‘Nice girl’ Felix third time lucky

She was accused of being too relaxed in Beijing. Coming as overwhelming favourite, with two world championship titles to her name, Allyson Felix had expected it to be an easy walk in the park.
One of her key aim was to be a role model and for that she had some other commitments too. She voluntarily submitted herself for extra anti-doping test as part of a programme

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A friend forever

 The battle between USA and China for topping the medals table is so tight that even a bronze was not to be overlooked. On Wednesday, USA added seven medals alone from track and field that took them ahead of China in overall medal-haul if not in gold counts.
So Carmelita Jeter had every reason to feel proud. She came second in 100-metre sprint

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Blake’s watch ticks off IOC

Yohan Blake might have finished second to countryman Usain Bolt in the 100m final but there is one area in which the silver medallist leaves his more celebrated countryman in the dust; costly and controversial fashion statements.
Blake sported a $500,000 Richard Mille Tourbillion watch, which was custom made in

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The beach is where it’s at

Wolf-whistles ring out after every set, the beers are flowing, the clothes in the stand are posh, even when disguised as they are in the pink parkas to protect against the drizzle. Out in the middle, clothes are lacking. Four women clad skimpily in bikinis stand on each side of a net fighting in the sand. At interludes, Hawaiian dancers put on shows as rakers set the sand for the

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