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(...)

 Alistair Brownlee helps his brother Jonny to get to the finish line during the Triathlon World Series event in Cozumel Mexico. Photograph: AP

It took barely hours for the image to become an instant sporting classic. One moment Jonny Brownlee is striding to victory in the final World Triathlo(...)