Recent articles by Gavin Mortimer

Rene Girard

Montpellier vow to make it ‘hell’ for Arsenal tonight... We’ll see

First Post Tue 18 Sep, AT 10:43

French champions talk the talk, but Gunners can expect to launch European campaign with a win

Jonathan Tiernan-Locke first Brit to win Tour for 19 years

First Post Mon 17 Sep, AT 08:23

Mark Cavendish puts himself in great position for world championships road race in Netherlands

Tour of Britain

Wiggins and Cavendish out of luck, but one Brit has a chance

First Post Fri 14 Sep, AT 10:23

Tiernan-Locke is just 24 seconds behind race leader Howard and he’s a mountain specialist

Andy Murray US Open Final

Andy Murray creates history beating Djokovic in New York epic

First Post Tue 11 Sep, AT 07:23

Murray looks bewildered after he finally overcomes Novak Djokovic in gruelling five-hour US Open final

Bradley Wiggins vs Contador – a contest to relish next summer

First Post Mon 10 Sep, AT 08:54

Or will Chris Froome be the Brit to beat when Spanish cyclist returns to the Tour de France?

Thousands due to line streets for 10 September Olympics parade

First Post Tue 28 Aug, AT 08:17

Chance for public to salute Jessica Ennis, Bradley Wiggins, Mo Farah and Co – and vice versa

Yohan Blake bounces back from Olympics to give Bolt a shock

First Post Fri 24 Aug, AT 08:01

Blake runs third fasted 100m in history to show Usain Bolt he'll have his work cut out in Rio

USA v Spain Basketball Olympics

London Olympic memories for sale to the highest bidders

First Post Tue 14 Aug, AT 07:28

Buy a basketball hoop, a flag, a Bradley Wiggins signed shirt – all available in the great Games sell-off

London Olympics closes with a celebrity spectacular

First Post Mon 13 Aug, AT 08:00

But the crowd gave Olympic volunteers a bigger cheer than Russell Brand miming on a camper van

Usain Bolt

Bolt wins 200m and declares: 'I am now a living legend'

First Post Fri 10 Aug, AT 07:19

Few will disagree with sprinter after he became first Olympian to defend 100m and 200m titles

England cricketers deny they're behind Pietersen tweet parody

First Post Thu 9 Aug, AT 09:26

It's not us making fun of KP's massive ego, say team-mates – but Pietersen remains sceptical

Chris Hoy

Chris Hoy sheds tears of joy as he makes UK Olympic history

First Post Wed 8 Aug, AT 07:27

Cycling champion 99.9 per cent sure these will be his final Games as he asks: 'How can you top this?'

'How did you do it?' Suspicious French cyclist grills Jason Kenny

First Post Tue 7 Aug, AT 07:44

Beaten French champion Gregory Bauge demands to know how the young English cyclist won

Athletes put useless footballers in the shade – but for how long?

Point of View Mon 6 Aug, AT 10:42

While Team GB was racking up six golds, our footballers were flunking penalties once again

Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt, fastest man on earth, lets his legs do the talking

First Post Mon 6 Aug, AT 07:20

No time to celebrate as the Jamaican sets out to defend his 200m and 4x100m relay crowns too

Jessica Ennis nation's favourite after Sensational Saturday

First Post Sun 5 Aug, AT 09:22

Heptathlete records three personal bests as Team GB enjoys its best Olympic medal haul in a century

Shadow cast over Chris Hoy gold as Hindes admits he staged crash

First Post Fri 3 Aug, AT 07:34

'I crashed on purpose to get a restart,' says Hoy's team-mate Philip Hindes before changing his story

Bradley Wiggins

Arise, Sir Bradley – whether the people's hero likes it or not

First Post Thu 2 Aug, AT 07:31

Man of the people Wiggins leaves 'prawn sandwich fest' to celebrate with time trial spectators

Bradley v Borat: can Wiggins halt the sneers for Team GB?

First Post Wed 1 Aug, AT 07:47

Three golds for the Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan – none for Britain. Come on Brad!

Tom Daley

Teenager arrested after diver Tom Daley gets hate tweets

First Post Tue 31 Jul, AT 10:13

'You let your dad down I hope you know that' wrote troll after Daley and Waterfield failed to win medals

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