The champions have started to arrive. Today it was the turn of Maurice Greeene, John Godina and Michael Johnson..
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World Champions Maurice Greene, John Godina and Michael Johnson have arrived in Seville

The champions have started to arrive. Today it was the turn of Maurice Greeene, John Godina and Michael Johnson..... Read More

Cathy Freeman had a wonderful 1997 season and her World Championship gold medal represented the first ever won by an Australian Aboriginal. But, as LEN JOHNSON reports, although Freeman was born with sport in her blood, she has covered a lot of ground to get to the top
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Golden Dawn for Cathy Freeman

Cathy Freeman had a wonderful 1997 season and her World Championship gold medal represented the first ever won by an Australian Aboriginal. But, as LEN JOHNSON reports, although Freeman was born with sport in her blood, she has covered a lot of ground to get to the top... Read More

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Event Report Men 4x100 relay

With the USA missing from the race, several teams had a solid chance to capture the gold medal. Nigeria, the favourite of many, had recorded the fastest... Read More

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Flash Interview Men High Jump Final

Dean Starkey (USA) Bronze "I'm not sure when the last American outdoor major championship medal was, 1984 maybe? Anyway I couldn't be more pleased.... Read More

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Flash Interview Men Discus Throw Final

Lars Riedel (GER) Gold "I would like to thank Jurgen for his first long one (66.14). It shocked the opponents and it was much easier for me to fol... Read More

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Report09 Aug 1997

Event Report Women 100m Hurdles Semi Finals

The 1997 world indoor champion, Jamaican Michelle Freeman ran the fastest time in the semifinals of the 100m hurdles, and for the second time in this

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Report09 Aug 1997

Event Report Men 4x400m Relay

The USA men’s 4x400m relay quartet completed a trio of close relay finals this evening and took the final gold medal of the 6th World Championships in

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Report09 Aug 1997

Event Report Women High Jump Final

The 1997 world indoor bronze medallist, Norway’s Hanna Haugland took the second gold medal for her country by winning the high jump, an event that had

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Report09 Aug 1997

event report Men 5000 metres

Daniel Komen of Kenya, the only man in history to have run two sub-4 minute miles in the same race won the World Championships gold medal at 5000m,

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News09 Aug 1997

Flash Interview Women High Jump Final

Hanne Haugland (NOR) Gold "I knew I could do it, though I was very nervous. Now I am going to call my father (a former athlete in the long jump) to

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Report09 Aug 1997

Event Report Men Pole Vault Final

Sergey Bubka (Ukraine) made a terrific comeback to his winning ways after a disappointing injury kept him out of the Olympic final in Atlanta last yea

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Report09 Aug 1997

Event Report Men Discus Throw Final

Lars Riedel of Germany won his fourth straight discus title, firing off three throws better than the best of his competition. Teammate Jurgen Schult

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Report09 Aug 1997

Event Report Women 4x400m relay

way battle for gold in the women’s 4x400m relay thanks to a stirring last leg by Grit Breuer who came from fourth place

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News09 Aug 1997

Flash Interviews Women 100m Hurdles Final

Ludmila Engquist (SWE) Gold "If the first start had been OK, I think the winning time would have been around 12.45sec. After the 8th hurdle I knew

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Report09 Aug 1997

Event Report Women 100m Hurdles

The 1996 Olympic champion and 1991 world champion (as Lyudmila Narozhilenko, representing the URS), Sweden’s Ludmila Engquist won the first ever gold

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News09 Aug 1997

Flash Interviews Men 5000 metres Final

Daniel Komen (KEN) Gold "I have based my running on the pace and past feats of the great Kip Keino and Moses Kiptanui. This aspect of my training

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Report09 Aug 1997

Event report Marathon

It didn’t take long for the marathoners to start dropping away from the pack on a warm, sunny day on the Marathon to Panathinaikon course. By 10km, a

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