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  • Oscar Pistorius trial
  • Pistorius: The tragic hero who fell to earth
  • Oct 21, 2014: The trial and sentencing of Oscar Pistorius forces those who witnessed his incredible athletic feats to question themselves all over again, writes Simon Barnes

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  • Nuclear power
  • Oct 16, 2014: Which athlete was nicknamed 'The Mighty Atom'?

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  • Triple shot
  • Sep 16, 2014: Apparently there was one event in the European Athletics Championships where the same three individuals got the medals three times running. Which event was it?!

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  • Record breakers
  • Sep 7, 2014: The British women's sprint relay team recently broke a record. Which one?

  • Mishits
  • Dancing in the Rain
  • Aug 3, 2014: Usain Bolt's performances on the track have turned him into one of the greatest sportsmen of all time, and on Saturday night the Jamaican further enhanced his reputation with another dazzling display

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  • Dope wars
  • Jun 5, 2014: Who was the first person to be disqualified from the Olympics for drug use?

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  • Just who was Emsley Carr?
  • Apr 28, 2014: I remember when I was younger watching Steve Ovett and Seb Coe winning a race called the Emsley Carr Mile. Does it still take place? And who was Emsley Carr?!

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  • Bannister's major races
  • Apr 19, 2014: Is it true that Roger Bannister never won a race at a major championship?

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  • Gone in 60 metres
  • Mar 14, 2014: Was Richard Kilty the first Brit to win the 60 metres at the World Indoor Championships?

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  • Black and no Gold at the Olympics
  • Nov 29, 2013: Roger Black won two Olympic relay medals, sadly neither of them gold. Who holds the record for the 4x400m relay?

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  • Pick and mix at the worlds
  • Nov 25, 2013: Has any event at the outdoor world championships been won by a different person each time?

  • Rewind to 1988
  • Ben Johnson: The story that shook the world
  • Sep 26, 2013: A quarter of a century has passed since Ben Johnson was found guilty of doping and sensationally stripped of his 100m gold in Seoul, but still there is no redemption for the man who leaves an unwanted Olympic legacy

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