Posts Tagged ‘sport’

  • Allyson Felix – the golden girl acknowledges the true champion

    Golden girl Allyson Felix won two golds and a silver on the track at the 2016 Rio Olympics to add to her huge trophy list. Allyson is a true champion with a great attitude. But she is more...

  • Ian McCormack – In Search of the Perfect Wave

    Ian McCormack was diving for lobster on the small Island of Mauritius when he was stung by five Box-Jellyfish. Scientists quote this particular type of Jellyfish as being among the most...

  • Colin Cooper – Son of a Witch!

    “I never had trouble believing in the supernatural”, Colin says, “because my mother was a witch!” It was quite usual for pictures to slide across the wall or for household objects...

  • Kriss Akabusi, MBE – Olympic Athlete

    Highly decorated medallist Kriss Akabusi won gold medals for 400 metres at the World, European and Commonwealth Championships, together with silver and bronze medals at the Olympic Games....

  • Hansie Cronje – Top Cricketer Takes a Journey Into Life

    By Charles Gardner. Out of Africa comes yet another inspiring story – a sporting tale with a difference; to lift you, bring you to tears and finally to leave you with hope in your heart....

  • Charles Gardner – Marathon Runner and Writer

    A South African-born marathon runner was stopped in his tracks by what he later concluded to be a ‘divine’ hand. And though he was gutted at the time, it was to prove a life-changing...

  • Brian Sternberg – Record-breaking Pole Vaulter

     Brian Sternberg became the world record holder in the men’s pole vault in 1963. He set one of his records on 25th May that year in Modesto, California with a huge jump of 16 feet and 7...

  • Brian Wall – The ‘Old Soldier’

    Brian was a professional soldier. As a child and teenager he had excelled at sport, and athletics in particular. Then he joined the British Army where he spent over twenty years serving his...

  • Keith Oliver, BEM – aiming for gold

    A top British Olympic athlete and trainer in the 1970‘s and 80’s, Keith was hoping for a gold medal at the Winter Olympics. After competing in three consecutive games, he emerged with...

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