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Telegraph imageDame Kelly Holmes: Why I want to compete on a world class level again

EXCLUSIVE Dame Kelly Holmes is risking her depression to return to world class competition next year, more than a decade after winning double Olympic Gold in Athens and after the pressure to win led her nearly to commit suicide. She tells Kathryn Dobinson why she’s ready

Telegraph imageTina Daheley: How I cracked into the macho world of football reporting

EXCLUSIVE Radio 1 breakfast’s news and sport presenter says she’s had to work twice as hard as men to prove she’s ‘no delicate flower’ in the world of football reporting. Kathryn Dobinson meets her ahead of the World Cup

Telegraph imageDame Tanni-Grey Thompson: ‘I’m still the young girl in the wheelchair that people pat on the head’

Baroness Grey-Thompson, the 11-time Paralympic Gold medalist, reveals how she deals with discrimination as a peer in the House of Lords

Telegraph imageWimbledon 2013: Why do women tennis players grunt?

Are Maria Sharapova-style shrieks gratuitous or crucial to the game? Kathryn Dobinson talks to top tennis coaches to find out

Telegraph imageAndy Murray announces female coach, Twitter is sick on itself

People of Twitter are incensed – incensed! That Andy Murray has appointed a female coach, Amelie Mauresmo. Kate Dobinson takes a wry look at how the story unfolded on t’internet

Telegraph image Woman’s Boat Race: Why sponsors have finally stopped treating female rowers as the ‘underclass’

Ahead of the women’s boat race – the last time it will be held in Henley before uprooting to the tideway next year (alongside the men’s, and all thanks to a new sponsor! – Kathryn Dobinson asks why women’s rowing has been considered the inferior sport. Until now

Telegraph image Blue Peter’s Helen Skelton: ‘It’s not weird I’m getting into football’

Helen Skelton, the world-record breaking Blue Peter presenter, talks to Kathryn Dobinson on her last day at the iconic children’s show, about breaking free of her squeaky-clean image, how her passion for football led to a new role at BT sport and why equal coverage of the women’s game is not realistic.

hipandhealthyheader2Row to run: Why rowing will make you a better runner

The more I row, the better I run. I never thought that I could run any faster than I did already. Eight minute miles? I could crack those out like a happy tortoise. Now I regularly ergo and mimic rowing drills with explosive boot camping sessions, and I am blasting PBs. Here’s how you can do the same…

Guardian image  Melody Clark: ‘My ambition was always to be a scientist, not a civil servant’

The British Antarctic Survey Leader on STEM skills and science funding, killer seals and saving the world

Guardian image Prince Harry’s record-breaking Antarctic heroes

It’s mind over matter for the UK Walking With The Wounded team, training for the race to the South Pole with Prince Harry in November

Telegraph imageHow amputee Kate Philp is preparing to race to the South Pole – with Prince Harry

Amputee Kate Philp is the only British female member of the Walking With The Wounded team racing to the South Pole with Prince Harry in November. She tells Kathryn how she’s preparing for the sub-zero challenge, what Prince Harry is really like and shares her love of Dolly Parton

Telegraph imageOlympic gold medalist Anna Watkins: ‘My female insecurities cost me gold in Beijing’

Olympic gold medalist and mum-to-be tells Kathryn Dobinson how the new Women’s Sport Trust can boost participation in women’s sport, how female insecurities meant she ended up with a bronze medal in Beijing and why having a baby is not necessarily a reason not to go to Rio…

Telegraph imageBreaking the grass ceiling: Meet the women investing in a pair of golf balls

Golf has long been a man’s game. Kathryn Dobinson speaks to professional women who are utilising the golden snitches of business – golf balls – to tangible effect by joining a ‘golf for girls’ networking scheme

Guardian imageDreaming of Gold: Can you become an Olympic Rower in four years?

Helen Glover did it – but can an average woman really join a rowing club one day and walk out an Olympic champion four years later? Kathryn Dobinson is on a journey to find out.

 

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