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Revealed: The top 20 most influential women in British sport

Revealed: The top 20 most influential women in   British sport | Sport, Education & the Media. | Scoop.it
Sport 19 Jun 2017 Revealed: The top 20 most influential women in British sport Sport latest 20 Jun 2017, 10:30pm England are emerging with 'strength of character' when up against the wall, says U21s' Alfie Mawson 20 Jun 2017, 10:30pm Arsenal open Aaron Ramsey contract extension talks to avoid more...
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'I jiggle therefore I am': Viral UK sports campaign for women comes to Australia

'I jiggle therefore I am': Viral UK sports campaign for women comes to Australia | Sport, Education & the Media. | Scoop.it
Are you an Australian woman who is a bit nervous about hitting the gym or playing a sport? You're not alone, and a new campaign encouraging people to be more active is aimed directly at you.
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Forget dancing horses, surfing and BMX – the Olympic Games need eSports

Forget dancing horses, surfing and BMX – the Olympic Games need eSports | Sport, Education & the Media. | Scoop.it
eSports can be the spark for the International Olympic Committee to update the Olympic Games and reach a larger, more diverse audience
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'They said girls don't ride bikes': Iranian women defy the cycling fatwa

'They said girls don't ride bikes': Iranian women defy the cycling fatwa | Sport, Education & the Media. | Scoop.it
Religious leaders in Iran consider women on bicycles a threat to morality. But as traffic chokes the capital, Tehran, a counter-movement is growing
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Retired NFL player to be among the first to try a new ALS drug

Retired NFL player to be among the first to try a new ALS drug | Sport, Education & the Media. | Scoop.it
Former NFL star William White is getting ready to start taking edaravone, a potentially groundbreaking drug that could slow the progression of ALS in people with the disease.
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Amazon outbids Sky to win exclusive ATP tour tennis rights

Amazon outbids Sky to win exclusive ATP tour tennis rights | Sport, Education & the Media. | Scoop.it
Amazon Prime streaming service will now show nearly all elite men’s tennis events except the four grand slams
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‘We are treated like sporting slaves’: Ethiopian lifts lid on trade in athletes

‘We are treated like sporting slaves’: Ethiopian lifts lid on trade in athletes | Sport, Education & the Media. | Scoop.it
Lily Abdullayeva, who says she had prize money stolen and was tricked into taking drugs after moving to Azerbaijan, reveals the dark side of athletics where African runners are bought by Arab and Middle Eastern nations and exploited
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Abandoned Athens Olympic 2004 venues, 10 years on – in pictures

Abandoned Athens Olympic 2004 venues, 10 years on – in pictures | Sport, Education & the Media. | Scoop.it
A decade after Greece hosted the world’s greatest sporting extravaganza, many of its once-gleaming Olympic venues now lie abandoned
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Is Playing Soccer on Shabbat a Crime? Israel Redefines the Term 'Political Football'

Is Playing Soccer on Shabbat a Crime? Israel Redefines the Term 'Political Football' | Sport, Education & the Media. | Scoop.it
Israel's attorney general saves the day at the 90th minute as Saturday soccer matches were almost outlawed.
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'It means everything': Tiwi Islanders come together for football

'It means everything': Tiwi Islanders come together for football | Sport, Education & the Media. | Scoop.it
If football is a religion on the Tiwi Islands, the grand final is the holiest of days. The islands have produced football deities, but the passion begins at a young age and engulfs the whole community
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Virtual reality gaming a hit in gym class for 'problem' children - Daily Genius

Virtual reality gaming a hit in gym class for 'problem' children - Daily Genius | Sport, Education & the Media. | Scoop.it
Kids with behavioral problems may do better in school when they get to play virtual-reality games on stationary bikes instead of participating in traditional gym class activities, a small study suggests. At a school for kids with behavior disorders, researchers offered 103 students seven weeks of so-called “cybercycling” during either the fall or spring semester. …
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Hope and expectations: Why we need to love women's footy but be realistic

