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#Clare Balding

Clare Balding replaces ex-Arsenal captain Tony Adams as Rugby Football League president
# Appointment
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# Appointment

Clare Balding replaces ex-Arsenal captain Tony Adams as Rugby Football League president

Jul 15th 2020, 2:56 PM 9,217 Views 1 Comment

The BBC broadcaster says she is ‘thrilled’ and ‘excited’ about her new role, and intends to develop the women’s game.

Female BBC journalists write open letter to boss saying he 'can do better' on gender pay-gap
# Bridging The Gap
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# Bridging The Gap

Female BBC journalists write open letter to boss saying he 'can do better' on gender pay-gap

Jul 23rd 2017, 3:33 PM 15,455 Views 46 Comments

Last week it was revealed that there is a massive discrepancy between the pay of male and female journalists at the British state broadcaster.

'Quotas only come in when every other avenue has been examined and found lacking'
# Gender Quotas
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# Gender Quotas

'Quotas only come in when every other avenue has been examined and found lacking'

Jun 3rd 2017, 7:00 AM 2,321 Views 2 Comments

Clare Balding was in Dublin earlier this week speaking about gender diversity in working organisations.

'I was sitting next to Margaret Court and I was so tempted to say that I was married to my wife'
# Irrelevant
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# Irrelevant

'I was sitting next to Margaret Court and I was so tempted to say that I was married to my wife'

May 31st 2017, 7:30 PM 46,272 Views 36 Comments

The renowned sports broadcaster was responding to Court’s controversial comments about homosexuality.

We'll Leave it There So: O'Connell set for France, Villa respond to Grealish photos and all of today’s sport
# Monday
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# Monday

We'll Leave it There So: O'Connell set for France, Villa respond to Grealish photos and all of today’s sport

Jun 15th 2015, 8:36 PM 18,784 Views 5 Comments

Also, a pilot defends the decision not to fly an anti-John Delaney banner over the Aviva Stadium at the weekend.

'This isn't women’s sport v men’s sport. It's about humanity and improving all of our lives'
# Leading The Way
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# Leading The Way

'This isn't women’s sport v men’s sport. It's about humanity and improving all of our lives'

Jun 15th 2015, 7:01 PM 10,678 Views 9 Comments

BBC broadcaster Clare Balding is using her profile to promote gender equality in sport.

Fergie on Rory McIlroy: 'He's without doubt the most gifted golfer that I've seen'
# High Praise
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# High Praise

Fergie on Rory McIlroy: 'He's without doubt the most gifted golfer that I've seen'

Dec 26th 2014, 1:15 PM 4,426 Views 3 Comments

The legendary manager also heaped praise on Paul McGinley’s Ryder Cup ‘brilliant’ plan.

Alex Ferguson compares 'good-looking' Mourinho to George Clooney
# Look-a-likes
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# Look-a-likes

Alex Ferguson compares 'good-looking' Mourinho to George Clooney

Dec 23rd 2014, 10:43 AM 4,655 Views 9 Comments

Fergie is full of praise for his old nemesis in an upcoming interview with Clare Balding.

Irish best man convinces celebrities to appear in wedding speech
# Best Best Man
# Best Best Man

Irish best man convinces celebrities to appear in wedding speech

Jul 2nd 2013, 10:14 AM 9,606 Views 5 Comments

If you’re doing a speech any time soon you’ll have your work cut out to top this.

Your host for tonight... Here are our favourite sports awards presenters
# Awards Night
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# Awards Night

Your host for tonight... Here are our favourite sports awards presenters

Jan 8th 2013, 5:55 PM 4,655 Views 0 Comments

Middlesbrough-born Kay Murray heads up a list which includes Kevin Spacey, Darragh Maloney and Sue Barker.

UK regulator upholds Balding sexuality slur complaint
# BBC
# BBC

UK regulator upholds Balding sexuality slur complaint

Sep 17th 2010, 11:17 AM 480 Views 0 Comments

The BBC Sport presenter has been referred to as a ‘dyke on a bike’ by AA Gill in a Sunday Times review.