Sport & Leisure
Track cycling has become one of the most keenly followed sports in the Olympic programme. With top speeds on the track in excess of 40mph (64kph) track cycling is one of the fastest sports in the Olympic Games and a great spectacle for those watching.
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 road biking; here you'll find beginner cycling advice, tips and tools covering everything from the correct riding position to bike selection through to injury recovery.
Play your way to fitness with football; this section is dedicated to the beautiful game and how it can help you get fit and stay active with a ball at your feet.
Find out how to get started and improve in mountain biking. We've got advice for beginners and more experienced riders, including tips on training and bike maintenance.
If you want to get involved in rugby union then start here; you'll find essential beginner advice as well and rugby fitness tips and other advice for more experienced players too.
A fantastic fitness workout, squash is a fast-paced racket sport, and we’ll give you tips on getting started and where to find a local squash club so you can work up a sweat on court.
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.
Walking is one of the best ways to get fit, it's free, needs little equipment and you can do it anywhere. Find out how you can walk your way to health and fitness with our beginner guide.
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.