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Jamaican children have particularly symmetric legs in comparison to Europeans, according to research
Sprinter Sacre started the Desert Orchid Chase at Kempton yesterday unbeaten in 10 chases and all but lionised as the Frankel of jumping; three-fifths of the way through the contest he had given up the struggle, not as some equine Graeme Swann but a fallen idol whose spirit was willing but flesh proved all too weak.
The favourite was pulled up by jockey Barry Geraghty after the seventh on his comeback
The 19-year-old has shown flashes of brilliance for the Toffees this season
Jamaican sprinters Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce were crowned male and female World Athletes of the Year for 2013 by the sport's governing body, the International Association of Athletics Federations, at a ceremony in Monaco last night.
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Paralympic 200m sprint champion Richard Whitehead has completed his brutal charity challenge to run 40 marathons in 40 days.
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Asafa Powell and four other Jamaican athletes who failed drugs tests earlier this year have each returned adverse analytical findings in their B samples, the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission revealed last night.
But he plans to continue his dominance of the sport until then as he looks to become the most successful sprinter of all time
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Jamaican powered through after slow start