Tom Bosworth: British race walker hoping to take the sport where it's never been

Bosworth, 25, hoping to bring the sport into the spotlight

British athlete Jenny Meadows

European Indoor Championships 2015: All that glitters is not gold to Jenny Meadows

Meadows finished second best to Russia’s Yevgeniya Zinurova in Paris four years ago but, 16 months later, her silver was turned into gold when Zinurova was banned for a doping violation

Mo Farah pictured with Hamza Driouch in Ethopia

Mo Farah risks IAAF questions after appearing in Ethiopian training camp with banned drugs cheat Hamza Driouch

Farah has been pictured running with the banned long-distance runner

Greg Rutherford had insisted he would not jump in Prague, but is now eager to win another title

European Indoor Championships 2015: Greg Rutherford performs U-turn and jumps at chance of shot at gold

The Olympic, European and Commonwealth long jump champion will be part of Britain's team in Prague

Mo Farah: Andy Vernon row inspired me to break indoor world record

Farah ran 8min 3.40s at Birmingham Grand Prix

Mo Farah has claimed his Great Britain teammate Andy Vernon questioned his nationality

Vernon fires back at Farah 'lies' in ugly nationality row

Farah alleged his team-mate suggested he did not deserve the title as he was not European

Valentin Balakhnichev has quit as Wada looks into alleged drug use by Russian athletes

Valentin Balakhnichev quits: Russian athletics chief fires parting shot over doping scandals

In a German TV documentary in December, a former Russian athlete claimed that '99%' of the country's Olympic athletes have used performance-enhancing drugs

Mo Farah, Taylor Swift and Andy Vernon

Mo Farah uses Taylor Swift to take dig at rival in Twitter row with fellow athlete Andy Vernon

Star of the 2012 Olympics retorts to accusations he is racing against mediocre opposition

Brave Hyvon Ngetich crawls across the finish line

Watch: Brave Kenyan runner crawls across the finish line during gruelling Austin marathon

Hyvon Ngetich collapsed after 23 miles while she was leading the race

Fit and flying Jenny Meadows shows fine form for European Championships in Prague

British 800 metres indoor title shows 33-year-old is in form before European Championships

Katarina Johnson-Thompson celebrates winning gold in the womens high jump

British Indoor Athletics Championships: Katarina Johnson-Thompson and Morgan Lake reach new heights

Johnson-Thompson broke the British high-jump record

Dina Asher-Smith crosses the line to the womens 60 metres final during the Sainsbury's British Athletics Indoor Championships

Dina Asher-Smith: The British sprinter is busy making history

Equally at home on the track as she is in a lecture hall, young British sprinter has the world at her feet

Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt reveals plans to retire in 2017 - but not before a final swansong at the Olympic Stadium in London

It had been thought the Jamaican sprinter would end his career after the 2016 Olympics

Chijindu Ujah

Chijindu Ujah backs Britain to earn its go-faster stripes

The sub-10 second runner says Britain can become one of the best nations in sprinting

Alan Oliveira and Oscar Pistorius at the 2012 London Paralympics

Oscar Pistorius: Rival Paralympian Alan Oliveira wants to see jailed athlete return to competitive action when he's released from prison

Pistorius could be released from prison this year despite being jailed last October for shooting dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

