From the nostalgia of China Plates and Pearl Earrings by 25-year-old Jade Jones to the riotous Trollope, Manchester’s Fringe has been “a little bit of everything” according to GMF director Lisa Connor.
‘I want to make a name for myself’: GB’s McNeish does exactly that with taekwondo gold at European Champs
Team GB taekwondo young star Christian McNeish claimed his first European Championships gold with an impressive victory over the home favourite in Kazan, Russia at the weekend.
‘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.
INTERVIEW: Jade Jones chats European taekwondo title defence, Tokyo 2020, Celebs Go Dating and eating beans
Double Olympic taekwondo champion Jade Jones says she is more motivated than ever to achieve triple Olympic success despite recent appearances on reality shows Celebs Go Dating and The Jump.
‘Not enough people know about our sport’: Manchester taekwondo stars on the hunt for future Olympians
Olympic taekwondo stars Bianca Walkden and Aaron Cook are hoping that community events might uncover a future gold-medal winner as the city of Manchester bids for the 2019 world championships.
After breaking onto the senior circuit this year taekwondo fighter Bradly Sinden could be set for a triumphant finish to 2016 after being shortlisted for SportsAid’s prestigious One-to-Watch Award.
Alistair Brownlee became the first athlete to secure successive Olympic triathlon titles as he and brother Jonny secured a fantastic one-two on Day 13 of Rio 2016.
Manchester-based taekwondo duo Jade Jones and Bianca Walkden are confident that Team GB can come away with four medals at the upcoming Olympics.
When you’re this close to an Olympic Games, Rio is always on your mind day and night.
Jade Jones blog: Rio 2016, World Taekwondo Grand Prix vibes, life with Bianca Walkden and pizza craving
In the first of her monthly blogs leading up to Rio, Jade talks about leaving home to move to Manchester and competing in front of the British crowd.
The WTF World Taekwondo Grand Prix finally gets under way today at the Manchester Regional Arena.