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How to get little ones playing golf

Over the last few years, it’s become more and more common for young children to stay inside and play video games. Children have stopped wanting to play sports with their friends, but instead, want to sit in their rooms and play with them digitally. Does this sound familiar?

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Mary Youlden

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swimming, Olympic sport, Team GB Women

Team GB women make pool history

Britain's women broke a 94-year drought by taking the European 4x100m freestyle relay title for the first time since the inaugural competition in 1927.

The quartet of Lucy Hope, Anna Hopkin, Abbie Wood and Freya Anderson held off the challenge of a strong Dutch team to win in a British record of three minutes 34.17 seconds.

"To win my first senior medal and set a new record...

Rachael Blackmore: How the Irish rider transformed perceptions of women in horse racing

It’s a fair assumption that most people in the UK hadn’t heard of Rachael Blackmore a year ago. Horse racing is a popular sport, for sure, but it operates within its own bubble for much of the year, only springing into the mainstream consciousness for blue riband events like the Grand National and Royal Ascot.

Today, however, Blackmore should be a household name for many – Grand...

7 female athletes we love

Seven iconic UK women in sport we love

About 200 years ago, only men were allowed to enjoy sports because women were deemed too prim and proper to engage in such activities. It is not until the advent of the 20th century that empowered women began to prove to the world that they, too, can prevail in the world of sports. Throughout history, emboldened female athletes have made their names known. Most of them aim to inspire young girls...

Choosing sustainable materials for sportswear

When it comes to training, your clothes aren’t going to do the work for you, but they nonetheless have a big impact on performance. If the fit isn’t right or the materials don’t feel comfortable, you are probably not going to be in the best state of mind – which inevitably will be felt on how you are performing that day.

Sportswear should allow you to move freely and not hinder your...

Taking care of your skin when practising sports

Your muscles are not the only thing that work hard when you train. Exercising can take its toll on your skin and it’s important to take particular care if you workout regularly. Without proper care, athletes could see an increase in dehydration, breakouts or redness. In this post, we’ll cover some of the things you can do to keep your skin healthy when training.

Clean Your Skin After...

Olympic Sport, Weightlifting

Muskett first Brit to grab gold in European Championships for 26 years

Emily Muskett became a European champion in the 71kg division, the first British woman to win a weightlifting gold for more than quarter of a century.

The former World bronze medalist lifted 98kg in the snatch stage before achieving 129kg in the clean-and-jerk.

Myrte Augee was the last British weightlifter to win a European title when she claimed the 83kg gold in 1995....

golf, women's golf

Tavatanakit wins ANA Inspiration

Thailand's Paphangkorn Tavatanakit was the winner of the 50th edition of the ANA Inspiration, the first women's Major of the year.

Lydia Ko was her nearest challenger, finishing two shots behind on 16 under par following an astonishing final round 62.

Shanshan Feng was in a group tied for third place on 11 under alongside Nanna Madsen, Nelly Korda and Kim Sei-Young....

golf, women's golf

Hall, Hull and Law well placed at ANA Inspiration

The English trio of Georgia Hall, Charley Hull and Bronte Law all hit first-round 69s to sit three shots off the lead at the opening women's Major of the year, the ANA Inspiration at Mission Hills.

Thailand's Patty Tavatanakit is the outright leader on six under, one shot ahead of Ireland's Leona Maguire and Shanshan Feng of China.

Michelle Wie, playing in her first major...

women's sport, Olympics

Tokyo Olympics chief resigns in sexism row

Yoshiro Mori has stood down from his role as head of the Tokyo Olympics organising committee following criticism of his comments about women.

The row began after attempts to increase female representation on the committee, from five out of 24 to a minimum of 40 percent.

Mori, 83, said: "If we increase the number of female board members, we have to make sure their speaking...

Fashionable outfits in sports

The world of sports is closely related to the fashion industry. How? Through clothing.

You would not believe how huge the sports clothing industry is. Top brands, such as Adidas, Reebok, Columbia, Nike, Puma and many others, spend millions of dollars a year in designing the best outfits for every different sport. The curious thing is they not only design these clothes considering how...