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Hayley wins key funding

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  CALL IT a late Christmas present but Stanford athlete, Hayley McLean has been awarded key funding in her bid for glory in 2014. The Bruce Longden Community Foundation (BLCF) said: “BLCF is absolutely delighted to announce that Hayley McLean...
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Cornel Fredericks 2014 Commonwealth Games

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Team South Africa added two more gold and three bronze medals to their tally on Day 8 of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games on Thursday, with athletics, bowls and wrestling providing the highlights. This brings the total number of medals to...
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The Passing of Bruce Longden

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12 July 2012 Bruce Longden – the coach who guided Sally Gunnell to Olympic and World titles in addition to the world 400m hurdles record died earlier this week. Longden – who was inducted in to England Athletics’ Hall of...
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England Athletics talk about Bruce Longdens Achievements

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England Athletics was greatly saddened by the death of Bruce Longden at the age of 72. Bruce was coach to Sally Gunnell and Daley Thompson, among many others, and his outstanding contribution to our sport was recognised when he was...
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Daley Thompson From the Archive – 25.06.1976

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On their marks for the gold rush Up to May of last year, Daley Thompson was a sprinter and high jumper of modest achievement (10.8 seconds and 6ft 4in). In May this year, at the age of 17, he won...
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