Monthly Archives: October 2011

How many of Britain’s Olympic champions could win again in 2012?

How many of the 19 Olympic medals won at Beijing 2008 will Team GB retain in London next year? The picture is muddied a little by programme changes but it’s looking pretty good for the gold group at least. Here’s … Continue reading

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Sotherton part of ageing legion

Athens medallist Kelly Sotherton was effectively told she does not have the potential to win an Olympic medal in 2012 this week when she was dropped from “podium” funding by UK Athletics but would she even have been trying had … Continue reading

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What now for Rebecca Romero?

Is the news this week that Rebecca Romero will not compete on a bike at London 2012 the latest installment in the career of an athlete continually reinventing herself, or the final chapter in the story of someone who never … Continue reading

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