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Smashing The Taboos That Stop 50% Of Women Taking Part In Sport

By HERMIONE WAY It is a measure of how far we have come in smashing one of the most taboo topics in sport that the latest This Girl Can advert shows real-life images of women overcoming period pain or menopause symptoms to stay active. https://youtu.be/4BKwk8q4H0Y...

Our New Year Resolution … To Help You Enjoy A Healthier, Happier 2020

By XAN VARMUZA, Founder and CEO, Sportside  A happy and healthy New Year from all of us here at Sportside. We’re looking forward to a fantastic 2020 with the official launch of our app which will help you connect to your ideal match - and create a global local...

Announcing: Olympic Basketball Player Kieron Achara As Sportside Ambassador

GB Olympic star KieronÕs Monumental challenge GB basketball Olympian Kieron Achara is switching sports and getting set to run into the record books as ScotlandÕs tallest marathoner at 6ft 10in. Achara, 36, has been unveiled as ambassador for the Stirling Scottish...

Patience and Positivity…The Keys To Reaching Your Personal Pinnacle

Background: Alex Gregory MBE. Double Olympic gold medallist – five World Championship golds. Seven Guinness World Records. Age 35. Home: Somerset. Partner Emily Airey.  Father to Jasper 10,  Daisy 6 and Jesse 3. Who inspired you on your first steps, or strokes, on the...

Why We Need More Stars Like Alex To Bridge The Sports Gender Gap

By XAN VARMUZA, founder of Sportside You don’t often mention the medical journal Lancet and Strictly Come Dancing in the same breath. But this week they both offer clues in tackling the gender gap crisis engulfing sport across the world. One of the largest global...

Opportunity At The Heart of Our Passion for Women’s Football

Photo Credit: BBC By Sportside CEO Xan Varmuza: One of our goals at Sportside is to encourage more young women to take part in sport.  And there’s no better example of what the right blend of role models, opportunity and profile can achieve than women’s...

Sportside Partners With KickOff@3 To Change More Lives Through The Power Of Sport.

You can go fast alone..but so much further as a group.  Sportside partners with KickOff@3 From Brixton to Belfast, KickOff@3 is changing the lives of thousands of teenagers by building bridges across race, culture and religion through the power of sport. Founders...

Maria Strikes Gold For Speaking Out On Mental Health

Photo Credit: Sky   By XAN VARMUZA, Founder of Sportside  The whole Sportside team were inspired by the sight of GB athlete Maria Lyle clinching her T35 100m world gold at the Para-Athletics in Dubai. For Maria, who has cerebral palsy, it was her third World...

Sportside Ambassador Profile Factfile: Mischa Varmuza

Age: 36. Born: London, UK. Lives: Currently travelling globally. Practice: Yoga Welcome to the Sportside family. Why did you decide to become a Sportside Ambassador? Welcome to the Sportside family. Why did you decide to become a Sportside Ambassador? I believe deeply...

The “Tinder For Sports” Sportside Has Hired Tinder’s Former Head Of Communications.

Sportside the app that matches you with likeminded people looking to play the same sports as you, in your location, has hired Tinder's former Head Of European Communications, Hermione Way, as Chief Marketing Officer. Way said: "Playing sports throughout my childhood...

Our New Year Resolution … To Help You Enjoy A Healthier, Happier 2020

By XAN VARMUZA, Founder and CEO, Sportside  A happy and healthy New Year from all of us here at Sportside. We’re looking forward to a fantastic 2020 with the official launch of our app which will help you connect to your ideal match - and create a global local...

Announcing: Olympic Basketball Player Kieron Achara As Sportside Ambassador

GB Olympic star KieronÕs Monumental challenge GB basketball Olympian Kieron Achara is switching sports and getting set to run into the record books as ScotlandÕs tallest marathoner at 6ft 10in. Achara, 36, has been unveiled as ambassador for the Stirling Scottish...

Patience and Positivity…The Keys To Reaching Your Personal Pinnacle

Background: Alex Gregory MBE. Double Olympic gold medallist – five World Championship golds. Seven Guinness World Records. Age 35. Home: Somerset. Partner Emily Airey.  Father to Jasper 10,  Daisy 6 and Jesse 3. Who inspired you on your first steps, or strokes, on the...

Why We Need More Stars Like Alex To Bridge The Sports Gender Gap

By XAN VARMUZA, founder of Sportside You don’t often mention the medical journal Lancet and Strictly Come Dancing in the same breath. But this week they both offer clues in tackling the gender gap crisis engulfing sport across the world. One of the largest global...

Opportunity At The Heart of Our Passion for Women’s Football

Photo Credit: BBC By Sportside CEO Xan Varmuza: One of our goals at Sportside is to encourage more young women to take part in sport.  And there’s no better example of what the right blend of role models, opportunity and profile can achieve than women’s...

Sportside Partners With KickOff@3 To Change More Lives Through The Power Of Sport.

You can go fast alone..but so much further as a group.  Sportside partners with KickOff@3 From Brixton to Belfast, KickOff@3 is changing the lives of thousands of teenagers by building bridges across race, culture and religion through the power of sport. Founders...

Maria Strikes Gold For Speaking Out On Mental Health

Photo Credit: Sky   By XAN VARMUZA, Founder of Sportside  The whole Sportside team were inspired by the sight of GB athlete Maria Lyle clinching her T35 100m world gold at the Para-Athletics in Dubai. For Maria, who has cerebral palsy, it was her third World...

Sportside Ambassador Profile Factfile: Mischa Varmuza

Age: 36. Born: London, UK. Lives: Currently travelling globally. Practice: Yoga Welcome to the Sportside family. Why did you decide to become a Sportside Ambassador? Welcome to the Sportside family. Why did you decide to become a Sportside Ambassador? I believe deeply...

The “Tinder For Sports” Sportside Has Hired Tinder’s Former Head Of Communications.

Sportside the app that matches you with likeminded people looking to play the same sports as you, in your location, has hired Tinder's former Head Of European Communications, Hermione Way, as Chief Marketing Officer. Way said: "Playing sports throughout my childhood...

World Rower Steve Cox Signs As Sportside Ambassador

International rower Steve Cox said he was delighted to join the “inspiring” Sportside family as one of our first ambassadors. Army Commando Steve 28, based in Oxford, is hard at training for the 2020 Olympics where he aims to compete for his home country Zimbabwe. The...