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NICOLA JACKSON, the 15-year-old from North Yorkshire, established her 35th national record when she produced a time of 27.86sec in the heats of the 50 metres butterfly at the British Winter Championships in Sheffield yesterday.

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Rowing: Coode to the fore in Redgrave's power play

STEVE REDGRAVE now has three weeks of rest and recuperation before travelling to Australia to begin the hard labour of preparing for Olympic Games in Sydney.

Rowing: Redgrave spearheads Britain's medal push

BRITAIN WILL head for the Syndey Olympics in upbeat mood after finishing the World Championship here yesterday, the last before next year's games, with a gold and a silver in Olympic events and three other silver medals.

Rowing: Redgrave ready to turn up the heat

STEVEN REDGRAVE and his coxless four of Matthew Pinsent, Ed Coode and James Cracknell carry the flag for Britain in the World Championships here today.

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: Redgrave ready to take his 13th title

STEVE REDGRAVE raced into the coxless fours final of the World Championships here yesterday, with his 13th world or Olympic gold medal in prospect. He did it at his leisure as well, without having to call on Matthew Pinsent to raise the stroke-rate above 36.

Rowing: Veteran Haining back on top

PETER HAINING, the Scot who first won the single sculls World Championship in 1993, put his comeback on track with a dominant race in the repecharge round of the World Rowing Championships here yesterday.

Skiing, canoeing, rock climbing...

Every year thousands of British teenagers go abroad on organised activity trips for sports such as skiing, canoeing and rock climbing.

Rowing: Norway push Redgrave's four to the limit

STEVEN REDGRAVE and Matthew Pinsent, in the coxless four with James Cracknell and Ed Coode, were made to battle hard right to the finish before claiming Britain's only gold medal of the Fisa World Cup here yesterday.

Rowing: Foster goes on trial at Henley

TIM FOSTER competes in this week's Henley Royal Regatta in the knowledge that his dreams of appearing in the Olympic Games are on the line.


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