On our weekly news show with Chris Stafford and Nancy Gillen we have the top stories from around the world of women’s sport. Chris Voelz, Executive Director of the Collegiate Women’s Sports Awards, joins us to explain the work of the CWSA which honors student athletes across collegiate sports. And we also welcome them as an Affiliate Partner and make a special announcement.

This week’s news:

Tinkler says gymnastics retirement was after formal complaint and not due to injury

Becky and Ellie Downie claim abusive behaviour has been "normalised" in gymnastics

Biles discusses Nassar abuse and reveals she was "broken" after Tokyo 2020 postponement

CAS dismiss appeal from former Afghan football chief against life ban for sexual abuse

Varnish fails in employment tribunal appeal against British Cycling

Solheim Cup to remain in 2021 despite clash with Ryder Cup

Women's British Open to be played without spectators in August

IBSA Blind Football Women’s World Championships postponed to 2021

Olympic Federation of Ireland launch online gender equality series

Archery World Cup Cancelled

Nicole Drought Wins on Britcar Debut

The 25 year old Irish driver made a stunning Britcar Endurance Championship debut at the high speed Croft Circuit in Yorkshire on July 11-12, 2020.

 

Podcast length: 45 mins

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