The crown jewels of women's sporting events should be awarded the same special broadcast status as their male equivalents, Culture Secretary Nicky Morgan has insisted. In her first major speech since returning to the Cabinet in July, the former education secretary announced she has written to TV rights holders asking for top female competitions to be placed on the 'listed events' register. The move would see the female versions of the football World Cup, the Rugby world cup final, and the Rugby League Challenge Cup Final all given prime-time coverage on terrestrial television. Speaking at the RTS conference on Wednesday, Ms Morgan claimed the record breaking viewing figures for this year's Women's... … [Read more...] about Top women’s sport events should be kept free-to-air like their male equivalents, says Nicky Morgan
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STRICTLY Come Dancing comes to an end TONIGHT and one lucky couple will lift the famous Glitterball trophy. Which one of the final three will become the new champinsof the ballroom? Find out all you need to know below... Who's are the Strictly finalists? Kelvin Fletcher Former Emmerdale cast member Kelvin Fletcher was a late arrival and took Jamie Laing's place after he quit. Of the new challenge, the 35-year-old said: “It’s been the most surreal week of my life. I’m a massive fan of Strictly so it’s incredible. I’m so happy that I can be a part of it. “But at the same time it’s quite bittersweet as I’m coming in on the back of Jamie’s injury. “I can’t imagine going through all this excitement and then having to pull out. My thoughts are with him – he seems like a fantastic guy and I hope he’s doing OK.”Karim Zeroual Karim, 19, is a children’s TV presenter, who began his career as an … [Read more...] about Strictly Come Dancing 2019 final – who are the finalists?
Racegoers flocked to Flemington on Saturday for their last chance at trackside revelry as the Melbourne Cup carnival drew to a close. Young and old were dressed to the nines as they made their way into the racecourse for Stakes Day. Revellers were determined not to let the rain and chilly weather dampen the mood, with some seen busting out wild dance moves while another donned a very risque head piece. Risque! One man was captured wearing a very risque headpiece at Stakes Day at the Flemington Racecourse on Saturday Cheeky! A reveller turned heads as he donned a very unusual head piece while celebrating a day at the races Hang loose! A lady dressed in white pulls the hang loose sign as she stands with a friend during Stakes Day Winners are grinners: A group of friends celebrate the end of the Spring Carnival with one pumping his fist in the air Spotted! A group of friends smile and point at the camera as they take a knee during a day at the races at … [Read more...] about Sore feet, wild dance moves and a VERY risque ‘fascinator’: Racegoers flock to Flemington for Stakes Day as the Melbourne Cup Carnival comes to a close