Sport & Leisure
Hands up if you want to be a loser... no? We didn’t think so. While it’s unlikely that you will win at sports 100 per cent of the time, there are some good ways to boost your chances of success. If you’re looking to swap the wooden spoon for a gold medal, look no further. Here are ten sporting steps to becoming a winner:
Get into sport & leisure. We've got info on many different sports and activities; how to get involved, technique tips and sports quizzes to test your sporting knowledge. It's time to get off the couch and get active so check out all our sports from archery to windsurfing....
Getting Involved in Sport
Need the push to get into playing sports or activities? Find out all the benefits that you can reap from getting involved in sports in this section.
Find out everything you need to know about playing cricket from the rules of cricket, fielding positions, to improving your batting technique, plus a few other cricket tips to improve your all round game.
Find out how to get started and improve in cycling; here you'll find beginner cycling advice, tips and tools covering everything from the correct riding position to bike selection through to injury recovery.
Everything you need to get started in dancing, be it ballroom, street or even a bit of belly dancing. We offer advice on dancing for fitness, lessons, gear and moves.
Get involved with golf – a great way to get out, be active and develop your competitive streak. Check out our guide to getting started and perfecting your game.
Here you'll find info and tips on how racketball helps improve your fitness, the rules of racketball, and everything you need to get started in what is a great sport for a workout.
If rugby league is your passion and you want to give it a go then check out our introductory guide. Find out about the history, the rules and few tips to tweak your performance.
Whether you're just learning how to swim or are looking to improve your swimming technique, we've got a range of swimming tips, from swim training to swimming strokes to open water swimming.
Turn yourself into a tennis ace, with our advice for tennis beginners. We've included the basics such as tennis rules and scoring plus some tennis tips to help you improve improve your game, set and match.
With swimming, cycling, and running all disciplines of triathlon, it's a testing sport but also a great way to cross-train. Find out how to get started in triathlon and improve your tri techniques here.
If you want to participate in a charity adventure then we've got some great challenge ideas, from epic treks to charity cycle rides to other charity events, so get involved and start raising funds for charity now.
Here we'll bring you interviews with the biggest sporting stars and fitness fanatics. We'll ask questions that will help you get the inside track on their training, preparation and ambition in life.
More sports & activities A-J
If you can’t find the sport or activity you are looking for, then check out this section for info and advice on a many more sports, activities and leisure pursuits.