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‘Podium potential’ cash opens new doors for brilliant distance runner

Radcliffe keeps options open for 10k race

Paula Radcliffe has not ruled herself out of running the Olympic 10,000 metres tomorrow, it was revealed today.

Heat exhaustion to blame, says doctor

Paula Radcliffe lost her chance of Olympic glory because she overheated, one of her medical advisors said yesterday.

Paula paid price for losing high stakes gamble

Losing is like dying. We all have to do it. The only question - and it is one which has assailed the spirit of Paula Radcliffe cruelly here these last few days - is how we go about it.

I felt numb, says dejected Paula

Paula Radcliffe admits she is still unsure why her bid for Olympic gold in the marathon in Athens went wrong yesterday.

'She isn't a quitter... it was heartbreaking sight'

The former mile world record holder Steve Cram claimed last night that Paula Radcliffe should not be considered "a quitter" for failing to complete the marathon in Athens yesterday.

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Bedford's bike in breakdown

Marathon: Radcliffe faces the most gruelling course of all

It was a wail - a far from usual sound for Paula Radcliffe. But as she stood, distracted, in the mixed zone in Sydney four years ago, bereft of tangible reward for leading the Olympic 10,000 metres for 20 of its 26 laps, her habitual poise had vanished.

Cement dust threatens British hope at Olympics

As the most meticulous of planners, Paula Radcliffe, Britain's brightest Olympic gold medal hope, will have taken all necessary precautions to deal with the searing heat of Athens.

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