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How will Olympic sport fare in 2013?

With the start of London 2012 still half a year away, many Olympic sports already enjoy the highest profile they ever have in the UK, and that will only get bigger as the year progresses. When the Games were awarded … Continue reading

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How will Olympic sport fare in 2013? Questionnaire responses in full

In writing the blog on Olympic sport in 2013, I asked club-level athletes to get in touch, and put the same questions to each, aiming to see whether trends are similar, and whether there are any communal lessons that sports … Continue reading

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Cash makes the difference in Olympic medal tables

A tweet from the Canadian Olympic team on Wednesday highlighted the size of the upper hand that Great Britain will have over their rivals at London 2012. Additional high-performance funding has been allocated to Canada’s athletes, taking the total funding … Continue reading

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