Mark Bailey is a journalist who specialises in sport, health and fitness, men's lifestyle, travel and adventure. This website is a portfolio of his features and interviews.

Usain Bolt – The Telegraph Magazine

Usain Bolt – The Telegraph Magazine

Runner’s World. From his stylist to his chef, from his bodyguards to his coach, a small army of assistants helps keep Usain Bolt on track at home in Jamaica. An […]

Mark Cavendish – The Times Magazine

Mark Cavendish – The Times Magazine

The Fastest Legs on Two Wheels. Is Mark Cavendish the best cyclist in the world? Possibly. He’s certainly the most outspoken. An exclusive interview for The Times Magazine. By Mark […]

The Future of the FA Cup – ShortList Magazine

The Future of the FA Cup – ShortList Magazine

True Romance Magic, mud and Brylcreem. Mark Bailey assesses how the FA Cup’s values could safeguard the integrity of a sport transformed by money Click here to read the full […]

This Is Your Life – Men’s Fitness

This Is Your Life – Men’s Fitness

It has never been easier to track every aspect of your health and habits – but can crunching the resulting numbers make you fitter, happier and more productive? Mark Bailey […]

Girona – Cyclist Magazine

Girona – Cyclist Magazine

Welcome to Proville. Girona, in northern Spain, is home to some of the world’s best pro cyclists. When you ride these roads, don’t forget your autograph book. By Mark Bailey. […]

Man Machine – ShortList

Man Machine – ShortList

Olympian Efforts – With the 2013 UCI Track Cycling World Championships upon us, Mark Bailey hits the gym with Sir Chris Hoy to see how hard it is to train […]

Manu Tuilagi – Telegraph Magazine

Demolition Man. On the eve of the Six Nations, Manu Tuilagi tells Mark Bailey how he learnt to play rugby the hard way, dodging rocks, pig dung and six big […]

Lewis Moody – FT Weekend Magazine

Military History… with the FT England rugby star Lewis Moody fought hard for his 71 caps. But, off the field, the former captain draws inspiration from battles of a different […]

Bradley Wiggins – Outdoor Fitness

Wiggins and his quest for the yellow jersey. Click here to read the full article. © Outdoor Fitness. Not to be reproduced without permission. SaveSave SaveSave

Body Image – Men’s Fitness

Dealing with anxieties about your body? Welcome to the club. What has caused this crisis in modern masculinity and how can we overcome it? Click here to read the full […]

Joe Hart – The Telegraph Magazine

Joe Hart Exclusive – The Telegraph Magazine – January 12 2013 ‘Saving Grace’ Manchester City and England in safe hands with Joe Hart between the posts Click here to read the […]

Sir Chris Hoy – Observer Magazine

This Much I Know: Sir Chris Hoy, the Olympic track cyclist, on kilts, cars and liking his legs Click here to read the full article. © The Observer. Not to be reproduced […]

Technology versus Sport – ShortList Magazine

Sports stars have relied on scientific advances for decades. But Mark Bailey asks if they are now making human achievement a thing of the past. Click here to read the […]

Wayne Rooney – Sport Magazine

Wayne Rooney exclusive – Sport Magazine ‘Making History’ Wayne Rooney was in the form of his life before an unfortunate ankle injury gave Premier League defenders a few weeks of […]

World’s Fittest Man – Outdoor Fitness

Is this the world’s fittest man? He chases cable cars up mountains, scoffs takeaway pizzas halfway through a race, and enjoys running marathons at 4am in the morning. Oh, and […]