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Friday 27 July 2012
From athletes' lairs and TV studios, to champagne bars and a stage for unsigned bands – plus a stadium or two... Tom Peck gives a guided tour
Monday 23 July 2012
Injury concerns surrounding Olympic silver medallist Phillips Idowu intensified today with confirmation the triple jumper has not travelled to the British team's training camp in Portugal.
Monday 23 July 2012
Your one-stop guide to the Team GB medal hopes in action at the Olympics today...
Tuesday 17 July 2012
Phillips Idowu turned to Twitter yesterday in an attempt to show the world his Olympic hopes are hanging by something more substantial than a thread.
Thursday 12 July 2012
Gold medal hope contradicts claims by Van Commenee over his fitness for London
Monday 09 July 2012
World 400 metres hurdles champion Dai Greene will captain Great Britain's athletics team at the Olympics.
Wednesday 04 July 2012
Van Commenee has no idea if triple jumper is fit because of rift, writes Simon Turnbull
Saturday 23 June 2012
The clouds were gathering in Birmingham even before the best of Britain's runners, jumpers and throwers got about the business of chasing Olympic places on the opening day of the Aviva 2012 Trials last night. There was another of a metaphorical nature when it emerged that Phillips Idowu had withdrawn from the three-day meeting.
Friday 22 June 2012
Former world triple jump champion Phillips Idowu today became the latest athlete to pull out of this weekend's Olympic trials in Birmingham, sparking injury fears just weeks ahead of the London Games.
Friday 30 March 2012
Win a bottle of champagne
Monday 12 March 2012
Arriving in London via Sudan, Britain's new 39-year-old triple jump champion had to leap numerous obstacles, writes Simon Turnbull
Monday 12 March 2012
It has taken the best part of four years, and no little pain on the injury front, but there was finally a spring back in Christine Ohurougu's stride yesterday – and a gold medal around her neck. The Stratford woman who won individual 400m gold at the Beijing Olympics showed a return to form – ahead of what, for her, will be a particularly close-to-home Olympics – with a storming run on the penultimate leg of the 4 x 400m relay final at the World Indoor Championships.
Friday 24 February 2012
For the second time in two weeks, Holly Bleasdale was forced to play second fiddle to the queen of the pole vault, Yelena Isinbayeva.
Thursday 23 February 2012
Holly Bleasdale has another crack at the queen of the pole vault in Stockholm tonight. Two weeks ago in Bydgoszcz, Poland, the 20-year-old Briton cleared the same height as Yelena Isinbayeva, 4.68m, but was beaten by the Russian Olympic champion on countback.
Sunday 19 February 2012
David Cameron may yet come to regret his breakfast encounter with the shot-putting, kilt-wearing giant who has adorned cereal boxes across the land for many a chilly winter. David Randall unravels an amazing tale
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