Game on


Longlisted for William Hill Sports Book of the Year 2021: a celebration of women’s sport and a manifesto for its future, featuring a foreword by Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson

ISBN: 9781800181649 Author: Anstiss, Sue Publisher: Unbound Publication Date: 23rd June 2022 Imprint: Unbound Cover: Paperback Dewey: 796.082 (edition:23) Pages: 352 Language: English Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subjects: ,

Shortlisted for the Sunday Times Sports Book Awards 2022

Longlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year 2021

In recent years, the landscape for women’s sport has finally begun to shift. We’ve seen significant increases in investment, spectators and media coverage; more women as professional athletes and taking influential roles as board directors, editors, officials and CEOs.

Yet female athletes still don’t get equal opportunities or funding. In many sports, women receive less prize money, lower sponsorship revenues and a tiny fraction of the media coverage. Drawing on her own experiences, and interviews with high profile Olympic and Paralympic champions, broadcasters, journalists, sports scientists, CEOs, officials and sponsors, Sue Anstiss investigates why women have been excluded from the world of sport for centuries – and why we are now witnessing positive change as never before.

Game On is a celebration of the trailblazing women opening doors for others and a manifesto for women’s sport – a rallying cry to ensure the progress we are currently seeing goes from strength to strength.

In stock