Jessica’s Blog: Women Who Like Sport

[caption id="attachment_15599" align="aligncenter" width="805"] Alia beat the favourite and 2012 Olympic champion Ruta Meilutyte to become the first black woman to win a World swimming title, in 2014 (c) Loop Jamaica[/caption] With the 2016 Olympics on the horizon, 27-year-old Alia Akinson is preparing for her fourth...

****** POSTPONEMENT ****** Women Who Like Sport will be taking a break throughout August. I'm lucky enough to have a job that allows me to travel the world and with some very exciting trips coming up, there just won't be time to continue the blog. To follow...

[caption id="attachment_719" align="aligncenter" width="506"] Monique Newton is aiming for her fourth title at the World Powerlifting Championships in Florida, USA in October (c) Monique Newton's Twitter page[/caption] About four years ago, Monique Newton scoured the internet for obscure sports. She needed something to focus her energy on;...