Just two years ago sprinter Mark Lewis-Francis considered giving up on running altogether after an Achilles injury forced him to take a year out. The World Junior Champion and Olympic gold relay medallist found the strength to continue after teaming up with new coach Linford Chri...
is that with Britain's depth of sporting talent the games in Delhi should be a chance to watch some familiar faces - and talent spot a new generation of stars.At the end of these Games - if they go ahead smoothly - there are guaranteed to be some surprise medallists
friends to watch me sweat it out over the 20K cycle. Now all that's left is the race itself.James has set us the challenge to complete the relay in sub-1:30. After the amazing results from his Bupa Fitness Assessment earlier this week, he looks set
. But first I needed to master the bike. I had help getting it fitted by Triathlete's World's resident bike enthusiast Art Director Marco Crisari. On a rainy lunch hour last week I shakily circled the office block under Marco's watch - much
background I’ve never raced with a watch. When you’re on a track there’s always the lap splits read out to you. In training I run enough miles at 5 min/miles to know what that feels like.Since the Berlin Marathon, London Marathon has been very supportive
of recklessly steep hills, tough rope assisted climbs and ditches waist deep with mud. Kiss PBs goodbye but with more new obstacles this year and camaraderie strong enough to rival our boys in khaki, you won't be watching the clock anyway. Choose between the 5k
are testimony to what our forumites have achieved. Don't forget to check out some of the pictures taken along the way in our gallery and watch this space to find out the new adventures in store for Barry the Baton.
On the day that top British triathlete Helen Jenkins secured her London 2012 qualification slot with an inspiring win in the Dextro Energy Triathlon London, another team got ready to take on the Hyde Park course: The TW Relay Team.As the watch hands
art, but for the most part I'm happy to watch the British cycling team chase glory from the comfort of my sofa, with a new appreciation of the speed and courage it takes. Then it was time for my sweat test conducted by scientists from the Gatorade
; Denis Masseglia, President of the French National Olympic Committee and Dr Dikaia Chatziefstathiou, an academic specialising in Olympic studies, to name a few. The aim was to pinpoint why billions of people around the world drop everything to watch
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