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Andy Murray aced the media – but here’s why tennis...

Issued:14/01/19

The article was first published in The Conversation.By Dr Pete Olusoga and Anna Fitzpatrick.Andy Murray’s impending retirement from tennis is...



I ran 100 miles in a day – this is what happened...

Issued:28/09/18

This article was first published on The Conversation The marathon race has long been considered the ultimate test of human endurance. But the...



DocFest film review – Icarus by Brian Fogle

Issued:12/06/17

By Dr Tom BassindaleBrian Fogle finished the Haute Tour, a tough amateur cycle race, just outside the top ten. This should be seen as a fantastic achievement,...



Dr Tom Bassindale: How meldonium came to be a banned...

Issued:08/03/16

Yesterday, the world's richest sportswoman announced she had tested positive for meldonium, a banned performance enhancing drug, at the first ‘Grand...



Dr Tom Bassindale: In sport, the cheats are usually...

Issued:06/07/15

Yet another big name in sport has been caught up in allegations surrounding a doping scandal. Alberto Salazar, coach to several star athletes including...