Maddie Hinch was shoved in goal as a kid; now she's targeting a gold medal at the Rio Olympics with GB Hockey as she aims to become the best goalkeeper in the world
Some of our famous alumni have shared their good luck messages for Loughborough athletes competing in Rio - now it's your turn! #LboroLegends
Olympic swimmer Adam Peaty is coached by one of the very few female coaches at the pinnacle of the sport, Mel Marshall, who has played a big part in his development to a world record holder.
Olympic gold medalist and cycling icon Chris Boardman believes physiological testing is vital for cyclist preparing for the Olympics. Hear what he had to say when he visited Loughborough University earlier this summer.
England and Great Britain Hockey player Ian Sloan has secured his place in the Rio squad and will have a chance to follow in his father's footsteps...
England and Great Britain Hockey goalkeeper Harry Gibson dropped out of the Exeter City Academy as a youngster to pursue a career in hockey and achieve Olympic gold.
Gold medalist paralympian Clare Cunningham is preparing for her third Paralympic games but her first tackling the triathlon... Read the full story: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/rio2016/
British Rowing team member and Loughborough University graduate Matt Gotrel reflects on winning the 2015 World Rowing Championships and provides an exclusive look at his preparations for the next step of his exciting journey - the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
First year Geography student Tim Shuttleworth is on the right path to Rio, having taken almost a minute off his 1500m personal best in the last 12 months.
GB Hockey star David Condon is aiming for Olympic gold. His journey started at Loughborough Grammar School, before playing hockey alongside his degree at Loughborough University.