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Swimming: Use of creatine is denied by Heyns

PENNY HEYNS, the South African swimmer, yesterday denied that her use of the controversial food supplement creatine was behind her nine world records in the past seven weeks.

Australian Rules: Lockett hangs up his boots

TONY LOCKETT, the greatest goalkicker in the game's history, had hoped to delay his departure a little longer - but yesterday the Sydney Swan made his final appearance.

Victorian time capsule is found

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Architecture: Move over, Sydney Opera House ...

... The buildings for next year's Olympics are just as striking. By Rosanna de Lisle

Swimming: Heyns in a record mood

PENNY HEYNS registered another world record yesterday when she lowered her own 200 metres breaststroke mark in the semi-finals at the Pan Pacific Championships in Sydney.

Rowing: British put on power to qualify for Sydney

THE BRITISH men's eight became the first crew to qualify for the Sydney Olympics by winning the repechage and taking a place in Sunday's final at the World Championships here yesterday.

Rowing: British eight finds form

THE BRITISH men's eight fulfilled their early season promise at the World Championships here yesterday with a convincing second place behind the Russians, who won at Lucerne six weeks ago.

SWIMMING: Snelling instils sense of success

SWIMMING SHOULD be all about racing, but often it is about beating the clock, which can be the only familiar sight in an unfamiliar environment. However, the introduction of semi-finals at this week's European Championships, which start today in Istanbul, will put the emphasis on the one reason everyone is here - to race.

Olympic Games: Plastic surgery for the party to end all parties

Gerard Wright in Sydney says if there are any problems with the Olympics, they will be denied

Olympic Games: Sydney reports early ticket sales success

SYDNEY'S OLYMPICS organisers, beset by scandals, had some good news this weekend - Australians are buying tickets to see the 2000 Games.
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