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  • Olympic Legacy, already losing pace

    Olympic Legacy, already losing pace

    by Liam Lines 06 Feb 2014 09:37

    This year, I believe we are seeing how some of the shine of the Olympics is already being chipped away from. West Ham’s confirmation in becoming the new owners of the Olympic stadium, that is costing not only more money from the government via

  • GB return from World Games with six gold medals

    GB return from World Games with six gold medals

    by Kit Munns 15 Aug 2013 11:50

    Great Britain returned from the ninth World Games in Cali (Colombia) last week having won six gold medals. The World Games, held every four years, were first staged in 1981 and provide a platform for world competition in sports not includ

  • Athletics - A sorry state of affairs or a stride in the rig

    Athletics - A sorry state of affairs or a stride in the rig

    by Rebecca Oatham 16 Jul 2013 09:23

    In the wake of an impressive 9.91 second run by British athlete Dasalou, the athletics world was shaken with news that two of the sports’ biggest names has failed a drugs tests. With athletics, and in particular sprinting, already being tainte

  • London Marathon observes silence for Boston victims

    London Marathon observes silence for Boston victims

    21 Apr 2013 09:47

    The London Marathon got under way on Sunday after marking a 30-second period of silence to remember the victims of the Boston Marathon attacks.

  • London Marathon to run under heightened security

    London Marathon to run under heightened security

    21 Apr 2013 02:48

    The London Marathon takes place Sunday amid a heightened police presence following the Boston Marathon bomb attacks -- and a moment of silence

  • Olympic champion Hoy announces retirement

    Olympic champion Hoy announces retirement

    18 Apr 2013 11:17

    Olympic great Chris Hoy announced his retirement from cycling with immediate effect on Thursday.The six-time Olympic champion, Britain's m

  • Boston blasts a warning for Sochi Olympics: Russia

    Boston blasts a warning for Sochi Olympics: Russia

    16 Apr 2013 11:49

    The twin blasts that killed three people and injured scores at the Boston marathon are a warning for Russia as it prepares to host the 2014 Win

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