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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 brothers in his native Samoa.

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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 scale. By Mark Bailey. Photography by Laura Pannack.

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Bradley Wiggins – Outdoor Fitness

Wiggins and his quest for the yellow jersey.

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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?

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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

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Sir Chris Hoy – Observer Magazine

This Much I Know: Sir Chris Hoy, the Olympic track cyclist, on kilts, cars and liking his legs

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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.

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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 respite. Their peace won’t last long. The young striker chatted about goals, guitars and his ‘disgraceful’ red leather jacket. By Mark Bailey

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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 he has just scampered 3,000 miles across America inside 75 days. Welcome to the weirdly inspiring world of Dean Karnazes, probably the fittest man on Earth.

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Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger – Men’s Health

We upgraded four basic moves using the latest in modern sports science. The result? The most challenging workout of your life, delivering explosive gains in just 20 minutes

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Data Game – Men’s Health

MH has analysed the best sportsmen on the planet to reveal the fundamental attributes of modern athleticism. Here’s how to become the ultimate competitor.

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Graeme Swann – The Evening Standard

Graeme Swann: I’m no longer England’s idiot abroad. By Mark Bailey

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Girona – Cyclist Magazine

Welcome to Proville

Girona, in northern Spain, is home to some of the world’s best por cyclists. When you ride these roads, don’t forget your autograph book.

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The Road of Death – Sport Magazine

The Road of Death – Sport Magazine

When an international investigation named a treacherous cliffside route in Bolivia as officially the World’s Most Dangerous Road, some voices across the globe demanded it was closed immediately. Others decided to hurtle down it on two wheels instead. By Mark Bailey

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Usain Bolt – Podium Magazine

Usain Bolt, the world’s fastest man, speaks exclusively to Mark Bailey for the launch issue of Podium Magazine.

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Eric Cantona – Sport Magazine

‘You Need Freedom’

With England not at Euro 2008 and rich foreigners buying our clubs, we asked the footballer-philosopher Eric Cantona what’s wrong (and right) with our game.

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Dubai – Desert Dream – Sport Magazine

With its lucrative sporting events and state-of-the-art training complexes, the city of Dubai is destined to become the sporting destination of the future.

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Jamaica – The Spice of Life – Sport Magazine

Jamaica may be renowned for its sleepy, Caribbean cool, but the island now offers enough rousing adventure activities – like zip-lining through rainforests and hand-feeding sharks – to wake you up quicker than a Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee

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The Ashes – ShortList Magazine

The Ashes – ShortList Magazine

Intense Conflict. Extreme Mental Pressure. Relentless Abuse. All For This…

As England attempt to win The Ashes in Australia for the first time in 24 years, Mark Bailey examines the severe psychological tests that lie ahead for Andrew Strauss and his team

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Rory McIlroy – ShortList Magazine

Rory McIlroy Interview – ShortList Magazine

‘The Billion Dollar Kid’

After his mortifying choke at this year’s Masters, Rory McIlroy’s golfing future looked shaky. Then came the US Open. Mark Bailey asks him about his stunning turnaround.

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