IAAF World Championships 2017: How to get involved

The 16th IAAF World Championships kicked off in London last week, and will be rounding up this Sunday, 13 August. From Usain Bolt’s bronze in his final solo race to Mo Farah’s triumphant 10,000m race, there’s been heaps going on – and we’re almost feeling inspired to give it a go ourselves. Here are some […]

The yoga trends you NEED to know about

Today is International Yoga Day. Whether you know your downward dog from your warrior pose or not, the ancient physical, mental and spiritual practice is one that’s well worth embracing. Originating in India about 2,000 years ago, yoga is good for building strength, flexibility and for clearing your mind, decreasing stress and helping you unwind […]

Your October Week Sorted

The best school breaks have a good balance between relaxation and excitement so plan some days out with friends as well as making the most of your time to chill out. We’ve rounded up the best of gigs, activities and more to make this your best October Week yet. Gigs we ain't ever getting older […]

How I became a sports reporter: Kieran Canning, AFP

Kieran Canning, originally from Airdrie, is living the DREAM. Based in Madrid, he’s the Spanish sports correspondent for AFP (Agence France-Presse), a major French news agency. His day is consumed by sport – mostly football – and he’s covered some of the biggest events the sporting calendar has to offer. He’s currently in Rio chasing […]

Olympic Sports: Get Involved

All eyes are on Rio tonight for the opening of the 2016 Olympic Games. Across 16 days, a record-breaking 11,000 athletes will compete to win glory for their home country in 28 Olympic Sports , and the eyes of the world will be watching. Inspired to take part? We’ve selected some exciting Olympic events you can […]

Team Scotland! Here are the Scottish Olympians you need to know

Can you believe it, the Olympic Games 2016 have finally arrived! The arrival of Rio is equal to the hysteria you would get if you crossed Pippa Middleton’s bum with Beyoncé’s surprise album and the latest apple product. We are all very excited. But what is really sending us over the edge is the news […]

Five Bad-Ass Serena Williams Moments

She’s an athlete, model, performer, brand ambassador, feminist and role model for sportspeople everywhere. Serena Williams smashed her way to Wimbledon victory on Sunday by winning her 22nd Grand Slam title, bringing her into a tie for Open era record on Grand Slam singles titles. But Serena hasn’t just been killing it on centre court. She recently spoke […]

World’s Best Football Commentary Moments #R1Commentary

Radio 1’s Chris Stark and Scott Mills have caused a stir with their alternative football commentary for BBC’s Euro 2016 semi-final coverage, France versus Germany. Here we pop into the commentary box to scream, shout, sweat, cry and squeal with the world’s top commentators. Let’s start with Iceland…. “NEVER WAKE ME UP! WE ARE NEVER GOING […]