DeeDee Trotter: “Indoors is like track and field extreme”

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Olympic 400m bronze medallist and relay supremo DeeDee Trotter talks to SPIKES about moving to LA; her ambitions to be a coach AND an actress, and why the indoor season is like the rollercoaster of the track.

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13 reasons why Jamaica’s Warren Weir is king of Instagram

Warren Weir is a Jamaican sprinter. He has won Olympic 200m bronze, world 200m silver and 4x100m gold. One day he will inherit the earth. This is why we think he’s already an Instaking…

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Okoye standing on the shoulders of Bears, Cowboys and 49ers

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As Olympic discus finalist Lawrence Okoye edges closer to becoming an NFL player, SPIKES pays homage to the athletes he’s following into American football, and a few other multi-talented sport swappers.

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The World’s Fastest Interview with triple jumper Olha Saladuha

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The reigning world, European and European indoor champion Olha Saladuha on losing her luggage on Diamond League duty, mother-daughter time and pancakes for breakfast.

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Isn’t she Lalovaly?

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She is tenth on the all-time list for the 100m and is reigning European champion. Bulgarian sprinter Ivet Lalova, and her very specific face, takes our super quick interview.

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The inside track: Ryan Bailey’s journey to the top of athletics

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The rising US sprint star tells SPIKES the inspiring story of how track and field, and a kindly coach, took him from a life of gangs and petty crime to star in one of global sport’s most prestigious events.

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Are these some of the world’s fastest could-be sprinters?

Andy Murray’s fitness coach reckons that the tennis ace could match Usain Bolt’s speed over 10m. Here, SPIKES runs the speedometer over three other blisteringly fast sports stars…

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