Tag : athletes

From Brazil to Briggate: Olympic heroes return

2 years ago / 0 comments

Yorkshire Olympians and Paralympians celebrated their success at Rio this week during a homecoming parade organised by Leeds City Council. Thousands lined the streets to cheer on athletes as they rode around Leeds on open top buses. Yorkshire Olympians brought home 14 out of an overall total of 67 medals … Read More

Olympic athletes – born or made?

6 years ago / 0 comments

  With the 2012 Olympics now behind us, and a reported surge in people taking up sport, one question remains, could any of us “average joes” with the right diet and training ever make it to the Olympics in 2016? It appears not. With all the willpower and training in … Read More