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July 16, 2019

Vegan Duathlete Has Strong Performance In Romanian European Championships

Lisa Gawthorne, a vegan food supplier, improved on her 2017 performance - the last time she competed

July 15, 2019

Vegan Ultra-Runner Runs Equivalent Of Mount Everest In 24 Hours

Humble Sean Clifford described the achievement as 'very much a team effort with wonderful people helping me out'

July 14, 2019

Plant-Based Hamilton Fuels Mercedes Into Game-Changing Victory

The world-class athlete has won the British Grand Prix for a record-breaking sixth time while following a plant-based diet

July 14, 2019

BREAKING: Plant-Based Athlete Novak Djokovic Wins Wimbledon

The professional tennis player wins Wimbledon, days after praising a plant-based diet

July 13, 2019

Djokovic Credits Plant-Based Diet For Faster Recovery Time

The Wimbledon finalist revealed that ditching animal products has also helped him defeat his allergies

July 10, 2019

Vegan Football Club Unveils Its Sustainable Uniform Made From Bamboo

The 'world's greenest football club' said it was 'shocked' to find out that modern sportswear is made from plastic

July 5, 2019

Rip Esselstyn Credits Vegan Diet As He Smashes World Swimming Record

The 56-year-old athlete told Plant Based News that he is 'certain his ability to catch a World Record at this stage of his life is 100 percent directly tied to how he eats'

July 3, 2019

Vegan Cyclist Wins Epic 6,800km Trans Am Bike Race - Setting New Record

Abdullah Zeinab cycled across America in just 16 days, 9 hours, and 56 minutes - beating the previous record by more than 10 hours

June 27, 2019

Vegan Pensioner Scoops Gold At National US Competition

Self-trained athlete Ellen Jaffe Jones, 66, competed in seven different distances at the recent National Senior Games, including the 800, and 1,500m

June 26, 2019

'Outspoken' Vegan Athlete Scoops Silver At Junior Olympics

The racquetball player, former World Champion, competed in two age categories - achieving a podium finish in both

June 18, 2019

Vegan Athlete Scoops Bronze At GB National Championships

The sportswoman said she fueled her run with seitan, greens, oats, rice cakes, and quinoa - among other tasty plant-based foods

June 14, 2019

Vegan Mountaineer Climbs Everest - With 100% Animal-Free Kit

Kuntal Joisher climbed the mountain before, but some of his clothing and equipment was not vegan. This time he banished all traces of animal derivatives from both his diet and gear

June 10, 2019

Vegan Weightlifter Scoops Gold At Major American Meet

Ramona Cadogan, who has been vegan for 13 years, said she'd achieved vegan gains following the 'Daily Dozen' checklist by Michael Gregor

June 4, 2019

Vegan Athlete Achieves Personal Best At Half Ironman: Eyes Podium Finish

The Canadian said consistencyy in training played a huge role in his strong performance - as well as a focus on good nutrition

June 3, 2019

Vegan Endurance Runner Scoops 2nd Place In Major Marathon

Alister Gardner made his marathon debut in the recent Ottowa event - a dramatic departure from the 160km Bromont Ultra he ran last year

May 24, 2019

Vegan Bodybuilder Torre Washington Takes 4th Place At Major Competition

Torre, who has been working with film stars as a trainer, described representing plant-based athletes as an 'honor'

May 3, 2019

Vegan Athlete Takes Her Best Ever Placing At World Duathlon Championships

Lisa Gawthorne, who represented team Great Britain at the event in Spain, is a vegan food supplier outside of sport

April 25, 2019

Vegan Powerlifter Gets On The Board At Legendary Westside Barbell

Athlete Ali Crowdus joins the ranks of outstanding female lifters who are achieving major milestones - without consuming or exploiting animals

April 9, 2019

Vegan Snooker Player Neil Robertson Wins Chinese Open

The Australian player, who is currently enjoying remarkable form, spoke about how easy he finds it to stick to a vegan diet in China

March 22, 2019

Vegan Snowboarder Joins World Tour

Snowboarder Niki Kelly has been riding on mountains around the world, including Austria, Japan, Canada, and Andorra

March 11, 2019

'I Went Vegan For The Animals' Manchester United Player Chris Smalling

The player made the comments in a video for animal rights charity PETA, as he called on his fans to defend animals and give veganism a go

