The year will be split between playing club rugby in Japan for Panasonic Wild Knights and conservation work at his roots in southern Africa. When he was 12, Pocock’s parents were forced to abandon their family farm in Zimbabwe after Robert Mugabe announced his destructive land seizures. In the ensuing violence, a neighbouring farmer was shot dead. … [Read more...] about England v Australia: Every athlete should fight prejudice, says David Pocock
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The budding athlete decided to stay in Stevenage and moved in with his father, stepmother Linda and brother Nicholas. It proved to be the springboard for success as he won one racing victory after another. … [Read more...] about Lewis Hamilton looks stylish in a sports anorak and camouflage trousers ahead of the F1 Grand Prix in Turkey
Last year’s winners were all of this and more. It was a truly remarkable night as we celebrated inspirational young people like Billy Monger, the teenage racing driver who refused to give up after losing his legs in a horrific crash and Si-am Juntakereket who was just 13 when he completed a record-breaking bike ride across Australia. … [Read more...] about Pride of Sport Awards 2018: TV’s Ben Shephard asks for YOUR nominations – and reveals why brave Ella is his hero
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