Kirsty Gilmour: “It’s no skin off my nose, I’m just living my life and being me, so if some other person takes a little bit of comfort in that and we can all live a nicer, more open life, then that’s a good thing.”

From the age of four, it was difficult to get a badminton racquet out of Kirsty Gilmour's hands. Realistically, there was never any doubt she would go on to become a professional. Growing up in a family of badminton players, she went to Glasgow's school of sport to combine training and playing with her studies, …

Continue reading Kirsty Gilmour: “It’s no skin off my nose, I’m just living my life and being me, so if some other person takes a little bit of comfort in that and we can all live a nicer, more open life, then that’s a good thing.”

Luke Strong: “I like to believe everything happens for a reason. I don’t know what that reason is yet, but one day hopefully I will.”

The Olympic Games have been a chance to celebrate sport over the last few weeks. Records have been broken, medals have been won, and countries around the world have revelled in their top athletes' successes. One week before the opening ceremony, however, one of the UK's groundbreaking gymnasts put his Olympic dream behind him as …

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