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British gymnasts Amy Tinkler, Brinn Bevan and Sam Oldham on the power of social media

Jo Gunston discusses the role of social media on the success of British gymnastics with those in the thick of it

Kelly Smith Testimonial

Celebration Game: Kelly Smith’s testimonial could only end in one way

Kelly Smith’s illustrious football career came to an end the only way she knows how, with a goal; an unusual goal but a goal. A beaming Julie Moorcroft reports

Team GB athletes on… packing disaster or organisational demon?

Having trouble with organisation? Me too, so I asked Asha Philip, Tom Bosworth and David Omoregie how they cope

Seeing running in a new light: Guest blogger Stephen Nash on running blindfolded

What Stephen found most surprising about running ‘blind’ is quite moving.

Beauties and the Bog #sportfilmreview

‘Running in the dark means I just focus on the run and not what’s ahead.’

Eat my dust! Football for women and girls in West Africa is kicking off

No kit, no boots, no pitch, sometimes even no ball? No problem – passion is all you need.

Julie Moorcroft

The eternal quest for sporting glory by guest blogger Julie Moorcroft

Julie’s inner sporty child still whispers, ‘It’s not too late…’

Six gut-wrenching, wince-inducing, agonising, friendship-bonding sport films coming soon

The rollercoaster of life through a sporting lens these films and documentaries cover all emotions.

Karen Darke tests life’s limits to the max

Horrific injuries will not curtail Karen’s limits, but what are those limits? She’s still finding out

Those cretinous football fans…

The football fans you rarely hear about but should because they give you the feels.

Laura Trott is gold to interview as well as on the track

I interviewed Laura Trott a few years ago and we giggled about which sport she could take up after cycling so she could keep winning golds!

Jo tries… stand-up comedy

I got some sport jokes in there, obvs

‘One Night in 2012’: A review

Remember that summer night ahead of London 2012 when we all smiled and felt at one with the world? Relive that with this BBC documentary taking you behind the scenes of the opening ceremony

The best of June’s sport social media so far

From Double Downies and Brownlees to triple runners; to heartbreak and despair, to romance and rain

‘You play like a girl’ by Jo Gunston #worldpoetryday

It’s World Poetry Day so what better time to dust off this little ditty