“Once we’re out there, it’s every man for himself”: Nathan Fox on going up against his coach at the Commonwealth Games and the depth of British triple jumping

Six years ago, Nathan Fox perched on the edge of his bed in a Swedish hotel room, his eyes fixated on a television screen as Super Saturday unfolded. Greg Rutherford – a former training partner of Fox – stormed to a surprise gold medal on the night that illuminated the

“I was disgusted”: Jade Lally on 2012 Olympic rejection, the plight of British discus and fighting fit for the Commonwealth Games

For some athletes, the Commonwealth Games appear to represent little more than an opportunity to stretch one’s legs at the midway point between Olympic Games. For others, the world’s second largest multi-sport event is exactly that – a major meet from which to take home a major medal. Team England’s Jade

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 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

“I used to think it was a bit of a cop-out sport”: Gemma Bridge on her rapid race walking rise and balancing Commonwealth ambitions with a doctorate

Race walking is an interesting sport. Much-maligned and often cast aside as a pariah in amongst the hulking razzmatazz of track and field sport, the discipline was culled from the schedule altogether at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. An official reason for race walking’s absence from the Glaswegian streets was

“I almost led a secret life”: Phil Harris on becoming Britain’s best figure skater, looking ahead to Beijing 2022

Ahead of the 2018 World Figure Skating Championships in Milan, we spoke to three-time British national champion Phillip Harris about his rise to the pinnacle of the sport. The 28-year-old Blackpool native was stranded in a London airport with an unexpected moment to reflect, eagerly waiting for details on his delayed

“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