Tag : sexism in sport

Losing innocence: David Moyes and the Pandora’s Box of sexism

2 years ago / 0 comments

You’ve likely seen the video by now. You don’t need me to tell you how it goes. David Moyes’ words to the BBC’s Vicki Sparks have been endlessly debated since the footage entered the public domain on Monday. “Just getting a wee bit naughty there at the end, so just … Read More

Alive and Kicking: the continuing sexism in football

2 years ago / 0 comments

2016 has not been the best year for sport.  From doping to corruption allegations, negative headlines have often overshadowed the impressive feats achieved at this year’s big sporting events. In addition, this year an old age issue within sport, especially football, has once again reared its ugly head.  In the … Read More

Comment | Slobs, Snobs and Bigoted Banter

5 years ago / 0 comments

In principle, the idea of Varsity seems like a fantastic event; collaboration on such a scale with our neighbours down the hill is a rare occurrence and it’s a great opportunity for student sports clubs and athletes to showcase their talent and make less sporty students proud. In fact it … Read More

Sportswomen in a league of their own

6 years ago / 0 comments

    Earlier this week U.S. downhill skier Lindsey Vonn was denied the chance to race against men in Lake Louise on November 24. Vonn has consistently clocked times on the slope that would allow her to qualify for the men’s category but the FIS (Federation International de Ski) has … Read More