Kate Jayden: “Just because you can’t change the world, it doesn’t mean you shouldn’t try and change somebody’s world.”

Not many people have achieved a world record, and even fewer would say that the record was no more than a vehicle for putting their message out there, but that is exactly what Kate Jayden would say about their latest achievement. The Great Britain age group triathlete put away their bike and swimming gear to …

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Extra Time 6 with Pride of the Terraces

A common idea when discussing progress for the LGBTQIA+ community is that things are changing generation by generation. There is definitely evidence to suggest young people are more likely to identify as LGBTQIA+ than before, despite the also increasing levels of anti-trans sentiment in particular across various different outlets. That is a sign of the …

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Andy Paul: “All of my squad know who I am, and they are very defensive of me which is lovely.”

Although athletics has always been in Andy Paul's life, he was never seen as particularly sporty at school. Paul's mother was a multi-eventer, competing in sprint races, hurdles and long jump, while his father used to be a race official. Therefore, it was perhaps no surprise that Paul, his brother and his sister all got …

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Vixx: “If I lost everybody, I was still going to do it.”

In many ways, Vixx is where he is now by chance. A personal trainer, fitness consultant, massage therapist and nutritional therapist as well as running marathons, it seems a far cry from working in a cinema to make some money at university when his journey started to take shape. Working his way up from projectionist …

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