News and views surrounding women's physical activity and WSFF 2013 

Sue Tibballs is to stand down as CEO of the Women's Sport and Fitness Foundation. Read an overview of Sue's career at WSFF and Sue's comments on her decision to leave.
The Women's Sport and Fitness Foundation is moving offices and will be moved in on the 30th September. Our new home will be just down the road in Old Street.
The Football Association today confirmed England Women's senior team Head Coach Hope Powell will be leaving the organisation with immediate effect.

Lack of women at board level in sport 'a massive missed opportunity'. "Things are getting better, but slowly..." - The Independent reports on the lack of female representation in leadership roles in sport.
i Editor's Letter of Support: Women in sport "Sport pages? Let’s just call them the Men’s Pages shall we?” jokes my friend’s mum. But we don’t think it has to be like that".
The Independent and WSFF partner on a new campaign for women's sport. Despite the Olympic legacy, women's sport still needs a big push. Here, The Independent on Sunday pledges to do just that...

The Tour de France has been the pinnacle endurance sports event of the world, watched by and inspiring millions of people. However, it is an exclusively male race. After a century, it is time women are allowed to race the Tour de France, too.
Laura Williamson writes 'You can't call it the Open if half of us are banned! Why, in 2013, can Muirfield still get away with not allowing women members?'
FA TV offers highlights from Euro 2013 and behind the scene snippets of the team at the tournament. See Eniola Aluko after training on how the mood is in the camp after yesterday's game with Russia.

A little message of support from the All Party Parliamentary Group on Women’s Sport, and everyone at the WSFF ahead of the opener against Spain tonight. Come on England!
A joint statement following John Inverdale's comments about Wimbledon winner Marion Bartoli's physical appearance.
The Andy Murray headlines have ignored the fact that a Briton won a Wimbledon singles title in 1977. Ah, but she was a woman.

Hope Powell announces her 23 players for the England Euro squad at an event held at the British Museum.
Guardian Article: Call for government to act to reduce teenage girls' dropout rate. 'Schools' focus on competition 'puts Olympic legacy at risk'.
University College London researchers found just 51% of the 6,500 children they monitored achieved the recommended hour of physical activity each day. For girls, the figure was just 38%, compared with 63% for boys.

Find Rugby Now is thrilled to announce that they will be holding their annual London sevens tournament on 6 July 2013 at Blackheath Rugby Club.
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Success! The campaign against the proposals to split the RBS Women's Rugby Six Nations into a two tier tournament has been won!

We had a brilliant weekend at the Vitality show and can't wait for next year - take a look at some highlights from the weekend.
Fit 4 Women 2013 takes place this February. If you would like to be involved or inquire about further events for the sports delivery sector, email us to find out more.
She Moves has launched! It's a new year and we have a new campaign to get you moving and active in 2013 - support Avril #keepavrilmoving