Sports Squad

Hosted ByAyo Akinwolere & Chanel Kakareko

The sports show for kids!

Sports Squad is tall about staying fit and active!

Presented by Ayo Akinwolere and teenager Chanel Kakareko, the show’s packed with inspiring interviews with sports personalities and activities you can do to keep active whilst you’re stuck at home.

All Episodes

Netball’s Tracey Neville talks brother Gary and cups of tea

Netball legend Tracey Neville explains how she played football more than netball as a kid, alongside her brothers Gary and Phil!
Lots of you now want to be netball players after England’s recent successes but after winning the Commonwealth Games gold …

Football freestyler Liv Cooke

World record breaking freestyle footballer Liv Cooke explains how to improve your keepy-uppy skills, how Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo inspired her as a child, and why freestyle is nothing like football!

Cricket champion Ebony Rainford-Brent chats trophies and drumming

A World Cup winning cricketer joins Ayo and Chanel to talk about winning the tournament with England and how heavy the trophy is!
She tells us about how to practise your cricket skills indoors and Ebony gives us a demonstration of her drumming skills.

Rebecca Adlington’s training routine

Rebecca Adlington is a double Olympic swimming champion! Rebecca explains all the hard work that goes into becoming an Olympic swimming champion including waking up at 5am in the morning to train as a child.
She tells Ayo and Chanel how swimming taugh…

Judy Murray talks tennis and hula hooping!

Ayo and Chanel talk to Judy Murray, tennis coach and mum of stars Andy and Jamie.Judy explains how you can practice tennis at home using biscuit tins and balloons. She also tells us how she would like children to take part in sports and fitness activit…

Cycling superstar Chris Hoy

Sir Chris Hoy is an eleven-times world champion and six-times an Olympic champion in cycling! He’s got an MBE and is a British racing driver and former track cyclist who represented Great Britain at the Olympic and World Championships!

Footballer Jill Scott of Man City chats to Ayo and Chanel

Jill Scott’s a footballer who plays as a midfielder for Manchester City and the England national team. In 2019, she was awarded an MBE, which stands for Member of the Order of the British Empire, for her contribution to football – but her crownin…

Maddie Hinch talks hockey from home

Maddie Hinch, is an English international field hockey player. She plays for England and Great Britain as a goalkeeper and is the first guest on our brand new podcast series, Sports Squad!