Duane Solomon: Bang Bang theory

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SPIKES charts the speedy rise of middle distance ace Duane ‘Bang’ Solomon over the last 18 months, and finds out how his coach is pushing his student to break his own US 800m record.

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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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10 things we learned from the weekend

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It was a track and field mega weekend as national championships took place across several major athletics nations, including the USA and Jamaica. With spots at the 2013 IAAF World Championships on offer, here are ten things that we learned ahead of Moscow … 

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The world’s most iconic indoor athletics meet: Millrose Games

No annual indoor athletics event quite holds the status of the Millrose Games, so it would be remiss of SPIKES not to take a nosy at what we can see this year.

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Tight for the tape: France’s Linda Ferga-Khodadin edges the USA’s Danielle Carruthers for the 60m hurdles win in 2005.

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The weekend in numbers: ice, indoors and new records

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Dai Greene pulls away from Andrew Osagie during a rare 600m contest in Glasgow.

– The amount of World Championship gold medals won by dual sport star Lolo Jones, who added the combined bobsled team event title to her two world indoor 60m hurdles crowns at the weekend. Jones was brakewoman in the two-man USA bobsled in St Moritz.  

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Preview: British Athletics International Match, Glasgow

SPIKES tells you everything you need to know about Saturday’s big meet.

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Jet set: the second fastest woman in history, Carmelita Jeter, will run the 60m race in Glasgow

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