There is a real lack of female representation in our sports coverage right now. And it’s a big problem.
Even when there is no sport. Indeed, especially because there is no sport. Because women are disproportionately affected.
Across the sports pages of last Sunday’s nationals, eight Johns wrote articles, as did four Neils(!), and a grand total of seven women.
Of 166 sports articles (I know…) just three were on women’s sport (<2%).