Nicola Adams

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TV tonight: a radical surf documentary from the man behind Fyre and Tiger King
The opening episode of a six-part series about Garrett McNamara. Plus: Young Rock features a flashforward to a 2032 presidential run. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Ali Catterall, Phil Harrison, Hannah J Davies and Simon Wardell

12, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Nicola Adams: ‘I had a hammer under my bed in case I needed to help my mum’
The Olympic gold medal winner opens up on her violent childhood and the inequality and sexism she overcame in boxing

Donald McRae

08, Nov, 2021 @5:00 PM

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‘Rainbow Olympics’: Tokyo hailed as turning point for LGBTQ+ athletes
Tokyo has three times as many out LGBTQ+ athletes as Rio had, but activists say there is ‘still a way to go’

Alexandra Topping

30, Jul, 2021 @2:19 PM

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The Royal Albert Hall at 150: 'It's the Holy Grail for musicians'
It’s hosted opera greats, suffragette rallies, Hitchcock films, sports events, sci-fi conventions – and, of course, the Proms and countless rock gigs. Artists from Led Zeppelin to Abba recall their moments on the hallowed stage

Interviews by Michael Segalov

29, Mar, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Mel B meets Nicola Adams: ‘You’ve broken all the rules – and I’ve done the same’
The Spice Girl and the Olympic boxer talk about forging their own career paths, their experiences of domestic violence and growing up in Leeds

Yomi Adegoke

19, Dec, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Nicola Adams out of Strictly Come Dancing as partner catches Covid-19
Adams ‘devastated’ after Katya Jones’s positive test ends first same-sex partnership on show

Toby Moses

12, Nov, 2020 @4:16 PM

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Strictly Come Dancing opener with first same-sex couple proves a hit
BBC show scores highest first-day ratings in three years as Covid rules change its feel

Lanre Bakare Arts and culture correspondent

18, Oct, 2020 @3:07 PM

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‘It’s about breaking boundaries’: Nicola Adams on dancing with a woman on Strictly
The Olympic boxing champion retired last year, but her competitive spirit will soon have a new chance to thrive – when she takes to the ballroom and makes TV history

Emine Saner

14, Sep, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Olympian Nicola Adams to star in Strictly's first same-sex couple
Former boxer to compete with female partner in this year’s Strictly Come Dancing

Jessica Murray

01, Sep, 2020 @10:37 PM

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Rob McCracken: ‘Anthony Joshua knows there’s no room for error’
GB Boxing’s performance director, who also trains the former world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua, tells Donald McRae there has been a major transformation in the men’s and women’s games over the past 10 years

Donald McRae

25, Nov, 2019 @3:07 PM

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Nicola Adams’s skill and sunny outlook lit up an often acrid boxing world | Kevin Mitchell
The Yorkshire fighter forged her star quality with a mix of ruthlessness in the ring and kindness and optimism outside it

Kevin Mitchell

06, Nov, 2019 @5:26 PM

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Nicola Adams: ‘I still get nervous before a big fight’
The boxer on her training regime, her mum’s home cooking and her respect for her opponents

Sarah Ewing

03, Nov, 2018 @7:00 AM

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