Happy New Year all - and welcome back. Another mammoth session this month split into 2. In part 1 we discuss the passing of the GB Team World Class Program. Sean talks to Laurence and we find out what Laurence did at University, take a look at his career and where he's going next.
- British Fencing loses its funding for the World Class Programme http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/olympics/38260939
- Laurence Halsted writes in The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/sport/blog/2016/may/19/olympic-athletes-speak-out-politics-social-issues-laurence-halsted-fencer-rio-games
- Rio fails to auction off its Olympic venues