Maeve Ryan


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Isaac Chamberlain on fighting and fatherhood

The most likeable fighter in British boxing is returning to the ring. But how has fatherhood changed Isaac Chamberlain? We head to Brixton to hear the latest chapter of a remarkable story

Lifting the veil: women in Iran

Iranian photographer Farnaz Damnabi is staging her debut solo exhibition in Milan this month. She speaks to Maeve Ryan about using her art to document the fraught existence of women in Iran

Best go-karting tracks in London

Feeling the need for speed? We've rounded up the best go-karting tracks in London. Strap in!

Amita Suman is chasing the moon

Aged seven years old, Amita Suman moved from a small town in Nepal to Brighton. There she discovered acting. Now she’s starring in Netflix smash hit Shadow and Bone

Sophia Brown: "I was done with the industry. It was draining"

Sophia Brown was ready to quit acting when she received the script for The Witcher: Blood Origin. Now she has a lead role in the new Russell T Davies show You & Me. Meet a talent reborn

"We did these kickboxing events called smokers..." | Fighting talk with Lewis Tan

Lewis Tan has dedicated his life to martial arts. After working as a stuntman for the world’s biggest films, Tan is now taking the lead. We throw down with a triple-threat talent

"I am here to help people." Meet Melissa Takimoglu, boxing businesswoman extraordinaire

She handles the PR for Top Rank. She’s worked on Tyson Fury’s biggest fights. Melissa Takimoglu is something of a boxing tour de force. She recounts her remarkable journey through the sport

Jay Lycurgo on dancing with the devil

Jay Lycurgo played a henchman in The Batman, and Tim Drake in HBO Max series Titans. Now Netflix is calling. The British actor shares his story of superheroes and witches

Mikaela Mayer: "I’m kind of a loose cannon sometimes"

American boxer Mikaela Mayer has a blockbuster fight versus Alycia Baumgardner in London on Saturday night. She speaks to us about financial goals, building a brand and her ambition to conquer four divisions

The Black Forge Inn offers a knockout experience

Conor McGregor changed the fight game – now the Irishman is taking over the pub game with The Black Forge Inn in Dublin 12

Ebanie Bridges: "Boxing is a business. You need to advertise"

Australian boxer Ebanie Bridges has amassed a huge fanbase inside and outside the ring. We spoke to the Blonde Bomber ahead of her world title fight

Susannah Schofield: "I never want to see quotas for women in business"

Susannah Schofield is blazing a trail for women in boxing with her Unified promotional company and the Pitch Boxing app. We speak to a true boxing innovator

Louis Strong: "Success is defined by you and you alone"

Actor Louis Strong has interviewed dozens of big names on his mental health podcast HeadStrong. He shares his journey in this exclusive interview

"You don't have to look like a superhero to be one." John Bradley is back in the game

He won the affection of millions as Samwell Tarley – now John Bradley is fighting the moon. He discusses playing everyday heroes, his love of Elbow – and why he wishes he could reshoot the first season of Game of Thrones