WimbledonPeople have been smearing chocolate spread and Vegemite on their face to show their support for Wimbledon star
A view of spectators on 'Henman Hill' in 2014
Wimbledon Every remaining singles participant, including Andy Murray, is in action. Paul Newman provides the low down on the matches
REPORT Andy Murray is the last Briton standing in the singles
REPORTThe Swiss sees off big-server to ease into fourth round
footballThe former England captain was good enough to bring rather a lot of beer with him
A man attempts to move the iguana and gets a tail-whip for his efforts
VIDEO Arsenal defender sees his Miami holiday disrupted by an unwelcome visitor
Andre Greipel (left) celebrates as he crosses the finish line on stage two ahead of Great Britain's Mark Cavendish
Tour de FranceReportFrustrated Manxman has to make do with fourth
Matt Prior has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket at the age of 33
cricketEXCLUSIVE COLUMNOur new columnist Matt Prior knows what it takes to win the Ashes, and here the former wicketkeeper looks ahead to the latest series and assesses the two teams
Alastair Cook celebrates reaching his double century at Brisbane on his way to 235 not out in a drawn Test. He goes on to score 766 runs in the series.
COMMENTEngland’s skipper has a reputation for being cautious
England’s batsmen must find a way to deal with the threat of Australia’s strike bowlers Johnson and Starc
more WimbledonREPORTJames Ward's finest-ever grand slam showing has ended
REPORTDustin Brown's SW19 success story is over
REPORT Jelena Jankovic stuns No 1 seed with upset victory
footballREVEALED When will your team be live on TV?
Wojciech Szczesny in the gym
VIDEO Arsenal goalkeeper shows he's ready to battle with Petr Cech
Otago Highlanders celebrate winning the Super Rugby title
Rugby UnionREPORT Highlanders 21 Hurricanes 14: Flanker scores one try and creates another to clinch Super Rugby spoils
Holly Bradshaw, then Bleasdale, competing in the World Indoor Championship pole vault last year
ATHLETICSA back injury made 2013 a write-off for her
David Warner, pictured, has accused England's Joe Root of being racially insensitive
CRICKETComments sure to raise tensions between the sides four days before the start of the Ashes
Andrew Flintoff consoles the Australian bowler Brett Lee following England’s victory at Edgbaston in 2005
Matt Majendie speaks to four key protagonists who were at the heart of stunning 2005 series
England’s Ben Stokes impressed during the last Ashes series despite the scoreline
The Ashes: 'I'm definitely expecting there to be some feuds out on the pitch,' says England batsman
Damien Martyn celebrates his maiden Test century against England in 2001
The Ashes: Aussie veteran of that series, believes hosts' may become unstoppable if they win first Test
Sport blogs

The Football Lawyer: The career of a Premier League footballer is similar to that of a City professional

In football, where money talks, there are few pronouncements louder than the salary of a Premier Lea...

A World Cricket XI for the ages

One man’s pursuit of cricketing nerd nirvana: an all-time XI made up of a player from each decade 19...

Wheels: Journeys in Parlympic Sport

The World Cup is all well and good, but James Moore can't wait for the arrival of new chairs for his...

The Independent around the web
Latest stories from i100
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?
Independent Dating

By clicking 'Search' you
are agreeing to our
Terms of Use.

Career Services
Featured Advertorials

Day In a Page

The Greek referendum exposes a gaping hole at the heart of the European Union – its distinct lack of any genuine popular legitimacy

Gaping hole at the heart of the European Union

Treatment of Greece has shown up a lack of genuine legitimacy
Number of young homeless in Britain 'more than three times the official figures'

'Everything changed when I went to the hostel'

Number of young homeless people in Britain is 'more than three times the official figures'
Compton Cricket Club

Compton Cricket Club

Portraits of LA cricketers from notorious suburb to be displayed in London
London now the global money-laundering centre for the drug trade, says crime expert

Wlecome to London, drug money-laundering centre for the world

'Mexico is its heart and London is its head'
The Buddhist temple minutes from Centre Court that helps a winner keep on winning

The Buddhist temple minutes from Centre Court

It helps a winner keep on winning
Is this the future of flying: battery-powered planes made of plastic, and without flight decks?

Is this the future of flying?

Battery-powered planes made of plastic, and without flight decks
Isis are barbarians – but the Caliphate is a dream at the heart of all Muslim traditions

Isis are barbarians

but the Caliphate is an ancient Muslim ideal
The Brink's-Mat curse strikes again: three tons of stolen gold that brought only grief

Curse of Brink's Mat strikes again

Death of John 'Goldfinger' Palmer the latest killing related to 1983 heist
Greece debt crisis: 'The ministers talk to us about miracles' – why Greeks are cynical ahead of the bailout referendum

'The ministers talk to us about miracles'

Why Greeks are cynical ahead of the bailout referendum
Call of the wild: How science is learning to decode the way animals communicate

Call of the wild

How science is learning to decode the way animals communicate
Greece debt crisis: What happened to democracy when it’s a case of 'Vote Yes or else'?

'The economic collapse has happened. What is at risk now is democracy...'

If it doesn’t work in Europe, how is it supposed to work in India or the Middle East, asks Robert Fisk
The science of swearing: What lies behind the use of four-letter words?

The science of swearing

What lies behind the use of four-letter words?
The Real Stories of Migrant Britain: Clive fled from Zimbabwe - now it won't have him back

The Real Stories of Migrant Britain

Clive fled from Zimbabwe - now it won’t have him back
Africa on the menu: Three foodie friends want to popularise dishes from the continent

Africa on the menu

Three foodie friends want to popularise dishes from the hot new continent
Donna Karan is stepping down after 30 years - so who will fill the DKNY creator's boots?

Who will fill Donna Karan's boots?

The designer is stepping down as Chief Designer of DKNY after 30 years. Alexander Fury looks back at the career of 'America's Chanel'