It’s going to be tough to win title admits traithlon star Jonny Brownlee
Jonny Brownlee was doing the rounds in Leeds yesterday, happily listening to amateurs who had raced in the minor events at the ITU World Series over the weekend, fulfilling his sponsorship obligations, and taking time to reflect on what was a bittersweet homecoming.
Road to Tokyo 2020: Jess Leyden quick to put Rio hurt behind her in rowing race to Tokyo
Having missed out on qualification for the Olympic Games 12 months ago, former world junior champion Jess Leyden has the bit between her teeth to ensure the same disappointment won’t befall her in the future.
Queen of the ring Nicola Adams proud to be back on home soil
The patrons of East End Park Working Men’s Club had no idea that the teenager peeking through the curtains in front of them would blaze a trail for minority sport. Twenty years ago, when she fought as an amateur in modest surroundings and thick cigarette smoke, Nicola Adams’s dreams were gently ridiculed. Women’s boxing at the Olympic Games? No chance.