picture R Martindale
Sport has been in the news a lot this week – for all the wrong reasons. It’s time to look at the positive.
It’s Women in Sport Week and, in the light of Sepp Blatter’s resignation announcement, I was rather amused to hear some of his more cringeworthy comments. Notably the eye rolling one about increasing the popularity of women’s football by making them wear tighter shorts and low cut tops.
Time to celebrate the postives of women’s sport, I think. Taking part in sport can promote health, wellbeing, teamwork, camaraderie and confidence among girls that can last a lifetime. Something which is much needed if today’s published research on the massive increase in people being treated for eating disorders is to be believed.
School sport has moved on from circuit training in a smelly gym on ancient equipment. Truly there is something to suit everyone on offer…
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