Tag: Mo Farah

#23) Liz Nicholl CBE

Photo credit: UK Sport Ask any British Olympic medalist the story behind their success and often they will tell you it’s down to help they received from others. While everyone has their own unique path, look closely into the journey of many athletes from… Continue Reading “#23) Liz Nicholl CBE”

Inspirational

I do love a good moan. Those of you reading this that know me will most certainly agree. I may only be 21 years of age but, my word, do I sound like a miserable old grump most of the time. It’s not about… Continue Reading “Inspirational”

Rio 2016 Review

It’s all over. Almost as soon as it had begun, the Games of the XXXI Olympiad have ceased to exist. Not that it passed by quietly. The last fortnight was full of drama, suspense, controversy and incredible sporting achievement. Team GB have returned from… Continue Reading “Rio 2016 Review”

The Start of Something Special

British athletics hasn’t had much success for a long time – indeed, there have been very few medal-winning athletes since the likes of Ovett, Wells, Coe and Thompson way back in the ‘70s and ‘80s. That’s not saying that there haven’t been some outstanding… Continue Reading “The Start of Something Special”

Comm-on, let’s get excited!

The Commonwealth Games are just around the corner, yet very few people are talking about it! Why is this?

2013 – my review of a wonderful year of sport

Whilst 2012 was dominated by the Olympic Games, British sport didn’t enjoy much success outside of those few weeks of madness in late summer and early autumn. 2013, however, provided us with many more reasons to celebrate. The year included long-awaited victories, new records,… Continue Reading “2013 – my review of a wonderful year of sport”

Lightning Bolt

Almost exactly a year after London 2012, the world’s finest track and field stars repeated their battles at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow for the 2013 World Championships in Athletics. Despite the recent doping allegations, legends such as Usain Bolt, Shelley-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Sally… Continue Reading “Lightning Bolt”

2012 – We Came, We Saw, We Delivered

As sporting years go, 2012 could not really have gone much better for Great Britain. From tennis to cricket to the greatest Olympic and Paralympic Games of all time it was a truly inspiring year that saw our little collection of islands turn from… Continue Reading “2012 – We Came, We Saw, We Delivered”

The ultimate farce

The unforgettable 2012 Olympics have given our nation an amazing legacy and also seem to have cured the problem (at least short-term) of a lack of youngesters participating in sport. The Games, however, have created a big dilemma – what on earth is going… Continue Reading “The ultimate farce”