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  1. June 8, 2012

    Touched by glory

     Jesse Owens’ spike Owens wore these shoes to sprint into the history books in 1936 when he won four gold medals in...

  2. July 6, 2011

    Alternative careers No.3: Athlete – Winning gold creates income and profession

    Dame Kelly Holmes is delighted with her second working life. Her achievements in sport and success in international running...

  1. April 8, 2011

    Olympic flame shows up soccer’s ugly side

    Everyone had an opinion on Wayne Rooney’s foul-mouthed outburst into a TV camera which this week earned the Manchester...

  2. May 25, 2010

    The public image: Carlsberg targets England World Cup fans

    Client: Carlsberg Agency: Saatchi & Saatchi Territory: UK Verdict: As the football World Cup nears, companies selling...

  3. May 24, 2010

    The public image: Carlsberg

    Client: Carlsberg Agency: Saatchi & Saatchi Territory: UK Verdict: As the football World Cup nears, companies selling...

  4. December 14, 2009

    High Speed 1 rail service starts full service

    The UK’s first domestic high-speed rail service, which began on Monday, will be seen as significant as the dawn of the...

  5. April 1, 2009

    Slimmed down feast awaits

    World leaders will tonight take their seats at 10 Downing Street, the prime minister's residence, for a feast prepared by...

  6. June 20, 2008

    Britain shows pedal power

    Success in international cycling has been so sporadic for British riders that the names tend to resonate down the decades –...

  7. March 29, 2008

    My Health: Dame Kelly Holmes

    Dame Kelly Holmes, 37, won gold medals in the 800m and 1500m at the Athens Olympics in 2004. She now works against childhood...

  8. March 24, 2006

    Youngsters in fast track to brighter future

    When the London 2012 Olympics were little more than a gleam in the eye of Lord Sebastian) Coe, Christine Ohuruogu kicked her...

  9. January 10, 2006

    Plumbers and welders go for gold

    Dateline Melbourne - May 11 2006 The search is on for Polish plumbers and panel beaters with British grandmothers, after...

  10. January 9, 2006

    Notebook

    Plumbers and welders go for gold Dateline Melbourne – May 11 2006 The search is on for Polish plumbers and panel beaters...

  11. December 10, 2005

    The race against time

    After winning his fourth Olympic gold medal, at Atlanta in 1996, the legendary British rower Sir Steve Redgrave made a...

  12. December 7, 2005

    'We can win World Cup'

    England will go into next summer's football World Cup finals with the official tag as the second-best side. Sven-Göran...

  13. November 5, 2005

    ROUND-UP

    *Police increased banning orders for disruptive football fans by 21 per cent last season and saw an 11 per cent decrease in...

  14. September 14, 2005

    Ashes victors revel in the nation's delight

    England's victorious cricketers enjoyed a day of set-piece celebrations after their thrilling success in this summer's...

  15. July 21, 2005

    Injury blow for Kelly Holmes

    Kelly Holmes will miss next month's World Championships in Helsinki after losing her battle against a recurring Achilles...

  16. July 7, 2005

    Nerves give way to victory salutes in Trafalgar Square

    "Do you think we're going to win?" the pop singer Rachel Stevens screamed to a packed Trafalgar Square. The deafening...

  17. July 6, 2005

    UK springs into action

    UK companies were quick out of the blocks on Wednesday after the starting gun was fired on preparations for the 2012...

  18. March 5, 2005

    Stamina may well tell for Parisian Games bid

    No doubt inadvertently, Kelly Holmes, Britain's double Olympic track champion, recently put her finger on why Paris is...

  19. March 4, 2005

    Experience tells in late push for Olympics

    It was inadvertent, no doubt. But Britain’s double Olympic champion middle-distance runner Kelly Holmes recently put her...

  20. February 23, 2005

    One change for England

    England have made one change to their starting line-up for Sunday's Six Nations game against Ireland in Dublin, with Bath's...

  21. February 15, 2005

    Veritosh

    Hats off to Robert Kilroy-Silk who, while outlining the anti-immigration plans of his Veritas party yesterday, spoke out...

  22. January 28, 2005

    Philip Coggan: Hedging your bets

    Hedge funds ended 2004 at a sprint, rather like Kelly Holmes breasting the tape to win her two Olympic gold medals. After a...

  23. January 18, 2005

    Binge bidding fears stalk the Olympics

    Tessa Jowell yesterday said there would be no retreat on government efforts to bring the Olympic Games to London in 2012 in...

  24. January 17, 2005

    Notebook

    Binge bidding fears stalk the Olympics Tessa Jowell on Monday said there would be no retreat on government efforts to bring...

  25. January 4, 2005

    Honours uneven

    Like many people studying the honours list I worry we have not done enough for our Olympic athletes to secure the Games in...

  26. December 31, 2004

    Following is a selection from the New Year honours list:

    Robert Gerard Finch, for services to the City of London. Alan Jeffrey Jones, chairman, Toyota Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd....

  27. December 31, 2004

    New Year Honours

    Following is a selection from the New Year honours list: Knights Bachelor Robert Gerard Finch, for services to the City of...

  28. December 13, 2004

    ROUND UP

    * Double Olympic gold medallist Kelly Holmes was last night named BBC Sports Personality of the Year. The former army...

  29. November 9, 2004

    EMPLOYERS' CHIEF JOINS OLYMPIC BID TEAM

    London 2012 has beefed up the powerful team of ambassadors working to bring the Olympic Games to London by signing up Digby...

  30. September 20, 2004

    Shaheen shows what might have been

    There's rarely a dull moment when Saïf Saaeed Shaheen is around, and yesterday's World Athletics final in Monaco was no...

  31. September 16, 2004

    Khan forced to box clever

    If anybody was in doubt about Amir Khan's intentions, they shouldn't be. At every opportunity on his way to winning an...

  32. September 13, 2004

    Holmes pays for Olympic celebrations

    Even defeat could not wipe the beatific smile from Kelly Holmes' face yesterday, but Berlin proved an Olympic stadium too...

  33. September 2, 2004

    False start for British sprinting

    Relay medals are the consolation prize of the second-rate. It might seem churlish but despite that last-gasp victory in the...

  34. September 1, 2004

    Festivals hit record with Olympian effort

    Edinburgh's festivals have survived grisly weather and competition from the Olympic games to record another record-breaking...

  35. August 30, 2004

    Olympic medals 'will not boost' sports participation

    The Olympic achievements of Kelly Holmes, Matthew Pinsent and the men's sprint relay team are not enough to generate...

  36. August 29, 2004

    Holmes leaves worries behind

    When things are going well, most people would just sit back and enjoy it, but that is the point at which Kelly Holmes really...

  37. August 28, 2004

    Holmes rises from the ranks to the elite

    Athletes never give up dreaming. If they did, they might as well give up athletics, but after her nightmare visit to Athens...

  38. August 27, 2004

    Holmes rises from ranks to the elite

    Athletes never give up dreaming. If they did, they might as well give up athletics, but after her nightmare visit to Athens...

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