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Respect the water this summer
Did you know over two-thirds of people who died around the UK coast over the past four years are male? On average, 160 people drown around the UK coast each year. That's more than those killed in cycling accidents.
Fit for the fight
UFC fighter Conor McGregor has the aerobic capacity of a Premier League footballer plus the strength endurance of an elite rugby player, according to sports scientist Professor Greg Whyte.
Confidence key for Quillan
The past 12 months have not been easy for Quillan Isidore. A long-term leg injury kept him out for eight months and having spent the past few months battling to get back to his best, he suffered another setback last month as he broke his collarbone.
Oldham out to impress
With the Commonwealth Games little over two weeks away, we preview gymnast Sam Oldham's chances of gold in Glasgow.
Scholars set for Glasgow
The Commonwealth Games in Glasgow begin in just two weeks with a total of six Sky Academy Sports Scholars in line to compete.
Tweet us to glory, say Commonwealth Games medal hopefuls as they prepare for Glasgow.
60 years on...
Six decades after running the first four-minute mile, Sir Roger Bannister recalls the moment.
Ice is nice
Nicola Minichiello was queen of the ice in 2009 when she became world champion in the two-woman bobsleigh.
Tips for the top
Three-time squash world champion Nick Matthew explains what it takes to be the best of the best.
Christie moving on
On Friday, three weeks to the day since Elise Christie’s Olympic dream came crashing down in Sochi, the British short-track speed skater will be back in action at another major competition, the ISU World Championships in Montreal.
Sam's Glasgow goal
Sam Oldham has set his sights on wowing the selectors at the upcoming English and British Championships to ensure himself of a place at the summer’s two biggest events – the European Championships and the Commonwealth Games.
Completing the comeback
Holly Bleasdale has the chance to put a year marred by injury well and truly behind her this Sunday.
Black's Rio focus
"We can't emphasise too much how it's all part of this journey towards the Olympic Games and the World Championships."
Back in the pack
There is nothing worse for an athlete than being injured. Forced to watch from the sidelines as your rivals and team-mates train and compete. For almost two years though, that is exactly the situation Louis Persent has found himself in.
No pain, no gain
Last weekend saw Sheffield play host to the British Indoor Athletics Championships as the country's finest battled it out in the hope of making the GB squad for next month's World Indoor Championships in Poland.
Jumping into the unknown
Olivia Breen set her sights on long jump success at the European Championships and Commonwealth Games despite having only taken up the event in the past few months.
Building the foundations II
Having coached numerous athletes to Olympic medals it is fair to say that Tony Lester knows better than most what it takes to get to the very top of their sport.
More to come
The first long-course international swimming meet of 2014 takes place this weekend, with the world's best swimmers competing at the Flanders Cup in Belgium.
Building the foundations
Having coached numerous athletes to Olympic medals it is fair to say that Tony Lester knows better than most what an athlete needs to get to the very top of their sport.
Help or hindrance?
With the Winter Olympics little over a month away, the assumption would be that all those competing would be ironing out any problems, with the focus solely on the Games.