The relays have always produced some memorable moments at the Commonwealth Games and 2022 promises to be no less dramatic with a number of epic showdowns in prospect. Here’s how events might go down in BirminghamContinue Reading →
To say that the difference between Hannah Miley’s experiences at the Commonwealth Games of 2010 and 2014 is huge is not an understatement. While the former brought with it the challenges of the environment, the latter imposed a whole different set of pressures. Here she describes facing two very different challenges.Listen →
The Commonwealth Games in 1982 were my first senior international and I was very grateful to be selected. You are never quite sure if the selectors are going to add you or not, but as a 17 year old kid from Liverpool, getting the chance to travel to Brisbane was just … Continue Reading→
Just a week until the Birmingham 2022 swimming kicks off and Bob, Katie and Steve are joined by Commonwealth Champion Ross Davenport to take a look forward to some of the big stories in the pool.Listen →
It was a Commonwealth Games like no other when they travelled to the sub-continent for the 2010 edition. While India put on a great spectacle, the cohort of swimmers was beset by an illness that swept through the teams, making it as much a test of resilience as it was speed in the water.
Lizzie Simmonds was a medal winning member of Team England that year and recalls a games that presented a completely new challenge.Listen →