Jonathan Brownlee and Alistair Brownlee taking part in  the 2014  World Triathlon in Japan.  Two years later the brothers shot to global fame in the final moments of a big international triathlon.  Photograph: ITU/Delly Carr via Getty Images

The other day I met two young men from Yorkshire who have come to embody the spirit of sportsmanship and comradely teamwork. Yet the British triathlon(...)

Sir Mo Farah in Holyrood Park prior to Saturday’s Great Edinburgh XCountry in Scotland. Photograph: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Mo Farah has admitted that he found it “weird” that he again missed out on a top-three finish in the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year award last (...)

Triathalon winner Alistair Brownlee (L) was followed home by brother Jonny in Rio. Photograph:  PA

Long before the race began vantage points along the winding hill between Ipanema and Copacabana had been filled with bodies and dangling legs. On th(...)

The Brownlee brothers, Alistair (left) and Jonathan. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Let the sibling rivalry Games begin. Few Olympic events fell more royally into place in London four years than the men’s triathlon, Alistair Brownlee(...)

Sonia O’Sullivan has run a few over the years as have British Olympic champions Mo Farah and Alistair Brownlee. But a more representative sample of pa(...)