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Linford Christie

Undoubtedly Europe’s greatest ever 100m sprinter, Linford Christie became the Olympic 100m Champion after winning the Gold Medal in Barcelona, 1992. In an International career spanning seventeen years, Linford competed over 60 times for his country and won more major championship medals, 23, than any other British sprinter. Linford...

Clive Woodward

Sir Clive Woodward was the manager of of the England Rugby team and is in constant demand as one the country’s leading motivational speakers. Clive Woodward was educated at HMS Conway in Anglesey. On leaving school he attended Loughborough University where he gained a Bachelor of Arts degree in...

David Coulthard

David Coulthard is one of the most successful British drivers in the history of Formula One. He is currently F1 co-presenter and sporting pundit for the BBC. David joined Red Bull Racing in 2005 and announced his retirement from F1 in 2008 after his fourteenth F1 season, with 13...

Steve McMahon

Steve McMahon was Kenny Dalglish’s first signing as Liverpool manager in September 1985 and went on to win three league titles and two FA Cups with the Reds. All in all, combative midelder McMahon played 277 games for the Reds, scoring 50 times. Bob Paisley perhaps encapsulated Steve’s dynamism...

Michael Owen

England’s youngest ever goal scorer, Michael Owen has carved out an impressive career for himself. Enjoying his most prolific years whilst playing for his boyhood club of Liverpool, Owen received the coveted Ballon d’Or in 2001 for his magnificent performances for club and country, eventually amassing 89 senior international...

Mark Beaumont

Mark Beaumont first made fame aged 23 for an 18,000 mile round-the-world bike race, where he smashed the previous World Record by a staggering 82 days. In 2015 Beaumont rode the length of Africa at a pace of 160 miles a day, taking 18 days off the previous record....

Sebastian Coe

Lord Coe is Chairman of IAAF – International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). Using all his political skills and strategic know-how, he famously led the bid to host the world’s biggest sporting event in 2012. It was the same determination that had earlier helped him become one of the...

Deniz Ulke Aribogan

Deniz Ulke Aribogan is a Professor of International Relations at Istanbul University and a Senior Fellow of CRIC (Center for the Resolution of Intractable Conflict) at the University of Oxford. She was previously the Rector of Bahcesehir University from 2007-10. She lectures at Istanbul University, Istanbul Bilgi University, the Turkish...

Hans-Dieter Hermann

Dr. Hans-Dieter Hermann is the first sport psychologist for Germany’s national soccer team since 2004. He also accompanied the team during the FIFA World Cup in Brazil 2014. Before then, he supervised among others, the Austrian ski racing team, the German gymnasts, boxers and hockey players. Together with Prof....

Nicol David

A true legend of the game, Nicol David is one of the most decorated sports stars of a generation and has broken a succession of remarkable records during her career to date – capturing the hearts of thousands of adoring fans in the process. The Malaysian superstar burst onto...

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