February 25, 2019

Vegan Boom Is Making Healthy Eating Easier For Athletes, Says Top Sportsman

Snooker player Neil Robinson, who recently won the Welsh Open with a stunning performance, has been following a vegan diet in recent years

February 21, 2019

Vegan Snooker Player Neil Robertson Scoops Major Welsh Open Victory

The plant-based player made what's known as a '147' - also known as a 'maximum break' - a rare accomplishment regarded as the highest possible achievement in a single frame of snooker

February 20, 2019

Vegan Athlete Vlad Ixel Wins Major Endurance Race

The multi-talented sportsman has credited his plant-based diet with his astonishing endurance, saying he recovers and performs better on a diet of plants

February 6, 2019

Vegan Fighter Takes Gold At Major Savate Competition

Athlete James Southwood, who has been vegetarian from birth and vegan since his teens, was part of a team which brought back six gold medals along with a bronze

January 25, 2019

Major Milestone For Cricket As More Top Players Go Vegan

An increasing number of athletes are starting to ditch animal products from their diets for health and ethical reasons

January 21, 2019

Heavyweight Boxer Bryant Jennings Credits Vegan Diet For 'Feeling Young'

The Philadelphia fighter shared his dietary habits, saying he eats peanut butter and jelly, oatmeal, quinoa, avocado, a lot of fruit and vegetables, and homemade burgers

January 15, 2019

Vegan Ninja Warrior Beats Injury To Regain Top Rankings

Calle Alexander was told he wouldn't be able to train for 10 weeks after sustaining a fracture to his hand but returned to competing just four weeks after the procedure

December 18, 2018

36 Incredible Vegan Sporting Glories From 2018

2018 has been a colossal year for veganism - and that includes vegan athletes. From Olympic glory to record-breaking, these sporting heroes had an epic 12 months

December 18, 2018

Vegan Athlete Part Of Fastest Ever Female Duo In Epic 4,000km Cycle Ride

She said a lot of people thought the mission would be impossible on a vegan diet - but she believes it was the key to success

December 14, 2018

Hector Bellerin: 'A Vegan Diet Made Me Reach My Full Potential'

The footballer initially ditched animal products for health reasons - but now he maintains it for the environment and animals

December 4, 2018

Rugby Star Anthony Mullally Opens Vegan Cafe And Advocacy Base

As well as selling food and drink, the cafe will host educational evenings

November 23, 2018

'Vegan Viking' Smashes Even More Powerlifting Records

The Icelandic athlete has been suffering from multiple health conditions, but despite the additional challenges, has qualified for World Championships in November 2019

November 18, 2018

The Body Coach Joe Wicks Launches 'Veggie Lean In 15' With Vegan Recipes Included

The fitness coach shot to fame with his 'Lean In 15' book - now he admits you don't need to eat animal products to get 'lean and fit'

November 9, 2018

Vegan Sucess At Cross Duathlon European Championships

Athlete Lisa Gawthorne adorned her race kit with vegan badges during the event

November 7, 2018

Vegan Veteran Lifter Smashes More Records

The plant-powered athlete was 'sobbing' with joy

October 26, 2018

Tennessee Titans' Derrick Morgan - And Wife Charity - Become Vegan Beyond Meat Ambassadors

The couple have convinced 20 other players on the team to embrace more plant-based foods

October 16, 2018

Vegan Runner Wins Ultra Race - And Smashes Course Record

The athlete has been vegan since 2010

October 12, 2018

Vegan Runner Fiona Oakes Wins Stage In Extreme 250km Race

The 'Queen of the Extreme' faces Atacama desert

October 10, 2018

Iconic Vegan Ultrarunner To Hit 100,000 Miles Covered

Cara Corbett has a remarkable backstory, overcoming alcohol and crystal meth addictions to become a world-class athlete

October 7, 2018

Vegan Athlete Lewis Hamilton Wins Japan Grand Prix

The win has the F1 racer on track for his fifth world title

October 7, 2018

Athlete Virat Kohli Says Vegan Diet Upped His Game

The cricket star is on a fully plant-based diet

October 3, 2018

Vegan Athlete Smashes 'Spartathlon' Event Despite Hellish Conditions

The race - based on a historical feat - is one of the toughest challenges on earth

