Kelly Holmes

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Kelly Holmes comes out as gay: ‘I needed to do this now, for me’
Olympic gold medallist reveals fears of court martial in army and toll on her mental health as she lifts 34-year public silence

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

19, Jun, 2022 @5:18 PM

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The Great Celebrity Bake Off lineup hailed as 'best ever'
Series will raise money for Stand Up To Cancer and features Daisy Ridley, Rob Beckett, Alexandra Burke and Tom Allen

Scott Bryan

05, Mar, 2021 @12:08 PM

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Kelly Holmes: 'There’s a lot of people struggling mentally… I want to lift their spirits'
The 2004 double Olympic champion has turned her attention to the home-fitness market... when she’s not videoing her alpacas

Tim Lewis

24, Jan, 2021 @9:30 AM

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Buy a classic sport photograph: Kelly Holmes' eye-popping celebration
The fifth of a new Guardian Print Shop series featuring classic sports images from the likes of Gerry Cranham, Mark Leech and Tom Jenkins

Tom Jenkins

15, Oct, 2019 @7:22 AM

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Kelly Holmes on mental health and happiness: ‘I’ve been to the lowest point and the highest’
Since retiring, the athlete has opened up about self-harming. She talks about winning double gold, losing her mother – and her new mental health podcast

Simon Hattenstone

13, Mar, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Kelly Holmes reveals she self-harmed at height of athletics career
Olympic champion speaks out about experience of depression as new figures reveal mental health crisis among girls

Sandra Laville

24, Sep, 2017 @4:18 PM

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Kelly Holmes: I was deprived of gold medals by drug cheats
Kelly Holmes has admitted for the first time she fears she never competed in a clean race at the Olympics or world championships

Sean Ingle

21, Apr, 2016 @9:00 PM

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Dame Kelly Holmes: 'I'm a runner – not a marathon runner'
Ahead of her participation in the London Marathon, the Olympic champion discusses why distance running is out of her comfort zone and talks about the charities close to her heart that have inspired her

Dame Kelly Holmes

24, Mar, 2016 @10:00 AM

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Kelly Holmes joins criticism of flag-less British athletics kit
UK Athletics claims design without union flag aims to build team identity at world championships

Matthew Taylor

14, Aug, 2015 @5:46 PM

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Kelly Holmes: My family values
The former Olympic athlete talks about being in a children’s home growing up and her mum hyperventilating when she won gold in Athens

Interview by Donna Ferguson

01, May, 2015 @11:59 AM

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Jo Pavey: golden years of the long-distance superwoman
British runner who won European 10,000m gold at 40 has no plans to retire but is aiming for Rio 2016 – and beyond

Alexandra Topping

15, Aug, 2014 @1:55 PM

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Kelly Holmes by Nicola Jennings

Olympic athlete

Nicola Jennings

18, Apr, 2014 @11:34 PM

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