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27 May

#TAKE5 @JohnsonThompson Teaches us to #hurdle

GB Heptathlon Katarina Johnson Thompson

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Katarina Johnson Thompson

Here up and coming Team GB Heptathlon superstar, Katarina Johnson Thompson gives an amazing insight into the 100m Hurdles.

Katarina Mary Johnson-Thompson (born 9 January 1993) is an English track and field athlete specialising in the heptathlon. She represented Great Britain in the heptathlon at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, finishing 15th, then finished fifth at the 2013 World Championships in Moscow. In the Long jump, she is  also holds the British indoor high jump record, with 1.96 m in 2014.

 

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27 May

#TAKE5 Ellie Simmonds @EllieSimmonds1

13:00, #TAKE5, Meet Ellie Simmonds

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Meet the Paralympians: Ellie Simmonds 

"I don't like being bored." Just as well. Britain's most high profile Paralympian Ellie Simmonds is in demand as she prepares to defend her two Olympic swimming titles. 

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30 May

#TAKE5 Meet @jopavey

13:00, Jo Pavey, BT Sport's Action Women of the Year Nominee

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Joanne "Jo" Pavey

Joanne "Jo" Pavey (née Davis, born 20 September 1973) is a British long-distance runner. She won the 10,000 m gold medal at the 2014 European Championships in Zürich, ten months after giving birth to her second child, to become the oldest female European champion in history at the age of 40 years and 325 days.

Pavey is a four-time Olympian, having represented Great Britain in every Olympic Games from 2000 to 2012. She is also the 2012 European Championship silver medallist in the 10,000 m and a two-time 5000 m medallist at the Commonwealth Games, winning silver in Melbourne 2006 and bronze in Glasgow 2014. At the global level, her best results include finishing fourth in the 10,000 m at the 2007 World Championships and fifth in the 5000 m at the 2004 Olympic Games.

In her earlier career she competed in the 1500 metres, 3000 metres and 5000 metres distances. From 2007 onwards, her focus turned to longer distances, ranging from 5000 m to the marathon. She has personal best times of 4:01.79 (1500 m), 8:31.27 (3000 m), 14:39.96 (5000 m), 30:53.20 (10,000 m) and 2:28:24 (marathon). She ranks second behind Paula Radcliffe on the UK all-time list at both 5000 m and 10,000 m.

She is coached by her husband and manager Gavin Pavey.

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30 May

#TAKE5 Indy500 @JMace44 @SimDeSilvestro @SarahFisher @ThisIsFusion

Watch - Women inside the Pit Crews at the Indy 500

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Meeting the women inside the pit crews at the Indy 500.

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31 May

#TAKE5 - Eni Aluko @EniAlu @WSNTVi

13:00 A day in the life of Eni Aluko

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Eniola "Eni" Aluko is a Nigerian-born, English football forward who plays for Chelsea Ladies of the FA WSL. Aluko moved with her family to Birmingham when she was one year old. Since she grew up in England, she chose to represent England at international level.

In June 2012 Aluko was named in the 18–player Great Britain squad for the 2012 London Olympics.

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01 Jun

#TAKE5 @Harrogate_Rugby

9:30 Take5 from Harrogate Ladies Rugby

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Harrogate Ladies Rugby made this video to support #ThisGIRLCan and try and encourage more women into rugby.

How can you help #ThisGirlCan? 

Most women only need a 'nudge' to get more active - so WSNet runs a monthly #ACTIV8aFRIEND programme on social media.  Why don’t you join us on the 'eighth' of each month and invite a friend, rellie or neighbour to join you at your class . . . or for a run.  If you run a #FemaleFriendly class/club - offer a discount, voucher, BOGOF . . .or just a FREE session if people bring a friend.  You get more folk joining your sessions - we get more women more ACTIVE - and have a fun time on social media tweeting about #ThisGirlCan - and it's FREE - we will RT many the best tweets/pix to our 45k community.

So why not join us? Keep the spirit of @WomenSportsWeek & #ThisGIRLCan alive and #ACTIV8aFRIEND once a month - more info HERE - and don't forget our FREE #FemaleFriendly activity-finder - ACTIVEMapX - HERE - 28,000 people are now listed - are you?

