This edition of Sportswoman goes out fighting with MMA star Angela Lee then around the world with offshore sailing legend, Dee Caffari. We chart the rise of women's Olympic participation, and take a look back at some of the amazing women who paved the way for today's heroes.
Gymnast Simone Biles; legendary basketball player Becky Hammon sets trends in coaching; Nicola Adams is breaking new ground in boxing; a great rivalry brewing in the pole vault; Radwanska sisters of tennis put blood before competition.
On Sportswoman British woman Georgia Hall wins the British Open, and Valerie Adams is grace under pressure. We deep dive into what makes Katie Ledecky great, and trace the rising star that is Nafissatou Thiam.
Alex Morgan, star striker of USA's powerful women's football team, has found a lucrative way to deal with fame. Olympic champions Mariana Pajón (BMX) and Katinka Hosszu (swimming) are looking to defend their titles in Tokyo and so is world champion Olga Kharlan (fencing). But Chen Ruolin (diving) has called time on a golden career.
The triumphant rise to Grand Slam winner of Simona Halep; get into snow business with world champion Mikaela Shiffrin; Rhiannan Iffland goes cliff diving; a look at the evolution of women's football.
English footballer Lucy Bronze is pure gold and American winter athlete Chloe Kim knows how to win gold. A look at the often maligned sport of synchronised swimming. And in track and field, a profile on arguably the most influential sportswoman of the last 50 years and the long line of Jamaican sprinters.
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