Posts by Brittany Holder

100 Years of Votes for Women

Today – on the 6th February 2018 – marks the centenary since women in the U.K. gained the right to vote. This time one hundred years ago parliament passed the Representation of People Act giving the right to vote to women aged over 30 giving, 8 million women the suffrage they deserved. One hundred years …Read More

University of Birmingham student, Ellen Martin, signs with Aston Villa

Third year Sports, Physical Education and Coaching Science student, Ellen Martin, has signed with Aston Villa Women’s Super League 2 team. Martin has been a part of the University of Birmingham Women’s Football Club since joining in her first year of University in 2015 where she was selected and has remained a prominent player in …Read More

Match Report: W1 Lacrosse v Nottingham

Just one week ago these two sides met on Nottingham’s Jubilee pitches where the Lions were defeated in a tight 10-9 battle. This week on the home pitches of Metchley 3G it would be Birmingham’s turn to attempt to reap revenge for their devastating loss in the week prior. With Nottingham sitting above Birmingham in …Read More

Birmingham selected to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games

Earlier this week Birmingham was finally confirmed as the host city for the 2022 Commonwealth Games. This is the third time that Great Britain has held the event since the start of the millennium with other cities including Manchester in 2002 and Glasgow in 2014 also being awarded title of host. It wasn’t a smooth …Read More

International Sportswoman in the Spotlight: Simone Biles

This American sweetheart stole our hearts at the 2016 Rio Olympics. However, anyone with an interest within the world of gymnastics knew about Simone Biles long before she hit our screens in 2016. Biles backstory is one of heartbreak, with her mother’s struggle with drugs and alcohol, she was placed into foster care, her life …Read More

Ultimate Sports Guide for this Summer

Don’t miss out on this Summers incredible Sport! Exam season is just around the corner. Something I am sure you all don’t need reminding of. With constant heads in books and struggling to find a seat in the overcrowded library have a little something to look forward to over the forthcoming months. Exams may be nearing …Read More

From Madrid With Love

Known for its buzzing nightlife, there is no wonder that no city can live up to the constant energy and liveliness of Madrid. Madrid is a city that knows how to live for the moment. It is spontaneous, with a constant buzz always in the air. The mass vigour expressed from Spain’s capital city can …Read More

Women in the Spotlight: Ellie Simmonds

Ellie Simmonds is in a league of her own when it comes to her incredible achievements in the swimming pool. She started swimming from the age of five and without sounding overly cliché, she took to water like a fish. This woman was born to swim, and by the age of eight she was already …Read More

Travel Review: From New York with Love

The Big Apple, The Empire State, the City that Never Sleeps. Just to name a few of New York City’s nicknames. It’s truly a city that is so good that of course it was named twice. There are so many different reasons to fall in love with this incredible city. For me it was the …Read More