Tag: Swimming

#48) GB’s Para-canoeists, Para-triathletes, Para-cycling & Wheelchair Tennis Stars

One of the best things about summer is the vast number of sporting events for armchair fans to indulge ourselves in. The last week epitomised this perfectly – it seemed as though everywhere you looked there was a major international or domestic event happening….

#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…

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…

My Top 11 Sporting Moments of 2015

When it comes to sport, pretty much anything and everything has happened in the past 12 months. From tales of widespread corruption and state-funded doping to some of the most remarkable sporting performances ever seen, nothing has been too farfetched for this frankly insane…

Britain on the rise

London 2012; arguably the greatest Olympic Games ever, especially if you are British. With gold medals aplenty, records being broken daily and many heart-warming stories of triumph after adversity, it truly was a fortnight no-one will ever forget. However, not everything went according to…

The Big 2014 Review – Part I

2014 has been yet another year packed full of sport. There was the Winter Olympics, men’s football and women’s rugby World Cups, the Ryder Cup and the Commonwealth Games alongside a whole host of other events. The public have witnessed surprises, fairytales, disappointments and…

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?

A Shining Light

Last week, Zimbabwe’s national cricket team gave the country blighted by political corruption and severe droughts something to smile about for the first time in a long while. They won their first Test match (excluding victories over Bangladesh) for 12 years, drawing the series…

It’s a Fine, Fine Line

Last night, Frank Lampard achieved the huge milestone of playing for his country for the 100th time. At the age of 35, the midfielder has also found himself back in the Chelsea first-team after what many people thought would be his last season in…