Olympic silver medalist and former world champion Keri-Anne Payne, fresh from a recent break from open water swimming, talks to Josh Sweetman-Lemay about everything swimming, growing up and her idea of a perfect roast as she prepares to take on the British Gas SwimBritain challenge for a second time.

By Josh Sweetman-Lemay

Conor McGregor was no different to most young boys growing up in Britain’s inner-city neighbourhoods.  During the Dublin-native’s schooldays, he would occasionally find tension in the playground that resulted in altercations.Ironically, he benefited more from those incidents rather than analysing Shakespeare or solving algebra.

By Andrew Lee

It’s no secret netball has been in the shadows of other sports in the country for decades.The media are usually occupied with football, cricket and rugby, and even after that, golf, snooker and darts tend to be next in line.Nevertheless, Lindsay Keable is optimistic of the future in her field.

By Andrew Lee

As he prepares for this year’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Ollie Hynd MBE will have to find motivation knowing that his biggest rival will not be in the field - his brother.  Ollie and Sam Hynd were both born with neuromuscular myopathy, a condition that weakens the legs.

By Freddie Harding