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Everyone Active Sporting Champions articles section is where you will find tips from our athletes, insights into their training and articles on getting to the top of your sport.

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Sporting Champions’ Success at the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games

So far, 2022 has been a marquee year for our Sporting Champions athletes. It’s seen many of them – both from the main scheme and Elite Athletes – taking part in a home Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, with several of them experiencing enormous success! With that in mind, we’d like to take this opportunity to […]

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Josie Nelson’s Journey to the 2022 Commonwealth Games

Coming from a sports and cycling-obsessed family, Josie Nelson could hardly escape her two-wheeled destiny. Although she and her three other siblings began in swimming, cycling quickly became the favourite and when the time came to choose one, there was no competition – apart from everyone else on two wheels, that is! Early Success for […]

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Maisie Summers-Newton’s Journey to the 2022 Commonwealth Games

Maisie Summers-Newton is a British para-swimmer who is leading England’s charge in the pool at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. She’s also an Everyone Active Sporting Champions Elite Athlete and her rise has been meteoric. For most people, their sporting careers would still be very much at the fledgling stage, but not Maisie. She […]

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Tin-Tin Ho’s Journey to the Commonwealth Games

If ever a case for nominative determinism could be made, then Tin-Tin Ho would make an excellent subject to study. With a father who played table tennis for Hong Kong – and so obsessed with the sport that he named Tin-Tin’s older brother Ping (and was planning to name Tin-Tin Pong, but was blocked by […]

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When Colin Met Kadeena Cox

Kadeena Cox is one of the country’s most successful Paralympians, with gold medals in both sprinting and cycling at the 2016 and 2020 Paralympic Games (as well as silver and bronze medals in sprinting in 2016 too). Here, she’s chatting to fellow athletic legend and Sporting Champions Ambassador Colin Jackson about how she got into […]

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Colin Jackson Meets Lauren Steadman

Everyone Active Sporting Champion Ambassador Colin Jackson caught up with one of our Elite Athletes, Lauren Steadman to chat about anything and everything. They caught up about Lauren’s training regime, what the good things about being Paralympic champion actually are, what the physical and mental challenges are to achieving your goals, how to deal with […]

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Get to Know the Gadirova Twins this National Siblings Day 2022

Everyone Active Sporting Champions Ambassador and athletics legend Colin Jackson sat down with the rising stars of British gymnastics – identical twins Jessica and Jennifer Gadirova – this National Siblings Day to see how well they know themselves and each other! Who is the messiest? Who was the naughtiest at school? Who is the most […]

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