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January 20, 2018 6:01 AM Paralympian Michael Churm puts youngsters through their paces

PARALYMPIC silver medallist Michael Churm put young athletes through their paces when he visited a Farnworth primary school. The sprinter was at Cherry Tree Primary School to deliver a session and inspired pupils to do more sport. Rachel Parker, who leads PE through The Orchards Federation of Cherry Tree and Green Fold School, said: "The children had a fantastic 6

January 18, 2018 10:31 PM Ex-world champion hurdler Colin Jackson caught up in race storm amid claims he was called 'n*****' by coach

Racist abuse is 'rampant' in British Athletics according to a leading figure in the sport who claims former world champion Colin Jackson was once called a 'n*****' by his coach. John Isaacs is the former national sprint coach who developed a number of Britain's most successful athletes and this week he made an extremely serious allegation on social media 8

January 16, 2018 9:52 AM Max unveils new gym for our future Olympic stars

BASILDON’S Olympic star, MAX Whitlock MBE, has opened a brand-new gym for the future stars of Team GB at a Southend school. The double Olympic, World, Commonwealth and European champion was at Thorpe Hall School in Wakering Road, to open the Max Whitlock Gymnastics Club for children aged between three and 11. Andrew Hampton, headteacher at Thorpe Hall School 8

January 16, 2018 5:00 AM Failed businessman turned to drug dealing to pay off debts

A FAILED businessman who turned to drug dealing to pay off his debts has kept his freedom because of his voluntary work for junior sport. Alex Brown, 24, had cocaine worth up to £6,600 in street deals when police stopped him near Sand Hutton on the A64 between York and Malton, said Rob Galley, prosecuting. Half the 85g of the drug was high purity, the rest was street 8

January 15, 2018 11:37 PM Four-time Olympic champion Simone Biles says she was sexually abused by former USA team doctor Larry Nassar

Four-time Olympic champion Simone Biles has said she was sexually abused by Team USA's former gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. Nassar is serving 60 years in prison for having child sex abuse images on his computer and is awaiting sentence after admitting assaulting female gymnasts. Biles, who won team, all-around, vault and floor exercise gold medals 12

January 15, 2018 8:00 PM Joseph Parker is an unbeaten world champion who enjoys feasting on raw fish, scorpions and tarantulas... now Anthony Joshua is next on the menu

'I grew up watching him and I saw him in some movies and now he's probably the highest-paid athlete in the world. For him to be Samoan it's pretty inspirational. That is a trait shared by Joshua and, at first glance, they are two fighters with much in common. Both are likeable out of the ring and unbeaten inside it. But their paths to the top could hardly 10

January 14, 2018 4:29 PM Continental Tyres Cup: Arsenal Women and Manchester City Women in final

Holders Manchester City Women will meet Arsenal in the Continental Tyres Cup final after winning semi-finals against Chelsea and Reading respectively. City beat Chelsea 1-0 at Kingsmeadow thanks to Nadia Nadim scoring her second goal in as many games. Arsenal had to come from behind with two goals in the last 10 minutes to beat a determined Reading 3-2. England's 10

January 13, 2018 6:44 AM Comedy actress Bella Emberg dies

She was best known for working with Russ Abbot in the 1980s and starred in top TV shows including The Benny Hill Show and Z cars. Abbot said the comedy actress, who starred with him as Blunderwoman on The Russ Abbot Show, was "a huge comedy talent" and "a woman of immense warmth and generosity". Emberg, whose TV career spanned six decades, appeared in popular 8

January 12, 2018 2:46 PM 'Feeling like a real island girl': Alesha Dixon flashes serious cleavage in busty selfie... as she shares rare bikini snaps during exotic Maldives break

She has escaped to the Maldives for some winter sun with her 'husband' Azuka Ononye and their daughter Azura. And Alesha Dixon appears to be reveling in sun-soaked bliss as she shared a series of rare bikini snaps on Instagram on Friday. The 39-year-old star said she was 'feeling like a real island girl' as she topped up her tan in the exotic location 5

January 11, 2018 6:29 PM Tottenham to host first NFL London game of 2018 in October as London mayor Sadiq Khan tours new £750m stadium with Daniel Levy

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy showed London mayor Sadiq Khan around their new stadium on the day it was announced that White Hart Lane will host the first NFL London game of 2018. Oakland Raiders will take on Seattle Seahawks on October 14 at the 62,000-seater stadium, with the NFL announcing a further two matches to be played at Wembley at the end of October 12 1