Greg Rutherford Interview

Podium reporter Stuart Appleby interviews London 2012 Olympic Games gold medallist Greg Rutherford. London 2012 Olympic Games gold medallist Greg Rutherford has singled out the work of Games Makers and volunteers, for playing a big role in making the world’s biggest sporting event run smoothly. The 25-year-old athlete, who triumphed in the long jump in […]

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Bob Beamon Interview

Podium reporter Stuart Appleby interviews 1968 Mexico City Olympic Games gold medallist and sporting icon Bob Beamon. 1968 Olympic Games gold medallist Bob Beamon hails importance of education 1968 Olympic Games gold medallist Bob Beamon has underlined the invaluable role Higher Education played in his career whilst revealing his belief that education and sport offer the […]

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Boris Johnson Interview

Podium reporter Stuart Appleby interviews London’s charismatic Mayor Boris Johnson as he joined in the Olympic Torch celebrations and welcomed the famous flame to Middlesex University’s campus on Wednesday 25th July 2012. Mayor of London praises ‘wonderful’ role of students in London 2012 Mayor of London Boris Johnson has singled out the contribution of students to […]

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Daley Thompson Interview

Podium’s Stuart Appleby interviews two-time Olympic gold medallist and Great Britain legend Daley Thompson. Famed for his heroics in the decathlon, Thompson won gold medals in Moscow (1980) and Los Angeles (1984). Thompson spoke to Stuart at a BT Olympics Exhibition  – inspired by the drama and spectacle of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games on […]

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Sir Steve Redgrave Interview

Podium reporter Stuart Appleby interviews Great Britain’s most decorated Olympian – Sir Steve Redgrave. The former rower won an incredible five Gold medals in five successive Olympic Games from 1984 to 2000. Great Britain’s greatest Olympian supports the role of education in sport Having won an incredible five Gold medals in five successive Olympic Games from […]

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Jonathan Edwards Interview

Podium reporter Stuart Appleby interviews one of Great Britain’s most decorated athletes of all time, Jonathan Edwards CBE. The former triple jumper and current world record holder won Olympic, Commonwealth, European and World championship gold medals during a glittering 15-year career. Triple jump gold medallist and world record holder Jonathan Edwards Jonathan Edwards’ Higher Education experiences […]

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Tessa Jowell Interview

Podium reporter Stuart Appleby interviews Shadow Minister for the Olympics and London Tessa Jowell. The Labour politician discusses the importance of higher education, opportunities for students to get involved in the London 2012 Games, youth unemployment and the current issues surrounding work experience. Shadow Olympics Minister praises the role of Further and Higher Education in […]

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Ben Ainslie Interview

Podium reporter Stuart Appleby interviews three-time Olympic gold medallist Ben Ainslie. The Team GB sailor, who is in line to compete in London this summer (in what would be his fifth Olympic Games), first rose through the ranks as a promising junior in the early 1990s and studied at Peter Symonds College in Winchester at the […]

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Ken Livingstone Interview

Podium reporter Stuart Appleby interviews Labour’s London 2012 mayoral candidate Ken Livingstone.  Ken Livingstone is Labour’s London 2012 mayoral candidate. He was elected London’s first Mayor in 2000 and held this position until May 2008. Livingstone is now running to become Mayor of the capital for a second time. Whilst out campaigning in Walthamstow, the […]

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