Athletics Interviews

Jonnie Peacock poses with his gold medal after the men's 100m T44 final at the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on September 9, 2016
Interview: Double Paralympic champion Jonnie Peacock
Sports Mole speaks to double Paralympic champion Jonnie Peacock about how the defence of his 100m title in Rio compares to London, the legacy it could leave and more.
Sep 10, 17:12
Sophie Hitchon on her way to a Commonwealth bronze in the women's hammer throw on July 28, 2014
Interview: Team GB's hammer bronze medallist Sophie Hitchon
Team GB hammer star Sophie Hitchon speaks to Sports Mole following her historic bronze-medal win at the Rio Olympics.
Aug 18, 17:57
Dina Asher-Smith celebrates after taking silver in the women's 60m at the European Athletics Indoor Championships in March 2015
Interview: Great British sprinter Dina Asher-Smith
Sports Mole speaks with Great British sprinter Dina Asher-Smith following a year in which she has broken numerous records and earned many plaudits.
Nov 2, 12:25
Richard Browne Jnr of the United States celebrates after being presented with silver in the men's 100m T44 at the London Paralympics on September 6, 2012
Interview: American Paralympian Richard Browne Jr
Sports Mole speaks to Team USA's Paralympian Richard Browne Jr, who talks the IPC World Championships, Rio 2016, Usain Bolt and being away from family.
Oct 15, 16:09
British wheelchair athlete and BT Ambassador Hannah Cockroft MBE in action.
Interview: Double Paralympic champion Hannah Cockroft
Sports Mole speaks to double Paralympic champion Hannah Cockroft about hopes for the IPC World Championships and the effects of losing her unbeaten run.
Sep 30, 17:55
Kyle Langford of Shaftesbury celebrates victory in the men's 800m final during day three of the Sainsbury's British Championships at Birmingham Alexander Stadium on July 5, 2015
Interview: Team GB 800m runner Kyle Langford
Sports Mole looks ahead to a big year in athletics with Team GB's 800m runner Kyle Langford.
Jul 16, 12:03
Tom Bosworth of Tonbridge AC wins the men's 5000m walk on day three of the Sainsbury's British Championships at Birmingham Alexander Stadium on July 5, 2015
Interview: Team GB race walker Tom Bosworth
Team GB race walker Tom Bosworth speaks to Sports Mole as he prepares to compete at next month's World Athletics Championships in Beijing.
Jul 15, 12:01
Dai Greene of Wales compete in Men's 400 metres hurdles heats at Hampden Park during day seven of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 30, 2014
Interview: Dai Greene disappointed with performance in 400m hurdles final
Speaking to Sports Mole, Dai Greene picks flaws in his performance after finishing third in the 400m hurdles final.
Jul 5, 16:28
GB athlete Jessica Ennis-Hill at the Diamond League meeting on July 27, 2013
Interview: Jessica Ennis-Hill: 'I know I'm capable of throwing better in the javelin'
Jessica Ennis-Hill admits to Sports Mole that she feels 'frustrated' after failing to throw over 40m in the javelin at the British Championships.
Jul 5, 16:06
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
Interview: Great Britain's Tom Bosworth relishing World Championships challenge
Race walker Tom Bosworth talks to Sports Mole about his World Championships hopes after setting a national record in Birmingham.
Jul 5, 15:03
Great Britain's Dina Asher-Smith reacts after competing in a women's 200 M heat during the European Athletics Championships at the Letzigrund stadium in Zurich on August 14, 2014
Britain's Dina Asher-Smith: 'I've still got a long way to go'
Dina Asher-Smith tells Sports Mole that she still has a "long way to go" after becoming Britain's fastest woman ever in the 100m in May.
Jul 4, 13:49
Dai Greene of Wales compete in Men's 400 metres hurdles heats at Hampden Park during day seven of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 30, 2014
Interview: British hurdler Dai Greene vows to get back to his best form
Dai Greene tells Sports Mole that he hopes to return to his best form after qualifying for the final of the 400m hurdles at the British Championships.
Jul 4, 12:52
Tom Lancashire of Great Britain poses for a portrait during the Aviva funded GB & NI Team Preparation Camp on July 21, 2010
Interview: Team GB athlete Tom Lancashire
Team GB 3,000m runner Tom Lancashire looks ahead to the upcoming European Indoor Championships in Prague.
