This week in sport

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How much more

can he take?

Since he became England captain, there has been no escape from the treadmill. Robert Winder, reporting from the Cricket World Cup in Pakistan, asks: do England expect too much of Mike Atherton?

Putting Dubai on

the sporting map

In Britain he is known for his patronage of horse racing, but in his homeland Sheikh Mohammed is turning his attentions to a whole range of major international sports. John Roberts reports from Dubai on a sporting revolution

Following the

Mansell trail

Can Mark Blundell emulate his fellow Briton Nigel Mansell and make an immediate impact on IndyCar racing in America? Derick Allsop reports

Olympic glory

is the goal

Athletics is largely a sport for individuals, but Mike McFarlane's group of runners believe in teamwork. Mike Rowbottom reports on the man plotting the Olympic route for John Regis and Tony Jarrett