Britain has developed a love affair with the world’s most famous bike race in recent years and that has deepened in 2014 after the Tour came across the Channel to wow audiences across the country back in July.
Lambert suffers from severe cerebral palsy, and successfully scaled Pen Y Fan – a 2,907ft peak in the Brecon Beacons to raise money for the RNLI and the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust and the RYA Foundation.
Charlton Athletic’s ‘Charlton Upbeats’ project enables children of all ages with Down’s syndrome to enjoy the beautiful game – but that success wouldn’t be possible without the enthusiasm and drive of the likes of Alexandra Goldstone.
Until Louis Smith won a bronze in Beijing in 2008, no British male gymnast had found himself on an Olympic podium since 1928 – now Regini-Moran is out to ensure that the country’s golden gymnastics era continues.
It had been 20 years since England’s women had been crowned world Rugby Union champions but that long wait finally ended this summer – thanks to a team nurtured by a man who can now claim to be one of international rugby’s most successful coaches.