BBC will win the TV rights for the London Marathon despite tempting bid from Channel 4

BBC will win the TV rights for the London Marathon despite tempting bid from Channel 4 – as sprint star Dina Asher-Smith urges UK Athletics to maintain their foothold in London BBC are set to win the race to broadcast the London Marathon from Channel 4 The Beeb persuaded race bosses rights should remain with … Read more

Winter Paralympics: Team GB curler David Melrose taken to hospital after falling out of wheelchair

Team GB paralympic curler David Melrose is taken to hospital with a shoulder injury after the former firefighter fell out of his wheelchair and off the ice during a match against Canada at the Beijing Games David Melrose was playing for Team GB against Canada at Winter Paralympics His wheelchair became caught on edge of … Read more

Sir Jason Kenny admits the decision to retire ‘wasn’t easy’ and he wanted to carry on to Paris 2024

Sir Jason Kenny admits the decision to retire ‘wasn’t easy’ and reveals he wanted to carry on to Paris 2024 but Britain’s greatest Olympian insists the opportunity to coach Team GB sprint squad was too good to pass up By David Coverdale For The Daily Mail Published: 00:00 GMT, 24 February 2022 | Updated: 00:02 … Read more

Care home residents recreate Team GB’s gold medal victory in Edinburgh [video]

Edinburgh care home residents use brooms, mops, but a REAL curling stone to recreate Team GB’s gold medal victory at the Beijing Winter Olympics Residents at Murrayside care home in Edinburgh staged a curling event  Inspired by Team GB victory, they used brooms and mops and real curling stone The smiling residents were able to … Read more

Britain’s Cornelius Kersten misses out on historic speed skating medal by THREE tenths of a second

Britain’s Cornelius Kersten misses out on historic speed skating medal by THREE tenths of a second… But his ninth place finish is best result by a British Olympic skater in 58 years Cornelius Kersten finished ninth in the men’s 1,000 metres on Friday He was just 0.31 seconds behind bronze medallist Haavard Lorentzen of Norway … Read more

Winter Olympics: Great Britain reach semi-finals of women’s curling competition

Great Britain dramatically seal their place in semi-finals of the Winter Olympics women’s curling by TEN CENTIMETRES as they beat the Russians and TWO other results go their way in tense finale Great Britain made the semi-finals of the women’s curling after a tense finale They needed to beat the ROC and hope that other … Read more

Team GB to return without a Winter Olympics medal in the skeleton for the first time since 1998

‘An awful lot of thinking to do’: Team GB’s skeleton team set to return WITHOUT a medal for the first time since 1998 as athletes claim their ‘speed is being haemorraged by the kit’ they’ve been provided with Team GB are yet to win a single medal at this year’s Winter Olympics in Beijing Their … Read more

Winter Olympics: Team GB look set to end their skeleton medal streak after disappointing runs

Team GB look set to end their skeleton medal streak at the Winter Olympics after both Matt Weston and Marcus Wyatt deliver disappointing first-round runs – with Britain making the podium in each of the last FIVE Games Team GB have two athletes competing in the skeleton event at the Olympics  However, both Matt Weston … Read more

Hilarious moment BBC presenter John Watson slips down a dry ski slope

Going off-piste! Hilarious moment sports presenter John Watson loses his balance and veers off a dry ski slope while broadcasting live on BBC Breakfast BBC presenter John Watson was broadcasting live from Aberdeen today  At the start of the segment he began skiing down a dry ski slope – but slipped  Watson was broadcasting from … Read more

Team GB offered cash to support Beijing Winter Olympics on social media

Team GB athletes are offered more than ONE THOUSAND POUNDS to publish pro-Beijing content on social media ahead of next week’s controversial Winter Olympics Sportsmail has been shown emails and texts sent from Chinese PR firms The emails ask some of Britain’s medal hopefuls to post pro-Beijing content  No British athlete is understood to have … Read more