To overcome seemingly insurmountable odds, sportspeople need to enter a certain state of mind.
It's what batsmen do on the pitch in between a bowler's delivery that helps make them an expert in the game. They also need routines.
Genetic testing could help us build targeted and effective training routines for athletes, but the emerging science could also introduce opportunity for discrimination in the sporting world.
When you think of steroid users, it's likely you picture a male in the gym with huge muscles. But all sorts of people use steroids for all sorts of reasons.
Most long distance road cycling events are won or lost in the final sprint of any race stage. Here's one tip that could give you an extra 5kph advantage.
Drinking coffee before exercising could make you run faster and lift heavier - if you've the right genes.
For any athlete to deliver a gold medal performance, mental toughness is an essential ingredient. But what exactly is mental toughness — and how does an athlete develop it?
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are two of the greatest tennis players in recent years at the Australian Open. So what makes them stand out from the rest?
Grunting in tennis can be performance-enhancing for the grunter and performance-hindering for their opponent.