Posts for Sport

Formula 1: there can be no equality in sport while women’s bodies are used for promotions

Anna Tippett, University of Hertfordshire The Dutch politician Roy van Aalst has spoken out against the removal of grid girls from Formula 1 motor racing, arguing that it is a way of patronising women. He boasted that the right-wing nationalist political party to which he belongs, Party for Freedom (PVV), […]

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Women’s World Cup: why career options need to improve for these sporting superstars

Jackie Day-Garner, University of Central Lancashire As the Women’s World Cup gets underway, football fans around the world are looking forward to getting the chance to see the likes of Danielle van de Donk (Arsenal and Holland), Megan Rapinoe (Reign FC and USA ) and Lina Magull (Bayern Munich and […]

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Premier League: how England’s clubs swept to European football dominance

Simon Chadwick, University of Salford Imagine the archetypal Hollywood blockbuster, where heroes battle adversity and come out on top. This is the kind of movie laden with star names and big brand product placements. Like an addition to the Star Wars franchise, it stirs emotions while turning over massive business […]

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