Alison is delighted to be presenting a regular video feature on ESPNcricinfo, the world’s leading website for cricket. ‘Alison’s Tea Break’ will see her interviewing some of the biggest names in the sport, on a site which reaches over 20 million users per month. Watch the first edition here
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Alison is proud to be an Ambassador for the Cricket Foundation’s new programme, ‘Girls on the Front Foot,’ aimed at giving girls the same opportunity to play cricket as boys. It is part of the Chance to Shine scheme, and Alison helped launch the initiative at Lord’s with guests including the Duchess of York, Sir Tim Rice and actor Jim Carter. Read more here
Alison was MC and host for a ‘Sporting Dinner 2012′ held at Northamptonshire County Cricket Club on Friday 27th April. Special guests were rugby World Cup winner Matt Dawson and former England fast bowler Darren Gough, who entertained the audience by chatting to Alison on stage. More details can be read here
Alison hosted the closing panel discussion as part of the Sports Heritage Network conference ‘Moving the Goalposts: Sport in Transition, 2012′ conference, at Lord’s on 19th April. The host earlier in the day was journalist and TV presenter John Inverdale, as the conference examined contemporary and historical issues in sport in the year London hosts the Olympic Games. Panelists included former cricketer turned writer Ed Smith, former Zimbabwe cricketer Henry Olonga and former GB Athletics team captain Sir Menzies Campbell (MP). A keynote speech was delivered by triple jump world record holder Jonathan Edwards.