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|August 30, 2003|
Barber delivers the goods
For the wildly enthusiastic and often times deafening crowds at the Stade de France this week, the first gold medal for the host country could not have been delivered in more dramatic fashion ...
Manjani - dancing and sprinting to gold
Greece's Mirela Manjani added the World title to the European crown she won in Munich last summer, recapturing the World title which she won in Seville in 1999, and is fast developing ...
Hero worship. It is an area of sport that no matter how successful an athlete has become, it never leaves them. Take Darren Campbell, the British sprinter ...
Putting the King on hold
Jaouad Gharib delayed a phone conversation with the King of Morocco to tell the world's press about his love of the marathon. The newly-crowned World champion ...
Capel - Burying the ghosts of Sydney
Three years ago in the cavernous Olympic Stadium in Sydney, John Capel's world crumbled around him. One of the most promising sprinters ...
|August 26, 2003|
Tommie Smith, 35 years later : 'I'd still do it'
On the occasion of the World Championships 2003, Tommie Smith, the 200m Olympic champion in Mexico, has been invited by the mayor of Saint-Denis to be a speaker ...
Collins - 'raw, natural and lazy'
Kim Collins, crowned the world's fastest man after the tightest 100 metres finish in the history of the World Championships, claims he is, "all raw talent . . .
Yatchenko joins Belarussian throwing fest
Well it's reassuring to know that while the cooperative farms of the communist era are now gone in this post 'Cold War' world, that the harvest is still good in Belarus! ...
Olsson is Mr. Consistency
A little more than two years ago, when Christian Olsson turned his attention from a potentially promising high jump career to seriously concentrate on the triple jump ...