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Dwain Chambers and Christian Malcolm

A History Of British Sprinting: Dwain Chambers and Christian Malcolm In this part of the A History of British Sprinting series, we will be looking at Dwain Chambers and Christian Malcolm. These two sprinters have been very successful in what has been a period with plenty of good British sprinters but no great...

Where has our summer of sports gone?

Where has our beloved summer of sports gone? The sports industry is among one of the biggest industries in the world. With more fans now then ever and an increase in international fans supporting local teams due to the likes of technology and streaming. Looking at the amount of sports...

How an Unfinished Portrait Describes the Fate of Oscar Pistorius

Portrait painter Natalie Holland paints people who both inspire and provoke her. In 2010 she was watching athletics on the TV and became entranced by a character known as The Blade Runner. He was a double amputee who was aiming to be the first disabled person to run in...

Massaro Becomes First British Woman To Become World Champion in 15 Years

The 30-year-old from Preston, secured the women's world championship in Malaysia, therefore becoming first British woman in 15 years to achieve that feat. The world number 2 saw off Egypt's Nour El Sherbini 11-7, 6-11, 11-9, 5-11, 11-9 in Penang to be crowned champion. And makes history by becoming the first...

Roger Bannister: The Life and Times of a Legend

The four minute mile was an elusive ambition in the field of athletics.  It had been a target for many years but has never been recorded formally.  Then one day in 1954 a young man by the name of Roger Gilbert Bannister was the first person to cross this...
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