Mitt Romney, prepare to be dazzled.
World champion 400m hurdler Dai Greene has teamed up with Dr Costas Karageorghis (Inside Sport Psychology) and music producer Redlight to record his own motivational track to enable him to perform at his peak and hopefully win gold at the forthcoming London Olympics. The BBC News Team joined them in the studio to get an insight in to how it works. You can watch it now on the BBC iPlayer (25 mins 15 secs) – what do you think?
Around 1,600 of the nation’s finest young sports stars will compete in the Sainsbury’s 2012 School Games, cheered on by an estimated 35,000 spectators at what will be will be the last event to be held on the Olympic Park before the opening ceremony on 27th July.
Up to 12,000 schools will take part in the new School Games competition which the government hopes will replicate the US system of bolstering competitive sport in schools. The three levels of competition range from class versus class, school versus school and then county or city-wide sports festivals. These lead up to the finals at the Olympic Park from May 6th -9th and so far 24,000 out of 30,000 tickets to the finals have been sold since going on sale in January.
A new study reports that runners benefit more from whole-body cryotherapy, in which the study participants was exposed to temperatures as cold as-110°C, than from exposure to far-infrared radiation.
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Some of them are ex-sportsmen and women who have used their experience to put something back into sport whilst others are largely anonymous outside of their own institutions or communities.