“Most rowers have no desire to deal with the ‘elite’ aspects of the sport”: Cambridge rower James Letten debunks its myth of elitism

The Boat Race is an annual rowing contest between the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Clubs. Ahead of the event Saturday, we spoke with James Letten about the misconceptions around the sport, its funding, and more. James Letten is the tallest rower to ever compete in the storied University Boat Race, and

Would you cycle the full length of America for a good cause? This former soldier is and has already broken a World Record

Fourteen countries and fourteen thousand miles in less than 117 days and five hours: this is the Pan-American Highway 2018 challenge that Dean Stott is determined to achieve. Is also the actual Guinness Record set by the Mexican cyclist Carlos Santamaria Covarrubias in 2015. Dean Stott, a forty-year-old former UK

The truth behind England’s Nazi salute

It is an image that, in retrospect, seems intuitively abhorrent. An extraordinary political concession. After all, a team these days would never be seen singing the opponent’s national anthem let alone seemingly endorsing their politics. However, before this image of England’s football team saluting the Nazi regime in 1938 is used

Sporting Crossovers: Five athletes who should follow in Usain Bolt’s footsteps

Despite retiring last year, Usain Bolt still remains the world’s most recognisable athlete. The Jamaican has long voiced his dream of turning out for his beloved Manchester United, but before today such talk was nothing more than fantasy - or so we thought. Bolt’s surprise appearance at Borussia Dortmund’s training

One step too far: a requiem for the Panini football sticker

Got, got need: Panini stickers are back! Cue the inevitable blitz of your local newsagent, the frustration as you tear open a pack only to be met with your 16th adhesive likeness of Graeme Le Saux, and the impromptu swap markets that will spring up in every park, office and school

“Growing up in England, I’d never heard of Walter and what he’d been through” – Danny Rose on Walter Tull

Tottenham MP David Lammy has called for Walter tull to be awarded the Military Cross 100 years after his death. Current Tottenham Hotspur players Danny Rose and Dele Alli have called for Walter Tull to be awarded the Military Cross. Earlier this morning, David Lammy. MP for Tottenham sent a letter to the Prime Minister calling on the government to award the former Spurs and Northampton player the Military

“The British Basketball League is very underrated”: London Lions owner and head coach Vince Macaulay on the state of British basketball and how the game can grow in the UK

Vince Macaulay was introduced to basketball as a teenager in Liverpool. He never planned for the sport to impact his life; all he ever aspired to do was work with film. Instead, Macaulay is now once again coaching the team he owns, the London Lions. Macaulay founded the Lions in 1997

“Since 2008 almost one third of the world’s viewers have left the sport”: Dr Paolo Aversa, on why F1 ban grid girls

March 25th Melbourne, Australia. The new Formula One season is around the corner, but in the last months, Formula One's world has not been focusing all their attention on the upcoming races, but grid girls. Grid girls, who for the first time, will not work on the F1 circuit, after being replaced by kids. The decision was taken by the new owners of Formula One – Liberty Media. Putting