Recent articles by Gavin Mortimer

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

Lizzie Armitstead silver inspires Rebecca Adlington to bronze

First Post Mon 30 Jul, AT 07:36

'Girl power' gets Team GB on the medals table after Saturday's disappointments

Mark Cavendish and Hannah Miley’s medal hopes shattered

First Post Sun 29 Jul, AT 09:27

GB’s male gymnasts and women’s footballers provide bright spots on disappointing Day One

Prince Philip and the Queen

Prince Philip's Diamond Jubilee: the original Royal Rock

Profile Mon 4 Jun, AT 22:30

Longest-serving royal consort in British history described himself as an 'amoeba' – but the nation owes him more than it knows

Special Boat Service

Meet the SBS: one man strangled nine Germans with his bare hands

First Post Fri 9 Mar, AT 15:01

Like the SAS, the tough-as-nails Royal Marines section dates back to Winston Churchill's day

Necker Hospital

French toddlers taken into care with 'chronic' cocaine habit

First Post Mon 5 Mar, AT 15:07

How did a respectable Parisian couple's two young children come to test positive for cocaine?

Tindall reinstated – so where does that leave Rob Andrew?

First Post Tue 29 Nov, AT 09:51

Elite rugby director humiliated and RFU is disarray after vice-captain's punishment is slashed

Armistice Day: shame FA didn't make a stand in 1914

First Post Fri 11 Nov, AT 08:03

When Britain went to war in 1914, the FA refused to allow players to break their contracts to enlist

Jonny Wilkinson blames ball for loss of form in New Zealand

First Post Tue 8 Nov, AT 08:36

I practised kicking all those years and what good do it do me, Jonny laments in his memoirs

England rugby flops refuse to help RFU World Cup review

One-Minute Read Fri 28 Oct, AT 08:52

Confusion reigns as rugby authorities investigate what went wrong in New Zealand

Rampant Manchester City hit Wolves for five

Match Report Thu 27 Oct, AT 10:05

Roberto Mancini's men cruise into the Carling Cup quarter finals with Liverpool, Chelsea and Blackburn

Cabaye wonder goal leaves Newcastle flying high

Match Report Sun 23 Oct, AT 13:05

Win over Wigan puts Magpies level with Chelsea while Liverpool are held to a draw by Norwich

Wales South Africa Rugby World Cup

Can Warburton’s passion drive Wales to victory?

News Fri 14 Oct, AT 09:39

World Cup: Thousands plan to see Wales-France on giant screens at Cardiff Millennium Stadium

Wales South Africa Rugby World Cup

Countdown to ‘biggest day in Welsh rugby history’

News Tue 11 Oct, AT 10:16

Rugby World Cup: Playing in the last four for the first time since 1987, Wales try to keep feet on the ground

Jonny Wilkinson England rugby

France have good reason to fear England team choice

News Thu 6 Oct, AT 09:50

Rugby World Cup: Martin Johnson picks Wilkinson at fly-half while Flood comes in for injured Tindall

New Zealand All Blacks rugby

No fun at the Cup: rugby’s world body gets heavy

News Wed 5 Oct, AT 08:44

Irate Rugby Board targets marriage proposals, tweets, even inappropriate quotes from the Bible

Chris Ashton

England beat Georgia but discipline is still an issue

News Sun 18 Sep, AT 10:35

41-10 scoreline does no justice to Georgia’s ferocious commitment and hides England’s many sins


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