September 24, 2018

Top Vegan Journalist To Tackle Half Marathon In Aid Of Animal Sanctuary

He wants to support the invaluable work undertaken by The Retreat

September 19, 2018

Record Breaking 'Vegan Viking' Shares Her Diet Habits

The plant-based athlete

September 16, 2018

BREAKING: Vegan Athlete Lewis Hamilton Wins Singapore Grand Prix

Hamilton says the race was 'incredible'

September 16, 2018

'90% Vegan' Badminton Star Gronya Somerville Dispels Protein Myths

The athlete says vegans can get all the nutrients they need

September 10, 2018

BREAKING: Plant-Based Athlete Novak Djokovic Wins US Open Men's Final

The win marked the tennis pro's 14th Grand Slam title

September 3, 2018

Vegan Rich Roll Hosts Premiere Of Fiona Oakes Documentary 'Running For Good'

The film was directed by Keegan Kuhn

September 3, 2018

Vegan Powerlifter Smashes Records At World Champ Qualifiers - Despite Illness

The athlete triumphed in spite of less than ideal preparation

September 2, 2018

Vegan Athlete Lewis Hamilton Wins Italian Grand Prix

The pro racer claimed a 'sensational' victory on lap 45

August 29, 2018

Vegan Athlete Earns #1 Ironman Ranking 22 Weeks After First Event

The sportsman previously specialized in ultrarunning

August 23, 2018

Vegan Athlete 'Very Pleased' With Impressive Finish In Second Ironman

The Canadian finished the event among the fastest athletes

August 9, 2018

Iconic Vegan Runner Fiona Oakes Scores Fourth Guinness World Record

The amazing athlete said she completed the feat 'for the animals'

August 4, 2018

Manchester United's Chris Smalling Credits Vegan Diet For Lack Of Injuries

The pro footballer says that after years of reduction, he's now 'fulliy vegan'

August 2, 2018

Athlete Hector Bellerín Says Quick Recovery Will Keep Him Plant-Based

The football star says a vegan diet has improved his performance

July 29, 2018

Plant-Based Athlete Lewis Hamilton Victorious At Hungarian Grand Prix

The star has credited a plant-based for both physical and mental gains

July 23, 2018

'Fit As F*ck' Vegan On Cover Of 'Men's Health' Magazine

Jeremy Reijnders was previously awarded the title ''the fittest man in the Netherlands'

July 15, 2018

Plant-Based Athlete Novak Djokovic Victorious In Wimbledon Finals

The tennis pro says he doesn't eat meat for 'ethical and health reasons'

July 10, 2018

Vegan Ultrarunner Smashes Another Speed Record

310 miles in eight days saw Catra Corbett take the record

July 2, 2018

Vegan Lifter On Way To World Championships After Comfortable Win In US

The athlete says she plans to be 'unstoppable'

June 18, 2018

Vegan Runner Fiona Oakes Achieves Record Time For Half Marathon Run

Difficult conditions made her latest accomplishment more impressive

June 10, 2018

Vegan Athlete Tim Shieff Delivers Top Performance In Ninja Warrior UK

The parkour star says he ate a raw vegan diet to prepare for the challenge

May 22, 2018

Vegan Surfer Tia Blanco Racks Up Two Major Victories

The young athlete is having a successful run this year

May 17, 2018

'Vegan Viking' Smashes Three Powerlifting Records

And she says there is still 'plenty in the tank'

May 11, 2018

Pundit Alan Brazil Criticized After Mocking Footballer Hector Bellerín For Vegan Diet

Brazil insisted in his commentary that Bellerín 'get a steak down' him

May 10, 2018

Ketogenic Diets Can Impair Performance During Excercise, Says Study

The study compared these diets with high carb plans

May 3, 2018

Vegan Athlete Wins Major Bodypower Sponsorship Deal Reflecting 'Rise Of Movement'

Julia Hubbard leads Great Britain in the 200m sprint in her age bracket

May 2, 2018

Gym Bag By Stella McCartney Wins Vegan Fashion Award

Other winners include Fiona Oakes and Sweaty Betty

April 25, 2018

EXCLUSIVE: Brian Rose Talks Ethics And Upcoming Plant-Based Ironman With PBN

Rose says eating plants is making him think more deeply about animal rights

April 16, 2018

Vegan Athlete Smashes 72-Hour Race - Covering 192 Miles And Winning 1st Female

She says 'If you’re not having fun you’re doing it all wrong!'

