‘Podium potential’ cash opens new doors for brilliant distance runner
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Sunday 20 May 2012
Dan Pfaff is best known in the coaching world as the man behind Donovan Bailey, the Canadian who blitzed to Olympic 100m gold in world record time in Atlanta in 1996. He also had a brief spell guiding Marion Jones and Tim Montgomery that ended acrimoniously before the golden couple became embroiled in the Balco drugs scandal.
Monday 23 April 2012
Hallissey's heroics in London give GB selectors a headache as Kenyans dominate podium places
Friday 16 March 2012
In riding to victory in the Paris-Nice stage race last weekend, Bradley Wiggins not only strengthened his credentials as a major force in global cycling; he followed in the tracks of the late, great Tom Simpson, the only previous British winner of the race.
Friday 10 February 2012
Jamaica's Trecia Smith excels at triple jump but loves the unknown status London life affords her
Wednesday 25 January 2012
She is just 20 and only took up the pole vault in 2008. Now she is one of the world's best. She talks to Simon Turnbull
Sunday 01 January 2012
Home athletes on the podium will earn riches beyond their wildest dreams from sponsors, TV shows and a host of other deals
Tuesday 06 December 2011
Paula Radcliffe will become only the third British track and field athlete to be selected for five Olympics after her place in Team GB for London 2012 was confirmed today.
Tuesday 30 August 2011
She always said she'd give up performing to have a family when she hit 30. Now she's 29 and pregnant. Rob Sharp reports
Wednesday 01 June 2011
Charles van Commenee - the pragmatic, spade’s-a-spade-calling Dutchman in charge of the British track and field team - had it just about right when he stood at the side of the wind-swept Paula Radcliffe Stadium in Loughorough a week past Sunday. “What about Paula Radcliffe?” Van Commenee had been asked, while giving his thoughts on the state of the host nation’s athletics talent as the pre-Olympic year track season got underway.
Tuesday 31 May 2011
The veteran warrior of the women's marathon was back in action on the streets of London yesterday. For the wounded Paula Radcliffe, it proved to be a losing battle. In the city where she forged her reputation as the finest female marathon runner of all time, making a winning debut in 2002 and clocking a stunning world record in 2003, the 37-year-old Briton was beaten not just by two domestic rivals but also by the latest injury blow to have struck her on the road to an Olympic marathon.
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Monday 18 April 2011
There are 466 days to go before London welcomes the world to the 2012 Olympic Games. It seems Paula Radcliffe will need every one of them if she is to catch up with the painfully shy little Kenyan woman who made a big statement of intent on the road from Blackheath to The Mall yesterday.
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