Hope and expectations: Why we need to love women's footy but be realistic | Sport, Education & the Media. | Scoop.it
The first round of the AFLW is genuinely ground-breaking and young girls who dream of playing football now know it can become reality. But it's important for people to rein in their expectations in its debut season.
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Women’s Australian Football Competition Bursts onto National Stage at Last · Global Voices

Women’s Australian Football Competition Bursts onto National Stage at Last · Global Voices | Sport, Education & the Media. | Scoop.it
The historic opening weekend of the Women's Australian Football League competition grips the nation.
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Legacy, what legacy? Five years on the London Olympic park battle still rages

Legacy, what legacy? Five years on the London Olympic park battle still rages | Sport, Education & the Media. | Scoop.it
Family-friendly utopia or part-privatised nightmare? Revitalised wasteland or monument to social cleansing? The story didn’t end once the Games were over
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Giant Drone Racing May Be Next Big Spectator Sport - iQ by Intel

Giant Drone Racing May Be Next Big Spectator Sport - iQ by Intel | Sport, Education & the Media. | Scoop.it
Giane drone racers are evolving the sport using bigger, more powerful drones that could have implications for the future of commercial drone use.
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If you're over 40, you should watch how much you exercise

If you're over 40, you should watch how much you exercise | Sport, Education & the Media. | Scoop.it
The sudden death of Australian Ironman Dean Mercer at age 47 has left many people asking: How could a fit, healthy, athlete suffer a sudden cardiac arrest?
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Exercise for children: Why physical fitness benefits the brain

Exercise for children: Why physical fitness benefits the brain | Sport, Education & the Media. | Scoop.it
Don't let scheduling problems - or school policies - deny kids the right to be active. Exercise for children may stimulate brain growth, boost attention, and help kids learn.
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Revealed: the biggest threat to the future of the Olympic Games | Andy Bull

Revealed: the biggest threat to the future of the Olympic Games | Andy Bull | Sport, Education & the Media. | Scoop.it
Drugs scandals and Rio’s haphazard preparations have dominated the headlines but the most worrying sign for Thomas Bach and co has barely been reported – does anyone really want to host the Games any more?
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Serena Williams accuses Ilie Nastase of racially abusing her and unborn child

Serena Williams accuses Ilie Nastase of racially abusing her and unborn child | Sport, Education & the Media. | Scoop.it
US tennis great responds to controversial Romanian’s ‘chocolate with milk’ comment at Fed Cup tennis meeting in Romania
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Fleece of the Century

Fleece of the Century | Sport, Education & the Media. | Scoop.it
In a city of illusion and circuses, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor pulled off a boxing spectacle in Las Vegas fit for the times.
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Dancing can reverse the signs of aging in the brain

Dancing can reverse the signs of aging in the brain | Sport, Education & the Media. | Scoop.it
As we grow older we suffer a decline in mental and physical fitness, which can be made worse by conditions like Alzheimer's disease. A new study, published in the open-access journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, show
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Combatting Childhood Obesity

Combatting Childhood Obesity | Sport, Education & the Media. | Scoop.it
Recent scientific studies are beginning to show progress against the childhood obesity epidemic, but the numbers of young people affected by obesity remain at high levels. Learn what you can do to combat childhood obesity.
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Former Australian Open junior champion Oliver Anderson suspended

Former Australian Open junior champion Oliver Anderson suspended | Sport, Education & the Media. | Scoop.it
Nine players and officials were sanctioned by the Tennis Integrity Unit in 2016, the most in a single year since the body was created in 2008.
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Bolt uses Nitro Athletics to show why he will be missed

Bolt uses Nitro Athletics to show why he will be missed | Sport, Education & the Media. | Scoop.it
Talking 'smack' to a 16-year-old schoolgirl may hardly seem fair, but his antics and charisma at the Nitro Athletics series meet in Melbourne shows Usain Bolt will be missed when he retires.
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NRL won't push for women's league on the back of AFLW momentum

NRL won't push for women's league on the back of AFLW momentum | Sport, Education & the Media. | Scoop.it
NRL chief executive Todd Greenberg says the code will not be quick to follow in the footsteps of the AFL and launch a national women's competition.
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