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  • News | Sydney 2000

    Gebrselassie edges epic 10,000m battle

    There are few sights more thrilling in track and field than a long-distance race that comes down to a sprint for the line, as athletes who have run thousands of metres at top speed are then forced to dig deep to find that extra bit of energy needed to push themselves to the finish.
    25 Sep 2000 | Sydney 2000, Athletics, Ethiopia
  • News | Sydney 2000

    Athletics - Cathy Freeman

    Has any athlete ever had to deal with the amount of expectation piled on to the shoulders of Cathy Freeman?
    25 Sep 2000 | Sydney 2000
  • News | Sydney 2000

    Freeman lights up a nation with 400m gold

    Has any athlete ever had to deal with the amount of expectation piled on to the shoulders of Cathy Freeman?
    25 Sep 2000 | Sydney 2000, Athletics, Australia
  • News | Albertville 1992

    Turner on song in the short track after decade’s absence

    Short track is now such an integral part of the Olympic programme that it is easy to forget that it was only included for the first time in 1992.
    20 Feb 1992 | Albertville 1992, Short Track Speed Skating, United States of America, Olympic News
  • News | Mexico 1968

    Evans leads US clean sweep of 400m

    Rarely has a nation dominated an event in the way that the USA dominated the 400m at this time.
    18 Oct 1968 | Mexico 1968, Athletics, United States of America
  • News | Tokyo 1964

    Ferguson heads glittering backstroke field

    The final of the women’s 100m backstroke was a glittering line-up. It matched six past and present world record holders at various backstroke distances, an array of talent that has rarely been matched.
    16 Oct 1964 | Tokyo 1964, Swimming, United States of America
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