Volleyball stars Javier and Joaquin Bello came through a high-pressure encounter against Hungary at the recent CEV Youth Beach Volleyball Continental Cup Finals to emerge triumphant and secure a fifth-placed finish of major significance. The winners of the play-off were guaranteed a spot at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games and the twin brothers are now able to book their flights to Argentina for this October.
Great Britain swimmer Lizzie Simmonds is preparing to break out of her comfort zone as she jumps into the saddle to cycle 100 miles for SportsAid at next month’s Prudential RideLondon. The two-time Olympian is an inexperienced cyclist but has decided to take on the challenge to support young British sporting talent. She will join a team of more than 40 riders set to conquer the route through London and the green hills of Surrey.