August 25th, 2016
Episode 670 of 723 episodes
From embarrassment in school PE classes, to lack of media coverage for women's sporting events, to the massive success of female athletes on Team GB in the Rio Olympics. Lauren Laverne discusses women in sport with: Maggie Alphonsi, World Cup-winning rugby player and sports commentator and pundit Cherrelle Brown, champion boxer and personal trainer Anna Kessel, sports writer and author of East Sweat Play Jean Williams, Professor of the History and Culture of Sport at DeMontfort University Producer: Luke Mulhall The broadcast edition of this programme will be available on iPlayer soon after transmission. A longer version will be available as a podcast.