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.
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@StephBrawnLT @BBCSport mixed netball seems more popular in NZ and Australia - anecdotally. Shame it's so single gendered here.
by @Anna_Kessel - 20 hours ago
I know! I've covered cheerleading before 😊 so is the Olympic version for both genders or not? Unclear from that art… https://t.co/RJZPgp5z4U
@SportandBeyond1 @WstonesSport thanks Catherine!
Good to know! But why did the article only refer to "young women" taking part? https://t.co/Zkf7IizuKR
by @Anna_Kessel - 21 hours ago
Oh, and only cool with this if men are allowed to compete in cheerleading. Tired of gender inequality Olympics -syn… https://t.co/iCJo466qW2
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