Sam Kendricks

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Ireland’s forwards coach Simon Easterby, scrum coach Greg Feek, head coach Joe Schmidt, high performance analyst Vinny Hammond and defence coach Andy Farrell at Twickenham. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

‘How many performance analysts are here?” It’s one of the first questions a tutor from Avenir Sports asks when invited to speak at the FAI Uefa B lic(...)

Donavan Brazier of the USA celebrates after winning the men’s 800m final at the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Khalifa Stadium in Doha, Qatar. Photograph: EPA

Wow. Of all the nights to produce to a World Championship best performance in the men’s 800 metres – and a first gold medal winner in the event for th(...)

Wayde van Niekerk romped to gold in the 400m in London. Photograph: Matthew Childs/Reuters

He’s already been dubbed the most complete sprinter in athletics history and Wayde van Niekerk continues to demonstrate why. In winning part one of hi(...)

Brazil’s Thiago Braz da Silva celebrates his victory at the end of the men’s pole vault final. Photograph: Getty Images

It wasn’t just the winning that mattered to Renaud Lavillenie, but the way he felt the Brazilian crowd contributed to him losing, the Frenchman origin(...)