One Year To Go To Tokyo 2020


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














Guinea-Bissau runner makes a name at IAAF World Championships with selfless assistance of stricken opponent

Guinea-Bissau runner makes a name at IAAF World Championships with selfless assistance of stricken opponent

With all three of the big names in the men’s 400 metres hurdles winning their opening heats, the main focus on the opening day of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships here fell upon the opening heat of the men’s 5,000m, which saw Guinea-Bissau’s Braima Suncar Dabo stop running to assist a stricken opponent, 33-year-old Jonathan Busby of Aruba, in finishing.