Saab chief test pilot Hans Einerth and Carola Hayos
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How to fly a fighter jet with the FT

Saab’s chief test pilot Hans Einerth demonstrates how to walk, talk and fly like a real ‘Top Gun’

James Davis and Jeremy Taylor at the Leon Paul Fencing Centre
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FT Masterclass: Fencing with James Davis

One of the rising stars of British fencing has built a career on a childhood love of his ‘Star Wars’ lightsaber

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Trimaran set to take round Britain record

Oman Sail’s Musandam already two hours inside course record

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Bertha puts UK sailing record in sight

Trimaran Musandam screams ahead of the 28-strong fleet

Joe Durso with The Kid
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FT Masterclass: One-wall handball with Joe Durso

An all-time great in the hard and fast world of American handball breaks in John O’Connor. Ouch!

Simon and Yasmin Le Bon sailing aboard Azzam during the Artemis Challenge at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week in Cowes on the Isle of Wight
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French trimaran wins Artemis Challenge

Prince-de-Bretagne first in 50-mile dash round Isle of Wight

Evan Sharp and Hannah Kuchler
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FT Masterclass: Frisbee with Pinterest co-founder Evan Sharp

The design genius behind the hugely successful scrapbooking site shows his moves. But can he demonstrate the tricky ‘flick’ he honed as a college champion?

Oliver Pickup is put through his paces by Katy Mclean
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FT Masterclass: Rugby training with Katy Mclean

The England skipper leads her squad through 90 minutes of ‘utter beasting’ before next week’s Women’s Rugby World Cup

Laura Trott
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Pursuits special: Women at the top of their game

London 2012 cycling champion Laura Trott sets her sights on the Commonwealth Games while England women’s rugby captain Katy Mclean gets ready for next week’s Women’s Rugby World Cup

Olympic gold medalist Shirley Robertson sailing with Jeremy Taylor
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FT Masterclass: Sailing with Shirley Robertson

Jeremy Taylor gets in the mood for Cowes Week with the double Olympic gold-medallist

Sailing special: From St Petersburg to Cowes

As the Extreme Sailing Series hits Russia, Roman Hagara puts Henry Foy through his paces. PLUS: On the eve of Cowes Week, Olympic gold medallist Shirley Robertson takes the helm for an FT Masterclass

A walk with the FT: The Isle of Portland route

A walk with writer Sue Clifford is as quirky as her guidebooks. Learn about opes, lerrets and the creature unlucky enough to stop fishermen in their tracks

FT Masterclass: Rugby sevens with Ben Gollings

When a former England sevens captain warns him that people only remember the tackles you miss, Oliver Pickup knows he’s in trouble

Poker with Steven Levitt

Tim Harford understands Texas Hold’Em but can he play it? Perhaps he shouldn’t start by challenging the ‘millionaire genius’ and co-author of ‘Freakonomics’

Barometer: The Gallivant, Rye, East Sussex

From the terrace, a high sand dune eclipses the view of Camber Sands, the asset that gives the hotel its motto: ‘eat, sleep, beach’

Venetian rowing with Jan Dalley

Very few people still practice the traditional Venetian art of stand-up rowing. But a non-profit organisation is keen on preserving the old water culture

Horse-racing commentary with Simon Holt

It takes verbal dexterity, quick wits and a good memory for colours. But the Channel 4 commentator makes a difficult discipline sound remarkably easy

Goalkeeping with Michel Vorm

Should you aim low? Disguise your run-up? Or just wait awhile? The Dutch goalkeeper explains the best way to take a penalty kick

Penalty-taking with Michel Vorm

Should you aim low? Disguise your run-up? Or just wait awhile? The Dutch goalkeeper explains all

FT Masterclass: Fell running with Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee

The Olympic triathlon heroes share their other great sporting passion with Mark Bailey