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Coe must have been on drugs during IAAF vote win, opponent claims

Bubka said that it ‘beggered belief’ that Coe could have improved his standing within the sport so dramatically. ‘We were neck and neck going into the final ballot count, then Coe eased past me as if he had only seconds left in which to pick up his £300 daily attendance allowance,’ he said.

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Posted: Aug 19th, 2015
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London announces 2016 Olympic bid

The British Olympic Association has announced that London is to bid for the 2016 Olympic Games, hoping to lift the national mood, which has been in the toilet since the Spice Girls started their closing ceremony set.

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Posted: Oct 18th, 2012
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Post-Olympic bike sales increase sees wheelchair manufacturers bracing themselves

Following on from the large increase in bike sales instigated by Team GB’s cycling success at the Olympics, wheelchair manufacturers are bracing themselves for increased production should British Wheelchair racers have a similar level of dominance at the Paralympics.

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Posted: Aug 26th, 2012
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We want the ‘old you’ back – An open letter to Britain

‘Where’s your sense of self-loathing, Britain? Sure, you have produced great music and great television, but your trains are still late and overpriced, your roads are congested and your public transport is shit.’

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Posted: Aug 13th, 2012
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British youth inspired by menial Olympic support roles

‘We hoped that a new generation would dare to dream of one day carrying in the athletes’ tracksuits after a race, or measuring how far the discus was thrown.’

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Posted: Aug 11th, 2012
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