A teenager who began boxing to stay off the streets and trained in Moss Side Fire Station Boxing Club from the age of eight is now one of the world’s top four.
Olympic gold medallist Etienne Stott believes a crop of promising young canoeists are ready and waiting to build on the success of the Britain’s current senior squad.
Playing for your adopted nation against the country of your birth can bring conflicting emotions, but not for rugby ace Rory Brand.
‘I’m going to get Tokyo gold’: Taekwondo star Lutalo Muhammad sees 2020 Olympic glory as last ‘chapter’
From winning the hearts of the public with his emotional interview after agonisingly missing out on taekwondo gold at Rio 2016, to winning the Children in Need Strictly special – Lutalo Muhammad now has only one thing on his mind and that’s winning Olympic gold at Tokyo 2020.
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.
Golborne’s rising netball star Rebekah Airey believes moving south to be closer to the national team’s training base could prove pivotal as she looks to secure her spot at next year’s Netball World Youth Cup.
‘Backing the Best’: Royton’s England water polo athlete of 2015 targeting Tokyo 2020 Olympics thanks to SportsAid
Like many young athletes up and down the country, Royton water polo sensation Dylan Green has overcome his fair share of trials and tribulations.
Life for Keri-Anne Payne has been somewhat of a whirlwind since returning from the Rio Olympic Games, but Team GB’s self-titled head cheerleader wouldn’t change any of it for the world.
Alderley Edge’s Isobel Wardle will collect her GCSE results like every other Year 11 student this week, but the Cheadle Hulme pupil will do so knowing that, whatever happens, she has had the best summer of her budding golf career.
Golborne’s Rebekah Airey is determined to make the most of this month’s trip to Australia with England Under-21s as she works towards securing her place at the Netball World Youth Cup next year.
Former Sale Shark Rory Brand will realise a long-held dream next season when he starts his professional career at London Irish.