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Since his blistering run of 9.91sec in the 100 metres semi-final at the UK Trials, James Dasaolu has become something of an invisible man in sprinting terms. After becoming only the fourth Briton to dip under that dream 10sec barrier, the hope – in fact, expectation – was that Dasaolu would back that up... and soon.

Chambers agrees to divulge drugs details

Dwain Chambers has agreed to meet UK Sport's director of drug-free sport, John Scott, to provide inside knowledge on drug offences.

Bennett leaves Brisbane but not for job in Britain

Wayne Bennett, widely regarded as the world's leading coach, is to leave the Brisbane Broncos after 22 years at the end of this season to join St George Illawarra – a move with implications for British clubs.

Chambers considers switch to rugby league

Castleford are being linked with a move for controversial sprinter Dwain Chambers. Super League's bottom club have called a press conference for Monday to make a major announcement amid speculation that they have persuaded Chambers to try his hand at rugby league

Tomlinson so close to glory as Britain grab fourth silver

Chris Tomlinson should get the homecoming he desires this week. He admitted before yesterday's long jump final at the World Indoor Championships here that his fiancée Lucia Rovardi, the West End actress currently appearing in The Buddy Holly Story, had told him before he left: "Don't bother to come back if you haven't got a medal. You need to start delivering."

Chambers storms to semis success

Dwain Chambers matched his lifetime best to thrash the opposition and reach the 60 metres final later tonight at the World Indoor Championships in Valencia.

Chambers 'could win legal case' to overturn Olympic ban

Dwain Chambers could overturn his lifetime Olympic ban in the courts, according to Dick Pound, the former president of the World Anti-Doping Agency.

Athletics: Williamson secures 60m slot alongside Chambers

Simeon Williamson will team up with Dwain Chambers after being selected for the Great Britain and Northern Ireland squad to compete in next month's World Indoor Championships in Valencia.

Ban drug cheats for eight years

Grey-Thompson says 'Stalinesque hard line' is only way to succeed in Paralympic icon's critical anti-doping review

Letters: Examination nation

Children are threatened by turning exams into an industry

Terence Blacker: Not all drug habits are so easily forgiven

Illegal drugs, we have learned this week, fall into two broad categories. Some turn their users into hopeless victims who, if they are lucky enough to recover, are to be welcomed and congratulated by society. Others, equally illegal, demonise their users for ever, whether they have recovered or not.

Chambers picked but not backed by British selectors

Britain's selectors bowed to the inevitable yesterday as they grudgingly accorded Dwain Chambers a place at next month's World Indoor Championships.

Chambers selected for world championship

Dwain Chambers has won his battle to be part of the British team at next month's World Indoor Championships in Valencia even though the UK Athletics selection committee were "unanimous in their desire not to select him".

Selectors expected to play it safe with Chambers

Whether Dwain Chambers is to be or not to be in the British team for next month's World Indoor Championships in Valencia will be revealed this afternoon. And while it may be nobler for UK Athletics to resist his claims – given he is ineligible for Olympic competition after serving a two-year doping ban and has subsequently harmed the sport with his comments – it will be safer for the selectors to confirm the 60 metres place that, in normal circumstances, he would have claimed automatically by Sunday's victory at the Norwich Union World Indoor trials.

Chambers wins 60m final in National Indoor Championships

Dwain Chambers was on course to give UK Athletics a major headache after qualifying joint fastest for the final of the 60 metres at the World Indoor trials in Sheffield.



Chambers controversy prompts selectors to review rules

As Dwain Chambers prepares to stake his claim for a return to international sprinting at the World Indoor trials that get under way in Sheffield today, UK Athletics, which has opposed the sprinter's appearance on the grounds that he has not been on its out-of-competition doping register for the last year, is preparing to reshape its selection policy.

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