Dedicated to promoting women’s sport. Showcasing inspiring stories, all the results, action and developments from around the world.
A Japanese trio poised to take their home Olympics at Tokyo 2020 by storm; the fearless Tori Borie - striving to become the world’s fastest woman; swimming sees double in the form of Australian sisters Cate and Bronte Campbell; PV Sindhu - India’s first-ever female Olympic silver medalist; and Manchester United’s women’s team is in it to win it. This is Sportswoman.
This edition of Sportswoman goes out fighting with MMA star Angela Lee then around the world with offshore sailing legend, Dee Caffari. We chart the rise of women’s Olympic participation, and take a look back at some of the amazing women who paved the way for today's heroes.
An inspirational story ... and a cautionary tale, Michelle Wie grows up in golf. The big air boarder Anna Gasser on her gravity defying path to Olympic gold, and track and field star Allyson Felix on her record breaking Olympic and world championship medal haul. Plus, why the Dutch are so good at field hockey. And Nadia Nadim, the secret footballer.
Ariya and Moriya Jutanugarn are Thailand’s sisters of swing. Garbiñe Muguruza has the talent to rule women’s tennis but is she consistent enough? Jade Jones strives to be the first triple Olympic champion in taekwondo while Sarah Hendrickson’s injury riddled career has been to the benefit of her whole sport.
English footballer Lucy Bronze is pure gold and American winter athlete Chloe Kim knows how to win gold. A look at the often maligned sport of synchronised swimming. And in track and field, a profile on arguably the most influential sportswoman of the last 50 years and the long line of Jamaican sprinters.
On Sportswoman British woman Georgia Hall wins the British Open, and Valerie Adams is grace under pressure. We deep dive into what makes Katie Ledecky great, and trace the rising star that is Nafissatou Thiam.
Simone Biles has set a new benchmark for gymnastic excellence and basketballer Becky Hammon continues to set trends in coaching after a glittering playing career. Nicola Adams is breaking new ground in boxing and there’s a great rivalry brewing in the pole vault. But the Radwanska sisters of tennis put blood before competition.
This edition of Sportswoman we trace the rise and fall and rise again of Angelique Kerber. Discovery the rarefied world of dressage with Charlotte Dujardin, hit the beach with April Ross and find out what makes a championship team, with Olympique Lyonnais. Finally, Sportswoman meets the remarkable trio of sisters making mogul skiing a family affair.
This edition of Sportswoman we catch a wave with world champion surfer Stephanie Gilmore, hit the velodrome with Olympic champion Laura Kenny, and go the distance with long jumper Ivana Španović.
This edition of Sportswoman we trace the triumphant rise to Grand Slam winner of Simona Halep, and get into snow business with World Champion Mikaela Shiffrin. Rhiannan Iffland takes us Cliff Diving, and we take a look at the evolution of women’s football.