The Rio 2016 Olympics might be looming ever closer but reigning slalom canoe gold medallist Etienne Stott admits it is simply a dream come true just to be able to race after a challenging few years.
The 2012 London Olympic Games were a watershed moment for Jonnie Peacock and he has since followed his win with gold medals at the World Championships in Lyon in 2013 and European gold a year later.
Paralympic cyclist Colin Lynch has taken to Indiegogo to raise money for a new prosthetic leg which will help propel him towards Rio 2016.
The Olympic heptathlon champion had not competed since the Anniversary Games in 2013, having taken time out to give birth to her now ten-month-old son Reggie.
Olympic taekwondo champion Jade Jones wants to add World Championships gold to her CV after a flying start to 2015 when she heads into battle at the May 12-18 tournament in Russia.
Lutalo Muhammad, Great Britain’s male representative in the -87kg category for the May 12-18 World Taekwondo Championships in Russia, already has his eye on the 2016 Rio Olympics after a fine start to 2015.
Manchester’s Jordan Gayle, Britain’s male representative in the -63kg category for the May 12-18 World Taekwondo Championships in Russia, says his home nation’s squad is one of the best.
Manchester’s Mahama Cho, Great Britain’s male representative in the +87kg category for the May 12-18 World Taekwondo Championships in Russia, is looking to turn a rollercoaster season around.
Canoeist Tim Baillie, who won gold with partner Etienne Stott in the men’s slalom C2 at London 2012, and Paralympic swimming bronze medallist Natalie Waddon handed Failsworth youngster Rebecca Thomson an award to commemorate the youngster’s Get Set to Make a Change legacy programme efforts.
Beford Olympic canoeing champion Etienne Stott has all the ingredients to repeat his success at Rio 2016 with a new teammate, according to former partner Tim Baillie.
Determined to win sailing’s prestigious prize with a British-based team, the 37-year-old is now behind the bid to win the 35th edition of the America’s Cup in 2017 with his Ben Ainslie Racing Team