“It just makes life so much easier”: Chris Adcock on playing doubles as husband and wife, funding cuts, a love of dogs and going for Commonwealth gold

Michael Jordan knew a fair bit about winning. And it was the great Chicago Bulls shooting guard who declared: “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.” For Chris Adcock, these words could scarcely be more pertinent. Ranked seventh in world badminton, the 28-year-old heads to April’s Commonwealth Games as

“Neither of male and female identities felt right for me”: Hannah Newman on Limitless – the UK’s first non-gender binary sports competition

Professional sports competitions are segregated by gender. No matter where you're from, it is always like this. There is no mixing: men to one side, women on the other. However, if this idea was before seen as unquestionable by some journalists, now the British media has started to question whether this way

“It takes a lot to stay on top of the world for so long”: U.S.A. Para ice hockey captain Josh Pauls on his inspirational journey, dominating the Paralympics

Josh Pauls and the United States Para ice hockey team are two-time defending Paralympic gold medalists, and kicked off their PyeongChang 2018 campaign with a 10-0 thumping of Japan on Sunday. The game was a rematch of the Vancouver 2010 gold medal game, when the Americans claimed their second Para ice

“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

What happens after Serena? WTA on the road to success

Although not a Grand Slam, the Indian Wells Masters currently taking place in California is one of nine tournaments just below the four majors in importance. It is also one of only 12 combined events where the ATP meets the WTA. It is those big tournaments where the world simultaneously

“It will always be my passion”: Quentin Robinot on table tennis media coverage, early influences and pre-tournament preparations

On the eve of the Table Tennis Team World Cup, France international Quentin Robinot spoke to Sports Gazette about his preparation for the tournament, and his rise in the sport which currently sees him 76th in the world rankings. France have never won the competition and the 1994 edition in Nîmes

“I felt lost – I’d had this one goal to win the Olympics”: Adrian Moorhouse on swimming as escapism, Olympic gold and the mental strain on today’s athletes

“Yes, I won the Olympics but at some point, I couldn’t swim; like any other kid, I had to learn how,” Adrian Moorhouse reflects with a considered poignancy as we discuss the development of a champion athlete. It is a world that Moorhouse, a gold medallist in the 100m breaststroke at