Anna Kessel is a sports writer for the Guardian and the Observer and the author of Eat Sweat Play. She is also the co-founder and chair of Women in Football.
We're delighted to annouce that Damon Hill, Anna Kessel and Diana Nyad have been longlisted for the 2016 William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award — the world's longest established and most valuable literary sports-writing prize.
We were delighted to see that Brian Blessed, Anna Kessel and Jayne Senior were amongst those recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours 2016.
Inspirational sporting reads that are guaranteed to have you reaching for your trainers.
RT @karagoucher: This is heartbreaking. Let's do better. @chauntelowe and @AdamMcNelson deserve more. https://t.co/JeJ9zrTN5p
by @Anna_Kessel - 9 hours ago
Love that @MsVee1304 ! Some really inspiring stories around on that theme...105yo yogi woman, @alexrotas is great o… https://t.co/2Gfdptkc6H
RT @ben_rumsby: Only in football could a club embrace a man accused of "smoothing over" a child abuse complaint but sack someone for eating…
by @Anna_Kessel - 11 hours ago
RT @espnW: You probably know Althea Gibson for breaking barriers in tennis. But how about in the @LPGA? Yeah, she did that too. https://t.c…
by @Anna_Kessel - 13 hours ago
RT @WomenSportTrust: Big day. Bringing together elite athletes for confidential conversation re women's sport & how they want to shape it #…
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