World Championships: Rabah Yousif proud to raise the bar in London
Middlesbrough’s Rabah Yousif says the desire not to let his team-mates down was the major motivation behind his part in Great Britain’s 4x400m relay squad winning a bronze medal on the final night of the World Championships in London.
Nick Westby: Time to raise the roof for Britain’s proud, unassuming sporting greats
Last month on the slopes of the Pyrenees and the Alps, and on the Champs Elysees in Paris, Chris Froome proved once again that he is the greatest grand tour cyclist of the decade by winning a fourth Tour de France crown in five years.
Sheffield’s Max Litchfield gives his all but is edged out yet again in Budapest
MAX LITCHFIELD left nothing in the tank in the 400m individual medley on the final night of the World Championships, but there was a familiar feeling for the Sheffield swimmer after another fourth-place finish.
Olympic champions Laugher and Mears fall short - but there’s a new City of Leeds duo to celebrate
Olympic champions Jack Laugher and Chris Mears had to settle for fourth in the men’s 3m synchronised event at the World Championships in Budapest on Saturday, just hours after two younger members of the City of Leeds Diving club made their mark.