Girls’ Guide to Golf: The Ryder Cup


Birdies, dance floors and fried eggs. No, we’re not suggesting plans for Saturday night (and hangover breakfasts) – turns out, these are all golfing terms. As the Ryder Cup kicks off this weekend, we thought we’d help every Jane get up to speed on golf jargon. By Monday morning, you’ll be able to join in […]

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Pay attention to GB’s Paralympics Team

GB Paralympics team 2016

The newly retitled British Airways plane ‘VictoRIOus’ will be taking to the sky once again, to take our GB Paralympians to Rio. The GB Paralympics team are aiming to beat their London medal tally, having collected 120 medals 4 years ago. The selected team for Rio is a fantastic combination of experience and youth. Team […]

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London 2012: legacy or lost participation?

London 2012 inspiration

London 2012: sporting legacy or lost participants from sport? Our writer Harriet takes a look into this hot sporting issue. One of the principal reasons for winning the London 2012 bid was the focus on creating a legacy after the Games; to inspire the next generation of athletes and increase mass participation in sport and […]

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Rio 2016: Super Saturday Take 2

Rio 2016 Super Saturday

The title should actually read Super Sunday, because in the very early hours of Sunday morning, Mo Farah, Greg Rutherford and Jess Ennis-Hill could replicate what happened four years ago at the London 2012 games. Here at Average Janes, we shall be staying up till the early hours of Sunday morning to watch – and […]

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Road to Rio: Olympic women to watch

Olympic women to watch

London is handing over the Olympic torch to the Brazilians, and we’re expecting to witness the best show of sporting excellence in the world. Over the next two weeks, we will all consume Olympism in a variety of ways – from a travelling fan, to a television spectator, newspaper reader, radio listener or online onlooker. […]

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Rio 2016: screenings around the UK


With the Rio Olympics starting on August 5, we have found the best places around the UK to watch all the sporting events, from cycling to gymnastics, to volleyball and athletics. From private screenings in 5 star hotels to some lovely pub venues, take a look at our list of the best Rio 2016 screening […]

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EURO 2016: footballer fitties

EURO 2016 10 footballer fitties

The Euros have come round again and we selfishly used this opportunity to research the hottest players on the pitch. You can also drop some casual football knowledge and impress all your mates. Whoever you’re supporting, have a cheeky gander at our list of players to watch for all the right reasons… 1. Olivier Giroud, […]

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High Performance Ski Gear: Helly Hansen

Helly Hansen high performance ski gear

Zooming, racing or elegantly shoop-shooping – whatever your skiing style, you want to be comfortable and protected from the elements in your slope-side ski gear. Let’s be honest though, it’s also a great excuse to crack out a stylish sportswear wardrobe – and we’ll take any excuse for that! Ideally you want something that keeps you […]

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Nike Women, London

nike-women store london

Continuing their commitment to the female market, Nike has open its first ever women’s only store in Europe on the King’s Road in swanky West London. The King’s Road shop is only the third Nike Women to open in the entire world following successful trials in Shanghai and Newport Beach in Orange County, California, with […]

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England World Cup Squad: The Talent


The World Cup is now underway and here at Janes we are already enjoying watching buff men run around playing football! With England’s first game coming up on Saturday we’ve checked out the talent on the squad, and ladies, there’s a handful of hotties to look out for… JOE HART Age: 27 Position: Goalkeeper Current […]

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Trophy Fashion Trainers


It’s that time of year when we’re all dying to squeeze our feet into a variety of strappy heels and open toes that we spent a months wages on. And as much as they make our outfits uber fashionable and make us feel like Gislele, our feet don’t like them so much. We usually know […]

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