Mar 4, 12:10
Holly Bleasdale of Great Britain and Northern Ireland competes in the Women's Pole Vault Qualification on March 1, 2013
Interview: Team GB pole vaulter Holly Bleasdale
Sports Mole reflects on the last 12 months and looks ahead to the 2016 Olympic Games with Team GB pole vaulter Holly Bleasdale.
Dec 24, 12:58
Gold medallist Kemar Bailey-Cole of Jamaica on July 29, 2014
Interview: Jamaican sprinter Kemar Bailey-Cole
Sports Mole reflects on the previous 12 months with Jamaica's Commonwealth Games 100m champion Kemar Bailey-Cole
Dec 23, 16:16
Jo Pavey wins the women's 10,000m gold at the European Championships in Zurich on August 12, 2014
Interview: Team GB's Jo Pavey
Sports Mole catches up with European champion Jo Pavey, who reveals that even though she will be nearly 43, the Olympic Games in Rio are very much in her plans.
Nov 16, 12:40
Denise Lewis pictured in 2011
Interview: Olympic gold medallist Denise Lewis
Legendary heptathlete Denise Lewis talks to Sports Mole about a great summer for British athletics, her high hopes for the future and the chance of a return to the track.
Aug 22, 16:35
Asha Philip, Bianca Williams, Jodie Williams, Ashleigh Nelson of England celebrate winning bronze in the Women's 4 x 100m Relay Final at Hampden Park during day ten of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on August 2, 2014
Interview: Asha Philip tips young women's relay team for success after clinching bronze
England's 4x100m women's relay team chat to Sports Mole after securing a bronze medal in tonight's Commonwealth Games final.
Aug 2, 23:40
 Emelia Gorecka of Great Britain attends a press conference ahead of the European Athletics Junior Championships 2013 on July 17, 2013
Interview: England long-distance runner Emelia Gorecka: 'I came here to compete'
England runner Emelia Gorecka tells Sports Mole that she was hoping to compete for medals at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, rather than just gain experience.
Aug 2, 20:31
Isobel Pooley celebrates with the England flag after winning silver in the women's high jump on August 1, 2014
Interview: Isobel Pooley "elated" with high jump silver for England
Isobel Pooley tells Sports Mole that she is elated to pick up silver in the women's high jump at the Commonwealth Games.
Aug 1, 20:49
 Niall Flannery running in Birmingham in June 2014
Interview: Niall Flannery
Sports Mole talks to Team England's 400m hurdler Niall Flannery, who finished fourth in the final of the Commonwealth Games.
Jul 31, 21:36
Dan Greaves of England celebrates as he competes in the Men's F42/44 Discus final at Hampden Park Stadium during day five of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 28, 2014
Interview: England's discus gold medallist Dan Greaves
Sports Mole speaks to England's gold-medal champ Dan Greaves moments after his victory in the Para-sport discus throw.
Jul 28, 12:51
Team England marathon runner Steve Way
Interview: Team England marathon runner Steve Way
Sports Mole talks to Team England marathon runner Steve Way about his remarkable journey to the Commonwealth Games and his hopes for Glasgow and beyond.
Jul 19, 15:36
Bethy Woodward at the ParalympicsGB launch in summer 2012
Interview: Team England Paralympic athlete Bethany Woodward
Sports Mole speaks to Paralympic athlete Bethany Woodward as she embarks on an unfamiliar long jump event at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.
Jul 19, 11:55
Andy Turner competing in the men's 110m hurdles on August 8, 2012
Interview: Team England athlete Andy Turner
Team England hurdler and Commonwealth Games gold medallist Andy Turner speaks to Sports Mole about his chances in this summer's Games in Glasgow.
Jul 18, 11:51
Kelly Massey at the 2010 Commonwealth Games
Interview: Team England athlete Kelly Massey
Team England 400m runner and 2010 Commonwealth Games silver medallist Kelly Massey speaks to Sports Mole about her chances at the 2014 Games in Glasgow.
Jul 17, 21:01
Jeanette Kwakye
Interview: British sprinter Jeanette Kwakye
British Olympic hopeful Jeanette Kwakye talks to Sports Mole about her passion for London 2012 and Team GB's chances for success.
Mar 16, 17:16

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