Sports Listings: This weekend / Athletics - British Championships, Crystal Palace

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The domestic outdoor season continues this weekend with the Pearl British championships at Crystal Palace and Britain's best will be honing their preparations for the world championships at Stuttgart in August. Among them will be Linford Christie, defending a seven-year unbeaten record in the 100 metres at the British championships. This time he takes on John Regis, Michael Rosswess and Jason John. Sally Gunnell, Britain's other Olympic gold medallist, set the fastest time this year in the 400m hurdles at Rome's Grand Prix on Wednesday. At Crystal Palace, the pace will quicken when she competes in the 200m.

How to get there: Crystal Palace National Sports Centre, Ledrington Road, London SE19. British Rail: London Victoria to Crystal Palace, the station is adjacent to Centre. Admission: pounds 4- pounds 6 adults, pounds 2 childrenOAPs. First event tomorrow starts at 11am. On Sunday, the field events start at noon and track at 2pm. (Tel: 081-778 0131).

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