The Week in Review: Sport

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AS IF anyone doubted it, Paul Gascoigne underlined his value to the watching England coach, Terry Venables, when his goal from a free-kick added a flourish to a dominant display in Lazio's 4-0 win over Cagliari.

Add consistency to his talent and Chris Lewis could be as vital to the England cricket team, a fact he confirmed with an imperious bowling performance as England beat the West Indies in the first one-day international.

The first week of the Winter Olympics was unfortunately overshadowed by the skaters, Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan. Harding's alleged involvement in last month's attack on Kerrigan had the world's media flocking to their practice session. Even Torvill and Dean found themselves upstaged.