Michael Johnson

Rugby Sevens: On Its Marks for Rio

Michael Johnson | Posted 11.12.2016 | UK Sport
Michael Johnson

One of the first things I discovered was that my own country, the USA, are actually the current Olympic rugby champions, having won gold at the 15-a-side game in 1924, beating hosts France. At the medal ceremony, The Star Spangled Banner was apparently drowned out by the booing and hissing of French fans, and the American team had to be escorted to their locker room under police protection.

Nicol David: Squash Legend Number Two

James Willstrop | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK Sport
James Willstrop

Last week I wrote about Amr Shabana, who has through his style of play and achievements ensured a lasting influence on the squash world. This week i...

Michael Johnson Goes Beyond Sport

Nick Keller | Posted 14.09.2013 | UK Sport
Nick Keller

When we talk about Olympic legends, it is hard to look beyond Michael Johnson. Three Olympic Games and four Olympic gold medals - two in his home Games in Atlanta - are enough proof of that. Michael's achievements on track have meant that he has stayed at the heart of sport and the Olympic Movement for more than 20 years.

Samuel Luckhurst

The London Legacy, Doping, Cheering On Farah And Pistorius

HuffingtonPost.com | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 09.04.2013 | UK Sport

Michael Johnson believes it is too early to judge the London 2012 legacy amid concerns the Olympic spectacle will not keep its vows. John Amaechi, ...

GALLERY: What's Michael Johnson Up To At Arsenal?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.10.2012 | UK Sport

Arsenal were monitored ahead of their Champions League fixture with Olympiakos by none other than American Olympic legend Michael Johnson. Johnson,...

WATCH: BBC Commentators React To Mo Farah's Victory

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.08.2012 | UK Comedy

Now, we're going out on a limb here - but we think the BBC commentary team were just a tiny bit chuffed to witness Mo Farah's final strides towards vi...

Jessica Ennis: 'I Can't Believe It Happened'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.08.2012 | UK Sport

Jessica Ennis has described how winning the gold medal in the heptathlon in London 2012 has left her in a state of shock. Speaking on BBC Breakfast...

Michael Johnson Takes Olympic Torch Around Stonehenge

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.07.2012 | UK

One of the world's greatest ever athletes carried the Olympic Torch around Stonehenge at sunrise on a (surprisingly) bright Thursday. Michael Johns...

Caroline Frost

TV REVIEW: Was Michael Johnson A Slave To Speed?

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 04.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

In Beijing in 2008, the eight men lined up for the 100m were rippling elite athletes. They were also all black, and, according to Olympic icon Michael...

City's Johnson Arrested On Suspicion Of Drink Driving

PA | Posted 01.06.2012 | UK Sport

A Premier League footballer has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after an early-morning car crash. Manchester City's Michael Johnson, 24...