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Reihana brightens the day as Saints grind on

Northampton 18 - Leeds 9

Sports Personality of the Year: Holmes trips the limelight fantastic

For one year, she was in the shape of her life. Nick Townsend salutes tonight's TV heroine

The best of 2004: sport books reviewed

Marathons and masochists

Paula Radcliffe: Strength of mind that runs and runs in the family

Britain's long-distance doyenne has the steel, now she needs luck. Simon Turnbull meets a reflective Olympian

Athletics: Radcliffe reveals injury during Athens build-up

Paula Radcliffe has revealed that a muscle injury she sustained two weeks before the Olympics may have contributed to her traumatic failure in Athens last month.

Adrian Chiles: Sport may not be tragic, but we like to pretend it is

A letter to her Her Majesty's Daily Telegraph about Paula Radcliffe last week: "Sir - What I found incredible was that the BBC deemed this 'tragedy' more newsworthy than the catastrophe unfolding in Sudan."

Kelly's prayers are answered in the ultimate valediction

This will not be Kelly Holmes' last run. But it is her last Olympics. It was some valedictory performance

Radcliffe's real test goes far beyond the pain

After the double despair the big fear is that the damage to a great athlete might be irreparable

Radcliffe unable to finish race once again

It ended with just under 10 laps remaining. Stepping out of the 10,000 metres final which had occupied her every waking thought since her traumatic failure to finish Sunday's marathon, Paula Radcliffe was no broken figure yesterday; merely a beaten one.

Let's blame the silly season for bringing out the malice in us all

In all fairness, Mark Thatcher might be innocent of anything except offences against loveliness

Radcliffe goes for track glory

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A growing population and a compromised and depleted aquifer leaves water in scarce supply for Palestinians
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Bosnia's genocide, 20 years on

No-one is admitting where the bodies are buried - literally and metaphorically
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Each year at Comic-Con in San Diego, Hollywood bosses nervously present blockbusters to the hallowed crowd. It can make or break a movie
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Team Murray firing on all cylinders for title assault

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Ashes 2015: Angus Fraser's top 10 moments from previous series'

Angus Fraser's top 10 Ashes moments

He played in five series against Australia and covered more as a newspaper correspondent. From Waugh to Warne and Hick to Headley, here are his highlights
Greece debt crisis: EU 'family' needs to forgive rather than punish an impoverished state

EU 'family' needs to forgive rather than punish an impoverished state

An outbreak of malaria in Greece four years ago helps us understand the crisis, says Robert Fisk
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The traumatised kibbutz on Israel's front line, still recovering from last summer's war with Hamas
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