Track and field’s ultimate NFL team

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World 4x400m champion and 400m silver medallist Tony McQuay was a gifted football player at high school. The one-lap sprinter tells SPIKES which athletes he would pick for his winning track and field football team.

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David Oliver: “I just hope Wenger signs some new players…”

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With the new English Premier League season underway, we asked world 110m hurdles champion and Arsenal fan David Oliver to be SPIKES’ soccer pundit…

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Natasha Hastings: the model runner

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US 400m champion Natasha Hastings is just as comfortable stood in front of the camera as she is running alongside one! SPIKES finds out what it’s like to juggle athletics and modelling, and which other track stars can strike a pose.

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David Oliver: “It is all about the gold medal”

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US sprint hurdler David Oliver has endured a difficult couple of years but is back in 2013 as the fastest sprint hurdler in the world. SPIKES chats to the big man about getting lean, taking Wednesdays off, and Moscow gold on August 12th. 

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Jody & Bayo’s London Spectacular

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During the London Anniversary Games at the weekend, SPIKES let columnists Jody and Bayo Furlong loose in the athletes’ mixed zone, in the bowels of the Olympic Stadium. Here’s what the stars had to say…

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Olympic stars go Bahamas for Chris Brown’s big meet

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Olympic 4x400m champion Chris Brown has entered a new world as a meet promoter, and SPIKES catches up with him ahead of the inaugural Chris Brown Bahamas Invitational on Sunday, which features fellow sprint stars Kirani James and Veronica Campbell-Brown.

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"I knew I was fast as a kid but in those days it was all about football"

Olympic 4x100m silver medallist and 100m fifth place finisher Ryan Bailey is a genuine (American) football fanatic who would love to still be playing the game.

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"I knew I was fast as a kid but back in those days it was all about football. I liked to hit and I liked to tackle and that’s why I liked the sport so much. It helped me get all of my aggression out.

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