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Sophie watkiss

Sports Journalist/ Sub Editor at The Daily Mail

Location icon United Kingdom

Experienced Sports Journalist with a demonstrated history of working in the writing and editing industry. Worked with National governing bodies, within their marketing and communications teams, creating and producing brand campaigns from brainstorm stage to distribution.

Portfolio
Mail Online
06/15/2019
New RFU chief executive Bill Sweeney sets ambitious target

The former British Olympic Association chief took up his new role in May One of his previous roles was working with Adidas and the All Blacks in 2004 Success from England's National side will create a positive knock on effect The new RFU chief executive Bill Sweeney has taken on the unenviable task of restoring faith in the governing body, but it is the All Blacks who have instilled his burning desire to return England back to the top.

Mail Online
06/12/2019
Gatland vows to return home after Lions tour of South Africa

The 55-year-old will take charge of the Lions for the third time in 2021 He has categorically ruled out succeeding Eddie Jones as England coach Gatland will leave his job as Wales coach after the World Cup in Japan this year British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland has firmly quashed any suggestion of a future England role - favouring a return to his native New Zealand.

Mail Online
05/17/2019
Moody believes Tigers' roots have gone rotten as they miss play-offs

Leicester Tigers will miss the Premiership play-offs following a tough season It marks only the second time in the last 15 seasons they have failed to make it Former Leicester flanker Lewis Moody feels the club's roots have gone rotten In only the second time in the last 15 seasons Leicester Tigers will not compete in the Premiership play-offs.

Mail Online
09/15/2018
Formula Kite: The sport that could be on the agenda at Paris 2024

British Sailing is looking for potential Formula Kite stars of the future The sport could be included in the schedule for the Paris 2024 Olympics Formula Kite, a type of kite surfing, involves braving high winds on a surfboard Sportsmail's Sophie Watkiss headed to the National Sailing Academy to try it out The hunt is on for a young athlete to train for the Paris 2024 Olympics in a sport called Formula Kite.

Scottish Daily Mail
02/01/2019
Town where dreams are born

Darcy Graham became the 60th Hawick player to represent Scotland, in a town of just 1500 people.

Scottish Daily Mail
10/01/2019
Aidan McHugh - Heir apparent

After winning his first senior ATP title, McHugh discusses the transition from a Junior to Senior player and his special relationship with Andy Murray.

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