Recent articles by Gavin Mortimer

Jessica Ennis-Hill beats her javelin record

Jessica Ennis-Hill beats injury to set personal javelin record

First Post Wed 24 Jul, AT 08:10

Only 500 spectators witnessed this achievement compared with 80,000 who watched her win gold

Froome takes Tour de France hand-in-hand with team-mates

First Post Mon 22 Jul, AT 07:57

'This is one yellow jersey that will stand the test of time,' Froome tells those who question how he did it

Froome on target to win Tour despite energy bar penalty

First Post Fri 19 Jul, AT 08:12

It's not over yet: after a brutal Thursday, he faces two further savage stages before Paris finish

Froome's hollow victory: proof that Armstrong spoiled it for all

First Post Tue 16 Jul, AT 08:15

He should be celebrating the ride of his life; instead the Tour leader is facing unfair doping questions

Warburton out, O'Driscoll set to skipper Lions in decider

First Post Mon 1 Jul, AT 11:04

Tour captain out with hamstring problem but Roberts and Corbisiero could be back for crunch match

Lions make five changes, but will Vunipola be the weak link?

First Post Thu 27 Jun, AT 11:50

Tommy Bowe, who has not played for three weeks, also included in side for second Test

Parling gets call-up after O'Connell's broken arm confirmed

Preview Mon 24 Jun, AT 08:13

Giant lock will be 'sorely missed' by Lions in second Test and Alex Corbisiero may also be non-starter

North and Folau match-up key to Lions and Wallabies clash

Preview Fri 21 Jun, AT 08:13

New Aussie recruit Folau will have his work cut out trying to stop the Lions' giant wing in Brisbane

Lions pick Corbisiero in grizzled pack for first Australia Test

First Post Thu 20 Jun, AT 08:48

Five of forwards played in 2009, but Wales-dominated back line has power and youth

Lions fear for North and Tuilagi, blame the itinerary for injuries

First Post Fri 14 Jun, AT 12:44

Warren Gatland says physicality has caused problems, but what about the mileage?

Anti-gay marriage campaigner issues Tour de France threat

First Post Thu 13 Jun, AT 12:00

Samuel Lafont says he doesn't want to disrupt cycle race but 'to be visible at every stage'

Lions line-up for Saturday has makings of the first Test team

First Post Thu 13 Jun, AT 11:01

Coach Warren Gatland is still looking at 'combinations' in his squad, unbeaten despite injuries

As Lions win 64–0, do these walkovers serve any purpose?

First Post Tue 11 Jun, AT 13:55

Why can't Australia put up a decent opposition in these pre-Test games? There's a reason...

Zilch alors! Mountain man Marcel leaves 'gold-digger' without a sou

First Post Mon 10 Jun, AT 15:17

Chic estate agent who married toothless man 25 years her senior gets nothing after he changes his will

Disrupting Rafa's serve was about gay adoption

First Post Mon 10 Jun, AT 11:10

Topless man who invaded men's final at Roland Garros had 'Hommen' daubed on his back. Why?

Protesters fail to stop Rafael Nadal winning French Open

First Post Mon 10 Jun, AT 09:45

Spaniard wins for eighth time – beating Grand Slam records set by Federer and Sampras at Wimbledon

Prop Healy: no bite. Fly-half Jonny: no flight

First Post Fri 7 Jun, AT 09:27

Irish Lions forward Cian Healy cleared of biting, but injured Wilkinson can't join the team Down Under

French student left brain-dead: is gay marriage row to blame?

First Post Thu 6 Jun, AT 14:52

Clement Meric is left for dead by three 'skinhead' assailants in apparent Left vs Right street attack

As Lions get ready to swelter in HK, was this such a good idea?

First Post Fri 31 May, AT 07:57

Australia-bound rugby squad risks dehydration and heat exhaustion because of stopover in Hong Kong

Think same-sex marriage is divisive in UK? Look at France

First Post Thu 23 May, AT 12:02

Tensions heighten after suicide of far-right historian Dominique Venner at altar of Notre Dame cathedral

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