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.
@DLHF @JacquiOatley That's great! Research shows that girls who play sport are more likely to excel in their career… https://t.co/MYm5LNsL5C
by @Anna_Kessel - 10 hours ago
@DLHF @JacquiOatley Thanks Dave. Good luck to your daughter starting her PE GCSE. We need more brilliant young women in sport!
@SuzyWrack @JacquiOatley Thanks both. Hugely frustrating that in 2017 it's still normal for girls to be sidelined f… https://t.co/lHvIFIRo0E
by @Anna_Kessel - 13 hours ago
Most people I meet in the UK have never heard of Title IX & what it did for women's sport in the US. #MustRead… https://t.co/4QWZFreqHS
by @Anna_Kessel - 16 hours ago
This is awesome. Mithali Raj we salute you. #thatlooktho #dontmess (thanks to @Syfokazi @CoachAnnieZ for sharing) https://t.co/4Hh9mQZmcg
by @Anna_Kessel - 18 hours ago
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