The Team GB 1500m specialist has used this time to train and catch up with friends, but knows it can be valuable preparation for the Olympic Games in Tokyo next year.
The secret to European champion Dina Asher-Smith’s success is all in a name – that of coach John Blackie, a man she calls her ‘second dad’.
‘She makes the wrong decisions, I make the right ones!’ Dina Asher-Smith’s coach on mentoring star athlete to the top
There’s a guru behind every top sprinter and veteran Bromley coach John Blackie is just that to Dina Asher-Smith.
Jason Kenny is deservedly among the pantheon of Britain’s sporting greats, with a memorable list of triumphs forever etched in his and the nation’s memories.
She may have three European Championships gold medals and two British records to her name, but Dina Asher-Smith insists she’s not getting ahead of herself just yet.
Holly Bradshaw had to dig deep to rediscover her love for pole vaulting but the fire is now burning bright inside the 26-year-old who is confident of getting back to her best.
European Taekwondo Championships: Snapped legs trauma behind her, comeback Queen Walkden says she’d ‘die’ for her sport
Great British two-time taekwondo World Champion Bianca Walkden says she would “die for the sport” ahead of the May 10-13 European Championships in Kazan, Russia.
‘Gold is always on our minds’: Lauren Williams praises GB Taekwondo setup ahead of Euros title defence
Welsh taekwondo star Lauren Williams has outlined her plans to retain her European Championship title two years after earning a surprise gold in Switzerland.
‘Dig deeper’: Tokyo 2020 on Manchester triathlete Taylor-Brown’s mind after mixed relay event addition
Manchester triathlon star Georgia Taylor-Brown admits her ambition to compete at Tokyo 2020 burns even brighter after the addition of a new event to the Olympic programme.
From the pressure to not let anyone down, to the expectations of leading from the front, Callum Skinner is prepared to take everything in his stride in the pursuit for further glory.
Despite being given just a few days notice ahead of his World Series Boxing debut, teenager Will Cawley fought his way into the limelight with an impressive display for the British Lionhearts.