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Athletics: A crying shame for Holmes

World in ruins for Britain's leading gold prospect as the injury she kept secret comes back to haunt her

Athletics: Thomas fired up for duel with Johnson

Iwan Thomas cannot wait to take on Michael Johnson. The 23-year- old has emerged as Britain's best chance of a men's track medal, after breaking Roger Black's 400 metres British record by 0.01sec with a run of 44.36sec when winning the selection trial two weeks ago.

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Athens hope gets into shape of her life as she seeks to restore a golden lustre to middle-distance running

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If anyone can do something about the fragmented nature of British athletics then Dave Moorcroft, who was named yesterday as British athletics' new chief executive, is the man.

Athletics: Boldon knows no bounds

Ato Boldon posted the third-fastest 200 metres ever yesterday, the Trinidad & Tobago sprinter's 19.77 seconds at the Stuttgart international meeting coming two weeks before the World Championships in Athens.

Holmes goes for double qualification

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Athletics: Holmes considers doubling up

Kelly Holmes, favourite to win gold in the world championship 1500 metres in Athens next month, is also considering running over 800m.

Athletics: Holmes runs on after heart and mind rebuild

Mike Rowbottom reports from Munich on the international return of the Army sergeant who left Atlanta on crutches

Kelly Holmes returns to competitive action

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The sixth day of Olympic athletics became one long goodbye yesterday as a succession of champions disappeared earlier than schedule - Sergei Bubka, Haile Gebrselassie, Sonia O'Sullivan and, with more of a whimper than a bang, Linford Christie.
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