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Shanaze Reade gears up for the Olympics

In the same week that Olympic Organising Committee Chariman, Seb Coe, visited the newly completed 2012 mountain biking course at Hadleigh in Essex, one of the U.K.’s brightest cycling hopes has suggested that she might be challenging for gold on two fronts at next year’s London games. Shanaze Reade, 22, from Crewe, had been tipped for the top at the BMX event in Beijing at the 2008 Olympic... 

Zoe Gillings defies odds to finish 7th in Snowboard World Championships.

If you were to look up the meaning of the word “Determined” in OED, you would probably find a picture of Zoe Gillings there. Gillings, who is one of the brightest hopes of British snowsports, finished 7th in the recent Snowboard World Championships, held in La Molina in Spain, despite having to overcome some significant obstacles in order to stay on form. The result in Spain moves Zoe... 

Rule Britannia! Ed McKeever delivers for team GB at the Canoe Sprint World Championship

  Britain’s Champion Canoe and Kayak racers put in a great show at the Canoe Sprint World Championship in Poland early this week. A final rally by star of the piece, Ed McKeever, ensured a Gold for Great Britain in the K1 200 meters race. The pleasure of the British team and canoe/kayak enthusiasts was doubled by the knowledge that this event had recently been added to the Olympics for London... 
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