Alice Dearing is often asked the same questions about being the black swimmer from Britain. The age-old stereotype is that black people can’t swim – a view that is so … Continue Reading Alice Dearing: Being Britain’s black swimmer
“It’s not just me she’s had a massive effect on. It’s women everywhere. “And it’s not even women – it’s just people in sport. She’s set the bar so high … Continue Reading Gráinne Walsh: How Katie Taylor changed her dreams
Fulfilling the Olympic dream has pushed Eilidh McIntyre in ways she could never have imagined. The Team GB sailor will be making her Olympic debut in Tokyo, but it’s been … Continue Reading Eilidh McIntyre: ‘I was broken, that’s the only way I can describe it’
“I am Georgina Roberts; I shoot Olympic Trap and I am going to take over the world.” It’s taken a lot for Georgina Roberts to get to this point. This … Continue Reading Georgina Roberts: Cancer and transforming a ‘neglected’ sport
How many times have you heard the story of an athlete who never achieved what they wanted because someone or something held them back? It’s a tale told far too … Continue Reading Marilyn Okoro and Laura Sugar: The power of no
With the 2018 Winter Olympics kicking off in PyeongChang today, the headlines and conversation in the run-up have had very little to do with the opening ceremony, or the games … Continue Reading Has CAS jeapordised the fight against doping?