Tag: Life and style

From surfing to tennis, sportswomen still face sexualised media coverage

Stories that objectify female sports stars often run under the guise of female empowerment. But branding some sports as sexy means womens talent is overlooked Last week a story about surfer Sophie Hellyer challenging the sexist nature of her sport was published across several newspapers. The headlines read that Hellyer was fed up with the […]

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John McEnroe: Mum only came to my tennis matches if she thought I was going to lose

The tennis player talks about how his parents made him raise his game, sibling rivalry and being a father I was actually a very shy kid growing up. And I was also polite. Wouldnt have guessed that, would you? Im the eldest of three boys. Mark is three-and-a-half-years younger and Patrick is seven years younger. […]

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