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Christian Taylor interview: USA’s triple-jump king on George Floyd, rule 50 and starting an athletics revolution

Christian Taylor holds many ambitions as president of his newly formed athlete’s union, but in the wake of George Floyd’s murder one goal stands above the rest. He describes it as “the battle of rule 50” – a mission to rewrite the part of the Olympic charter which bans “demonstration or political, religious or racial propaganda”, wording which means any […]

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Team GB’s Williams accuses Police of ‘racial profiling’ after stop and search

Team GB sprinter Bianca Williams has accused the Metropolitan Police of "racial profiling" after she and her partner were stopped and search in front of their baby. Bianca, 26, and Portuguese sprinter Ricardo dos Santos were handcuffed with their three-month-old baby present on Saturday afternoon. A video of the incident, which occurred in west London, went viral on social media […]

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Katarina Johnson-Thompson can become a British great, says Daley Thompson

Katarina Johnson-Thompson can become a British great, according to Daley Thompson. The two-time Olympic decathlon champion believes heptathlete Johnson-Thompson can join the sporting heavyweights. The 25-year-old won the world title in Doha last year and was all set to fight defending champion Nafi Thiam for Olympic gold in Tokyo this summer before the Games were postponed until 2021 because of […]

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