We ask four stars the same five questions. This time it’s the turn of Natasha Jonas (boxing). Stay tuned to sportsister’s interviews page for answers from Jo Jackson (race walking), Tonia Couch (diving) and Holly Bleasdale (pole vault). NATASHA JONAS Boxing 1. Which sport would you most like front-row tickets for at London 2012? The [...]
Catriona Matthew, from North Berwick, is playing practically on her own doorstep as she goes in pursuit of a second consecutive Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open title at Archerfield Links this week.
Let us take you back to 14 August 2009; the inclusion of women’s boxing in the London 2012 Games is official and for the first time in the history of the Olympics, women will be able to compete in every sport.
Competing in the 70kg field next week in Russia at the Judo European Championships will be Sally Conway, Samoa World Cup winner and Olympic Test Event silver medallist, who will be hoping to win a medal and secure her place on the Olympic GB team.
British heptathlete Jessica Ennis will begin her outdoor season in the 100m hurdles at the Powerade Great CityGames in Manchester on May 20.
Holly Bleasdale became the youngest ever pole vault medallist, male or female, at the World Indoor Championships earlier this month, when she bagged bronze with a jump of 4.70m.
In the last few years the Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) scene has exploded in the UK. Now the latest addition is the introduction of SUP Fitness classes, which are already a big hit in the US.
With Sara Head’s hoard of medals and her selection for London 2012 it’s hard to believe that the 31-year old began playing table tennis without a firm game-plan.
Sophie Denis is a mutli-sport athlete and mountain climber based in New York City. An inspiring story, Sportsister’s Mountain Girl Blogger, Sophie Nicholson, jumped at the chance to hear all about it – climber to climber.
She’s a double Olympian, three-time World Champion, six-time European Champion, Commonwealth Champion and has seven consecutive National Championships titles to her name. We caught up with Beth Tweddle to talk 2012 – with a few reader questions added in along the way.