It isn’t uncommon for most athletes at the pinnacle of their sport to experience a comedown in a post-Olympic year, but for double Olympic gold medallist Philip Hindes, 2017 couldn’t be further from the truth.
The North West is basking in rugby glory after two teams from Greater Manchester won accolades at the prestigious Crabbie’s National Rugby Awards at Twickenham.
‘Still part of the team’: Injured Trafford sprinter Bundy-Davies wants a part of British relay success
British 400m sprinter Seren Bundy-Davies admits watching her teammates storm to silver at the World Athletics Championships in London has motivated her even more to strive for her own success in the future.
She may have a European gold medal to her name, but 400m runner Seren Bundy-Davies will still be bringing up the rear at a parkrun in Manchester, on Saturday.
‘Sick of silver’: Golden boy Hamer has record making ambitions for World Para Swimming Championships
They say every cloud has a silver lining, but for Rawtenstall swimmer Tom Hamer the colour should really be changed for gold.
Tennis star Liam Broady believes Marcus Willis will be a potent threat if he reaches the main Wimbledon draw, after the Stockport star lost out to him at the second round of the Wimbledon qualifiers in Roehampton.
‘Tough’ Cheadle tennis prospect says with bigger serve he can improve future Road to Wimbledon chances
He may have missed out on the chance to follow in Sir Andy Murray’s footsteps at Wimbledon this summer but Cheadle tennis star Jonah Gethin insists his tennis dreams still burn brightly.
Tennis star Liam Broady hopes to get the better of fellow Brit Marcus Willis when the pair battle it out in Wimbledon qualifying later today.
From ‘handbags’ taunts to promotions and European jaunts… meet Manchester Village Spartans, the North’s first openly gay rugby club
Box-kicked in between two footballing giants and competing with league, rugby union in the north-west might be scrum-half in size compared to other English counties.
“You’ve got to give me some of the credit!” says a smiling Mike Haley on a dreary February day.
On a global level, squash might be a niched sport, but it’s finding a big home in Manchester this year.