Mike Rowbottom Chief Feature Writer

Mike Rowbottom, one of Britain's most talented sportswriters, covered the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics as chief feature writer for insidethegames, having covered the previous five summer Games, and four winter Games, for The Independent. He has worked for the Daily Mail, The Times, The Observer, The Sunday Correspondent and The Guardian.

Mike Rowbottom

Recent articles by Mike




Bach, Coe and Hickey to speak at next European Athletics Convention

Bach, Coe and Hickey to speak at next European Athletics Convention

Next month’s European Athletics Convention in Lausanne will involve a full house of keynote speakers following confirmations of attendance from the International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, newly-elected International Association of Athletics Federations President Sebastian Coe and Patrick Hickey, President of the European Olympic Committees.








Radcliffe claims blood test results show she is clean

Radcliffe claims blood test results show she is clean

The details of the three contentious blood test results which were used to cast doubt on the veracity of Paula Radcliffe’s athletic performances by two experts working with The Sunday Times have been revealed by Sky News - and she claims the evidence backs up her insistence she is a clean athlete