Conversations from the world of women’s sports

A Sport in Focus: Lacrosse

Lacrosse is our featured Sport in Focus with US Team members Danielle Etrasco @DanielleEtrasco and goalie Devon Wills @devon3wills who each also have coaching roles at Westpoint's Army team and University of Southern California @USC  respectively. You can find out more about the US team here and follow them on Twitter @USLacrosse. Visit us online at www.wisp.media and follow us on Twitter @WiSPodcast.

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WiSP Magazine Show EP 37

Sarah Juggins @sjuggs15 co-hosts our UK edition with newly crowned US Open Wheelchair Singles Champion Jordanne Whiley @jordannejoyce92; Assistant Coach to Great Britain's Hockey team Karen Brown, plus Olympian & former European Champion now Swimming Coach Melanie Marshal@massivemel has our Coaching Tip this week in partnership with the Female Coaching Network @femalecn.  Visit us online at www.wisp.media, post your comments on our Facebook page at Women in Sport Media and follow us on Twitter @WiSPodcast.

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Athlete Profile: Rachel Choong

Para-Badminton Champion Rachel Choong recently became the first British player to win all three titles at a World Championship when she claimed the Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles titles in Stoke Manderville. She now has her sights set on the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics when the sport is set to make its debut. Follow Rachel on Twitter @Rach_Choong. Visit us online at www.wisp.media, post your comments on our Facebook page at Women in Sport Media and follow us on Twitter @WiSPodcast.

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WiSP Magazine Show EP 36

Ocean Sailor Sara Hastreiter @SaraSailingUSA co-hosts this week with sailing news, updates on Team SCA @Team_SCA and a special guest in legendary sailor Dawn Riley @DawnRiley from Oakcliff Sailing to talk about legacies and opportunities for women in sailing  We also discuss Solheim Cup golf, US Open Tennis and Skiing. NZ actress and film-maker Jessica Grace Smith @JessGraceSmith discusses her new film: Everybody Else is Taken about trying to fit in to play sports as a young girl.  Our Coaching Tip this week on leadership skills comes in partnership with the Female Coaching Network @FemaleCN comes from Erica Quam @coachquam.  Visit us at www.wisp.media, post your comments on our Facebook Page at Women in Sport Media and follow us on Twitter @WiSPodcast.

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Soccer Center: Indi Cowie

Harriet Eastham @harrieteastham has the latest news and shares her views on the big stories around the world of soccer, plus an interview with record breaking US Soccer Freestyler Indi Cowie @indicowie. Visit us at www.wisp.media, post your comments on our Facebook Page at WiSP Media and follow us on Twitter @WiSPodcast.

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Cricket Special: Clare Connor

England Women's Cricket Manager Clare Connor @ConnorCricket reflects on the Ashes Series in England this summer; the team's performances against the winning Australian team, what this means to the England team, what their focus needs to be going forwards and, importantly, the success and impact of the tour for women's cricket. Visit us online at www.wisp.media, post your comments on our Facebook Page here and follow us on Twitter @WiSPodcast.

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WiSP Magazine Show EP 35

Beth Davis @bethdavis10 co-hosts this week from Melbourne with an all-star cast plus news of Aussie women around the world. Southern Stars @SouthernStars fast-medium pace bowler Holly Ferling @holly_ferling reflects on the Australian tour of England and reclaiming the Ashes. We have an extract from an exclusive interview with England Women's Cricket Manager Clare Connor @ConnorCricket (listen to the full interview on our Cricket Special). AFL player Steph Chiocci @steph_chiocci previews the upcoming Victorian Women's Football League  (VWFL) Grand Final @womensfooty this weekend. And our Coaching Tip, in partnership with the Female Coaching Network @FemaleFCN, comes from Australian Rowing Coach Annabelle Eaton @annabelleeaton1.  Visit us online at www.wisp.media, post your comments on our Facebook Page here and follow us on Twitter @WiSPodcast.

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Our Athlete Profile this week is Great Britain's Bianca Walkden who recently won the Taekwondo World Championships to add to her multiple wins in the British International, French and Swiss Open Championships and her the 2014 European Games Gold Medal. She now has her sights firmly set on becoming an Olympian in the 2016 Rio Games.  Visit Bianca at www.biancawalkden.com, follow her on Twitter @biancaW_TKD. Visit us online at www.wisp.media and follow us on Facebook at WiSP Media and on Twitter @WiSPodcast.

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WiSP Magazine Show EP 34

This week's Canadian edition is co-hosted by Ironwoman Champion Sara Gross @saragross who has exclusive interviews with 800m World Championship Silver Medalist and new Canadian record holder Melissa Bishop @bishopmelissa plus multi medalist wheelchair racer and politician Michelle Stilwell @stilwell2013 who won gold at the 2015 ParaPan Games in 100mT52 to add to her gold medals from Sydney, Beijing and London Paralympics.  Sara also has a coaching tip for athletes as well as lots of news of Canadian women in sport from around the world. Visit us online at www.wisp.media, post your comments on our Facebook Page and follow us on Twitter @WiSPodcast.

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Sport in Focus: Handball

In our Sport in Focus this week we take a closer look at Handball with Reita Clanton who was a member of the US Team that finished fourth in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games, and Sarah Gascon, Captain of the US Team @USATH. Both Reita and Sarah are based at Auburn University in Alabama, which is the Olympic Training Center for US Handball.  Visit us online at www.wisp.media, post your comments and questions on our Facebook Page and follow us on Twitter @WiSPodcast.

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Soccer Center

Harriet Eastham @harrieteastham has a round up of the news and an exclusive interview with Indian goalie Aditi Chauhan @aditi03chauhan who has made history by playing for an English club. Visit us online at www.wisp.media. Post your comments on our Facebook page here and follow us on Twitter @WiSPodcast.

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