April 16, 2018

Plant-Based Ultra Runner Transitions To Triathlon - And Picks Up Win At Major Event

Vlad Ixel clinched the top spot in his age group

April 13, 2018

Vegan Football Team Forest Green Rovers Looking For New Plant-Based Chef

The chef will be asked to create a 'pioneering' vegan menu

April 3, 2018

Top Vegan Wrestler Releases Book Calling For Food Revolution

The fighter spoke to Great Vegan Athletes about his new tome

April 3, 2018

Vegan Named 'Fittest Man In The Netherlands' After Victory At CrossFit Games Open

He is hoping to inspire others to adopt a plant-based diet

March 30, 2018

Vegan Athlete Wins Epic 5500km Cycle Race Across Australia

Abdullah Zeinab won the event in just 14 days

March 29, 2018

Spanish Footballer Hector Bellerin Praises Plant-Based Diet For Improving His Performance

Bellerín says the diet 'felt so great' that he stuck to it

March 21, 2018

Boxer Mike Rashid Says: 'I'm Vegan As F*ck'

The athlete talked about his journey to plant-based eating

March 20, 2018

Rich Roll Named 'Fittest Vegan On Earth' By Men's Health Magazine

The magazine described Roll as 'more ripped than you'll ever be'

March 19, 2018

London Real Host To Compete In Ironman - Fuelled By Plant-Based Diet

Brian Rose will prepare for the race under the guidance of punk music legend John Joseph

March 16, 2018

Vegan Ultramarathoner Vlad Ixel Racks Up Six Wins In 2018

He has big sporting plans for the future

March 11, 2018

MMA Fighter Study Shows Plant-Based Protein Is Equal To Whey

The plant-based protein worked 'just as well' for building and maintaining muscle

March 11, 2018

NHL Player Zdeno Chara Says Eating Plants Made Him Stronger

The athlete has sung the praises of a plant-based diet

February 27, 2018

Vegan Athlete To Hold 'Cube Of Truth' Events On Mount Everest

He wants to show that 'vegans are awesome'

February 26, 2018

'Vegan Viking' Smashes The Competition At Powerlifting Nationals

The athlete will be competing in the European Championships in May

February 25, 2018

Olympic Athletes Disrupt Dairy In Shocking New Commercial

The piece will be aired across the US during the Games' closing ceremony

February 15, 2018

Vegan Olympian Meagan Duhamel Picks Up Second Medal In Pyeongchang

The two-time world champion ends her career on a high

February 13, 2018

Vegan Lifter Takes US Record And Medals At Major Meet

And the athlete feels she has 'more to offer'

February 13, 2018

Vegan Skater Meagan Duhamel Takes Gold at Winter Olympics

The plant-based star skated an almost flawless routine

February 8, 2018

13 Year Old Vegan Takes State Racquetball Title

The World Champion showed off his skills in doubles

February 8, 2018

Incredible Success For Vegan Athlete In 100-Mile 'Hurt Race'

The runner ditched animal products nine years ago

February 5, 2018

Plant Based Boxer Lawrence Okolie Beats Isaac Chamberlain In Major Victory

The fighter hasn't eaten meat in a year

February 2, 2018

Vegan Fighter Leads The Medal Haul At Major Competition

Former World Champion's club mates take medals too

January 31, 2018

'Compassion For Animals' And Love For Basketball Prompts College Player To Go Vegan

The athlete slimmed down from 245 to 180 pounds after he became plant-based

January 31, 2018

Vegan Weightlifter Shares Daily Meal Plan

A plant-based diet helped her 'gain several pounds of muscle and shed excess fat'

January 29, 2018

Vegan Athlete Smashes 153 Mile Spartathon Race

The race is only for the most elite of athletes

January 29, 2018

Top Surfer Kelly Slater 'Feeling Good' After Being Vegan For A Month

The sporting legend hasn't consumed milk for many years

January 26, 2018

New York Yankees' CC Sabathia Goes Raw Vegan

The 300lb pitcher wants to improve his performance and recovery