For Olympic champion Duncan Goodhew, it was his first coach who took him from a child ‘drowning’ in a classroom to a global star in the pool.
Graham Onions has spoken of his delight at being able to return to Lancashire following his appointment as full-time bowling
Big up to the ‘MileShyClub’… MM chat to Manchester’s coach of the year on trading cigarettes for conditioning
Jane Dennison unpacks her bag out onto a table in the Sale Waterside Plaza. Out come the cones for the evening’s warm-up, each with ‘MileShyClub’ boldly written on in thick felt-tip. She’s there early, as she is every week, to set up for her cohort of runners that will be filtering in at any moment.
Former Olympic coach Vicente Modahl has called for cheaper healthy food and an improvement in the guidance of grassroots athletes.
The Innovation in Sport competition, which opens today and runs until Christmas Day, offers the chance for young people across Britain to submit their suggestions for the advancement of the sports industry.
Attention may be focussed on England’s premature exit from World Cup 2015 but for RFU development director Steve Grainger the introduction of rugby into previously non-playing schools demonstrates the lasting legacy of the tournament.
Search for the new Class of ’92: FREE Bury trials give youngsters the chance to fill their football heroes’ boots
Manchester’s Soccer ProFormance Academy is on the lookout for the next Class of ‘92 as they hold free trials for promising young footballers at their Whitefield centre in Bury this August.
Is life coaching the solution to your New Year’s resolution? Mancunians turn to professionals for January boost
Manchester looks to professionals for additional help
Manchester City announce Black Aces partnership ahead of pre-season tour ‘football mad’ South Africa
Blues hope to create legacy in football-mad nation
‘Phenomenal’ Ryan Giggs will take up Manchester United coaching role after playing days, claims Sir Alex Ferguson
News comes after Giggs’ contract extension
The Giants have signed up with Sport 4 All