for Great Britain (last year won by Chrissie Wellngton) in difficult conditions in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. After finishing the 2011 event in third place and having won the World 70.3 championships in Las Vegas this year, Cave was hotly tip...

  • Tennis: Heather Watson wins the Japan Open

    sportsister.com 14 Oct '12, 10am

    Heather Watson has won the WTA Japan Open and become the first British woman to win a WTA singles title since 1988. This win also see’s her overtake Laura Robson to become the British number one. It was a hard fought match against Chang Kai-chen (Chinese Taipei) with Watson breaking f...

  • Great news: Women’s boxing has been added to the Commonwealth games via @po_st @Nicolaadams2012 @w ...

    Commonwealth Games: Women’s boxing added to Glasgow Games programme |

    sportsister.com 03 Oct '12, 9am

    Women’s boxing is to make its Commonwealth Games debut at the 2014 Glasgow Games thanks to a decision made at the Commonwealth Games Federation’s General Assembly. L-R Savannah Marshall, Nicola Adams and Natasha Jonas The sport made a huge impact at the London 2012 Olympic Games where...

  • Three fantastic golds for the @ParalympicsGB women, it's been quite a day. Here's our highlights:

    Paralympics: a look back at the highlights of September 4

    sportsister.com 04 Sep '12, 9pm

    Another packed day of medal-winning performances for the Great Britain team saw four gold medals, Danielle Brown in the Archery, Sophie Christiansen in Equestrian, Heather Frederiksen in swimming and David Weir on the track. Archery It was a fantastic one-two for paralympics GB today ...

  • #judo Sportsister » judo : London 2012 legacy continues with #GirlsTimeToMakeItHappen: Women have excelled in th...

    London 2012 legacy continues with #GirlsTimeToMakeItHappen

    sportsister.com 16 Aug '12, 1pm

    Women have excelled in the London 2012 Olympic Games and Us Girls are not only celebrating their achievements but are hoping to build on their legacy and provide more young women aged between 14 and 25 years with the opportunity to participate in sport and follow their own dreams. Us ...

  • Start planning tomorrow's Olympic viewing now! Here's what @teamGB 's women will be up to tomorrow

    London 2012: What to watch – Monday July 30

    sportsister.com 29 Jul '12, 8pm

    « London 2012: A look back at the GB highlights from July 29 Hockey: Dream start for GB with 4-0 win » London 2012: What to watch – Monday July 30 By Louise Hudson | Published: 29.07.12 Sportsister’s guide to what to watch and who to look out for on another busy day of competition for...

  • Don't miss our interview with adventurer @squashfalconer & she shares her top tips for planing your own challenge

    meets Squash Falconer

    sportsister.com 05 Jul '12, 7am

    Adventurer and mountaineer, Squash Falconer is officially the world’s highest ever bum boarder! In 2008, she climbed Cho Oyu, which is just 600m lower than Mount Everest and bum boarded down. This quirky achievement demonstrates her special gift for designing unique adventures. In 200...

  • Sportsister magazine celebrates its first abc certification | Sportsister: Athletics Weekly Limited, publishers

    magazine celebrates its first abc certification

    sportsister.com 28 May '12, 3pm

    Athletics Weekly Limited, publishers of Sportsister magazine, is pleased to announce that the female sports, health and fitness title has received certification from the Audit Bureau of Circulations (abc). Following an audit report for the period January to March 2012, Sportsister has...