Niamh Moody out to prove competitive weightlifting and modeling are not incompatible

Every elite athlete lifts weights for strength and conditioning, but the sport of weightlifting is completely different. That is what Physical Geography student at Durham University, Niamh Moody, discovered when she gave up on rowing to take up weightlifting. Despite achieving a bronze medal at the National Schools championships in rowing, Moody

“I don’t put limits on myself. I don’t feel like I’m going to get to a time and think that’s it”: Jamal Rhoden-Stevens on his hunger for success on the track

Jamal Rhoden-Stevens did not begin taking athletics seriously until he turned 18 years old. Now 23, he is returning home from his first Team GB experience at last weekend’s World Indoor Athletics Championships, where he ran in the 4 x 400m relay. He vividly recalls how it was his father who

“If our boxer’s in too deep, we’ll pull him out” – a ringside view of success in British junior boxing

Anthony Joshua or Deontay Wilder? Veteran amateur boxing coach Bob Pearson shakes his head to indicate his lack of interest: “I don’t know.” He is dedicated to overseeing the junior boxers at Earlsfield ABC in South West London, which is run by Sid Khan, the older brother of London Mayor, Sadiq Khan. Pearson prefers grassroots development over championship fights. “Have you ever been to a junior boxing show?” Pearson enquires. “No,” I confess. http://gty.im/627843674 He

“If football wasn’t around, frisbee would’ve filled that void”

Ultimate Frisbee, otherwise known as Ultimate, is fairly new to most people’s consciousness, but it is not to be taken lightly, argues St Mary’s University men’s team captain, Alex Dickinson. He explained how this lack of knowledge causes people to underrate Ultimate. Dickinson explained that people often asked him: "Ultimate Frisbee?