The Winter Olympic Games Beijing 2022
Read the new content published throughout the Winter Olympics, offering an insight into what it's like competing at the highest level in winter sports.
Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics – Welcome to the risk takers and the fearless
Simon Rea previews the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing and looks at who are Team GB's best chances of winning medals.
A head for heights: How athletes keep calm at altitude
Many athletes at Beijing 2022 will find themselves in the start gate ready to race in an event which can threaten injury as much as promise victory. The question is how do they cope?
Why would British athletes choose winter sports?
What's the attraction of winter sports in a mild climate?
Thrill seeking and risk taking - what has made extreme sports into a worldwide phenomenon?
Adventure sports have crossed over into the mainstream and Candice Lingam-Willgoss explores the appeal of these exciting activities.
Resilience: The magic ingredient for Olympians?
Arguably, it has been a longer, and more challenging, road to Tokyo 2020 than any other Olympic Games in recent times. So how were the athletes and their support teams, able to pick up themselves up following the disappointment of the cancelled games last year and prepare for the rescheduled event? In this article, Dr Nichola Kentzer considers ...
How to help your child become a future Olympian
The Olympic and Paralympic games show us that there is a sport for everyone. Dr Jane Dorrian looks at the ways you can inspire your child to be a future star.
Game-changing free courses
We've put together a selection of our top free courses - perfect if you're a budding athlete, a coach or mentor, psychologist, or if you just want to find out more about sport and fitness.
Training for speed and power in sport and fitness
In this free course you will explore two aspects of strength and conditioning in sport and fitness: speed and power. Strength and conditioning is the physical preparation of athletes and in this course you will explore the physiology of speed before looking at training methods to develop speed. You will also look at power which is a concept ...
Learning from sport burnout and overtraining
Sport can place high levels of stress on athletes, coaches and others involved. If unable to cope with these stresses they may be vulnerable to developing burnout. This free course, Learning from sport burnout and overtraining, examines burnout in sport from various perspectives including both the coach’s and athlete’s perspective. Drawing on ...
Try our Olympic related interactives
Challenge yourself to see if you master our sporting interactives and come out a winner.
Medal Quest: Can you guide a promising young athlete to championship success?
Can you help a talented child athlete make it all the way to the Olympic finals based on the choices you make for them at key stages in their development? Try our game and find out.
Level: 1 Introductory
Have you ever wondered which sport you're most suited to? Play this interactive game to find out if you’ve got what it takes physically, psychologically and socially to make it to the podium at the Olympics and Paralympics.
Level: 1 Introductory
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