to start an interview but, as is soon apparent, if there's one thing the multi-talented 25-year-old athlete doesn't do with aplomb, it's dull.We've just met at St Pancras station in London. Jess has arrived by train from her home in Sheffield and is on her
At school I was too small to be good at team sports. Running appealed to me because it was just me on my own.It was when I was at university that I really discovered running. I got a scholarship to study at Rhode Island in the States. That was more than 20 years ago, when the run...
When I run, people say, ‘You’re that guy on Boardwalk Empire who killed his wife.’ I say, ‘No, no, I’m Mickey Doyle, the guy they threw off the balcony.’ They’re like, ‘Oh.’ Back in 1999, I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. When I exercise, I can inject less insulin. I don’t l...
way to start an interview but, as is soon apparent, if there's one thing the multi-talented 25-year-old athlete doesn't do with aplomb, it's dull.We've just met at St Pancras station in London. Jess has arrived by train from her home in Sheffield
Martyn Rooney is ready to avenge his racing demons. In last year’s World Championships in Daegu he crashed out in the 400m semi-finals - now he's using that memory to fuel his London 2012 training.With a strong finish at the Beijing Olympics under his belt, the 400m and 4x400m sp...
Sprinter Jeanette Kwakye is raring for the UK trials later this month, ready to set the dust flying for a Team GB slot.Jeanette made her mark as a young athlete, taking English Schools and then national age-group titles. Then she made it to the 100m final at the Beijing Olympics,...
How did you get into long-distance swimming?It was something that my first coach in Britain saw that I was naturally gifted for the longer distance events so it went from there.When did you know that you wanted to pursue it as a career? From a really young age I loved swimming. M...
Back in April, we were honoured to meet Richard Whitehead - the marathoner turned men's 100m and 200m T42 sprinter. He told us about his blades, training regime and the power of the Paralympic Games.Catch up with this inspriring interview
The last year has been transformative for Scott Overall. This time last year he was working part-time in a sports shop and contemplating his debut marathon. Fast forward to September 2011 and the plucky Londoner had jaws dropping with his fifth place finish at the Berlin Marathon...
Few runners can be called legends - but Steve Cram is surely one of them. The ‘Jarrow Arrow’ was pitted against Steve Ovett and Sebastian Coe in a decade of edge-of-the-seat athletics throughout the 1980s.Over an illustrious career studded with victories and medals, the summer of...
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