Podcast: Anita Asante chats football, supporting LGBTQ+ community, and famous Rapinoe quotes

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Londoner Anita Asante has travelled the world as a professional football player. She's a Champions League winner who has picked up trophies in England, Sweden, and the USA. The 2012 Olympian is an engaged supporter of the LGBTQ+ community and is currently playing for Aston Villa in the WSL.

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What is the Olympic Channel Podcast?

A sport podcast, hosted by Ed Knowles, each episode of the Olympic Channel Podcast aims to inspire and motivate you with interviews from the world's best athletes. Discover the workouts and mentality it takes to succeed in one of the planet's toughest tests: the Olympic Games. Whether it's wrestling, swimming, figure skating, weightlifting, or gymnastics - this sports podcast will have you living your best life in no time. Past guests include four-time Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles, Olympic champion wrestler Jordan Burroughs, world champion sprinter Dina Asher-Smith, and double Olympic champion cyclist Kristina Vogel.