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Empowering Women Through Sports: Padel and More

In a world where women are breaking barriers and shattering stereotypes, the realm of sports remains a powerful platform for empowerment, self-discovery, and overall well-being. Beyond the conventional ideals, modern sports have become a playground where women can challenge themselves...

Mary Youlden

Mary Youlden



The latest news from the UK and around the world in golf, boxing, athletics, racing, Olympic sports and more

Winchester Athletes

Commonwealth opportunity for Winchester athletes

Three Winchester & District Athletics Club (WADAC) star athletes have been selected for the Commonwealth Youth Games in Trinidad later in the summer.

Annie Mann (17) competes in the 1,500m, Alex Beck(16) in the 400m and Arabella Wilson (16) in the 400m hurdles. The fabulous three use the University of Winchester's Sports Stadium in Bar End as their training base and two of the...


Daughter of Chelsea legend wins martial arts debut

Sport clearly runs in the family when it comes to Team Zola.

Chelsea and Italy legend Gianfranco Zola was one of the great players of the Premier League era, a midfielder blessed with extraordinary natural talent and creativity.

Passing on those sporting genes, Gianfranco’s daughter Martina Zola is now making her mark in a very different world to that of pro football....

Women and Online Gambling - a Myth or Not?

There are several myths about women gamblers doing the rounds. Some believe that women don’t gamble at all while others believe they are more susceptible to gambling. With this in mind, let’s take a deep dive into women gambling myths and see if there is any truth to it.

Women Gamble Less than Men

This myth is from a long gone era when only the privileged few gambled in casinos and...


Keep your running feet on the ground in 2023

If you're preparing for a Marathon this summer, you'll no doubt have all the emotions "running" through your mind right now. And, it's not just the thought of the race itself, but the post-race recovery that might be preying on your mind too!

After the hours of training - building up mileage slowly over the weeks – your body will have become accustomed to the physical effects of...

Padel deal with Wilson

Wilson and Playtomic close an agreement to grow padel globally

Wilson, the leading racket sports brand, and Playtomic, the leading padel court booking platform, have signed an agreement with the main objective of expanding padel globally and adding value to the padel community. In particular, the agreement seeks to promote padel in emerging countries that are starting to practice this demanded sport.

This agreement meets the needs of clubs...


‘Awesome’ Caitlyn Jenner was key in me landing American drive

Indy NXT rookie Jamie Chadwick admits Caitlyn Jenner was pivotal in taking her career Stateside after she made her racing debut in America.

The three-time W Series champion lined up for Jenner Racing last year in a move that not only helped continue her dominance of the all-female competition but put her name in lights across the Atlantic.

The extra exposure paid off with a...

Kat Matthews

Army champion on the road back from injury

The sensational story of Devon's champion triathlete Kat Matthews experienced the full range of emotions in a turbulent 2022.

After a horrendous accident while training in Texas, the 31 year-old Army Captain had still done enough in the early part of the year, winning Ironman events in Lanzarote and Swansea and finishing second in the postponed 2021 Ironman World Championships, to be...

Ruth Goldman with students

Top honours for local judo girl

Ruth Goldman from Exmouth in Devon has been awarded one of the most prestigious awards in judo, the coveted Red and White belt. Only a handful of women in the UK have attained this rank, Black Belt 6th Dan.

The award was presented at a celebration event marking Ruth's fifty years on the judo mat. As a pupil of the Community College she was ranked fourth in Great Britain and competed...


Powerlifting inspiration heading to New Zealand

Kelly Clark, 57, from Rotherham, will be representing England in the Commonwealth Powerlifting Championships in New Zealand, just eight years after she started powerlifting to improve her arthritis.

Kelly was selected for the British team to compete in the World Powerlifting Championships in 2019, where she came 4th, and earned both bronze and silver medals with Team GB at the World...


Texas glory awaits Charley Hull

It is going to be a big night in Texas for English golfer Charley Hull, who is tied for the lead with China’s Lin Xiyu ahead of the final round of the Ascendant LPGA tournament.

Hull stuttered with a double bogey on the 10th but still had enough in the locker to card a level-par round and sits on 11 under alongside Xiyu but there are a number of players within three shots of the lead...