QUOTES OF THE WEEK

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We are skint. We are desperate for money, we have no sponsorship and we are selling the gear to have a night out. There is nothing wrong with that after four years' hard training. Two of Britain's Olympic divers, Tony Ali and Robert Morgan, justify selling their team kit on the streets of Atlanta.

The championship is over. I want to die. Diego Maradona after missing his fifth consecutive penalty, playing for Boca Juniors against Racing Club. Boca lost 1-0.

When I go there will be an enormous gaping hole that won't be filled. Linford Christie complains about lack of government funding for his sport.

I'll always be a sheet metal worker's son from Newcastle. Alan Shearer introduces himself to the adoring Geordie public.

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