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02 Jun

#TAKE5 Weightlifting @ZoePabloSmith @EmilyGodley @sarahdavies1908

13:00 Take 5! Weightlifting

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Zoe Smith (who won Gold), Emily Godley (who won Silver) and Sarah Davies (who won Bronze) competing in British Championships at Ricoh Arena in June 2015.

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02 Jun

#TAKE5 @LondonSportCSP

13:00 Take5 from London Sport

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London Sport is based in london and it's vision is to make London the most physically active sporting city in the world. London is one of 9 cities in England to bring the national This Girl Can campaign to local women this spring. Through our partners and activity finder, Get Active London, we want to celebrate the activities taking place all over London and get more women more active.

How can you help #ThisGirlCan? 

Most women only need a 'nudge' to get more active - so WSNet runs a monthly #ACTIV8aFRIEND programme on social media.  Why don’t you join us on the 'eighth' of each month and invite a friend, rellie or neighbour to join you at your class . . . or for a run.  If you run a #FemaleFriendly class/club - offer a discount, voucher, BOGOF . . .or just a FREE session if people bring a friend.  You get more folk joining your sessions - we get more women more ACTIVE - and have a fun time on social media tweeting about #ThisGirlCan - and it's FREE - we will RT many the best tweets/pix to our 45k community.

So why not join us? Keep the spirit of @WomenSportsWeek & #ThisGIRLCan alive and #ACTIV8aFRIEND once a month - more info HERE - and don't forget our FREE #FemaleFriendly activity-finder - ACTIVEMapX - HERE - 28,000 people are now listed - are you?

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10 Jun

#TAKE5@YorkSportUnion

13:00Take5 from York Sport Union

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York Sported Union created this video in support of This Girl Can Campaign, where the ladies of York Sport Union took time to answer some questions regarding their inspiration for sport and what they love about York.

How can you help #ThisGirlCan? 

Most women only need a 'nudge' to get more active - so WSNet runs a monthly #ACTIV8aFRIEND programme on social media.  Why don’t you join us on the 'eighth' of each month and invite a friend, rellie or neighbour to join you at your class . . . or for a run.  If you run a #FemaleFriendly class/club - offer a discount, voucher, BOGOF . . .or just a FREE session if people bring a friend.  You get more folk joining your sessions - we get more women more ACTIVE - and have a fun time on social media tweeting about #ThisGirlCan - and it's FREE - we will RT many the best tweets/pix to our 45k community.

So why not join us? Keep the spirit of @WomenSportsWeek & #ThisGIRLCan alive and #ACTIV8aFRIEND once a month - more info HERE - and don't forget our FREE #FemaleFriendly activity-finder - ACTIVEMapX - HERE - 28,000 people are now listed - are you?

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01 Aug

'Introduce' getting more girls into sport in INDIA via @beWISIble

13:00 WomenInSport INDIA launches 'Introduce' campagin

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Women in Sport, India is the FIRST forum founded by Vaidehi Vaidya, specifically to promote female sports, athletes and women in sport in India. It hopes to support them for the better future in sport.

#INTRODUCE is the newest campaign started by WISI to encourage women to bring their achievements to light.

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16 Sep

TAKE5 - Olympic Guide to Country Skiing by Team GB's @fionahughes90 @skeletonamy

11:00: Olympic Guide to Country Skiing by Team GB's Fiona Hughe

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Fiona-Elizabeth Hughes (born 5 March 1990) is an English cross-country skier from Huddersfield. She has competed in the World Cup since February 2010 and represented Great Britain at the 2009 World Championships and the 2010 Winter Olympics. Hughes is the only female British cross-country skier competing at the 2010 Olympics.

She finished 68th in the 10 km event at the 2010 Games while at the 2009 championships, Hughes finished 14th in the team sprint, 68th in the 10 km, 85th in the individual sprint, and was lapped in the 15 km mixed pursuit events. Her best World Cup finish was 60th in the individual sprint event at Canada in 2010.

She's currently reading Engineering at Queens' College, Cambridge.

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