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Allyn Condon: Bristol's forgotten Olympian

Create: 02/27/2017 - 00:00

Jamie Baulch, Dwain Chambers, Jason Gardener are all names etched into athletics history, yet Bristol's Allyn Condon, despite being a Summer and Winter Olympian often seems to have been forgotten.

Perhaps coming from the wrong side of the tracks in down at heel Runcorn, or the constant battles with the athletics establishment, or perhaps simply being seen as just a relay specialst  means Condon's place in that history feels to have been largely overlooked.
 

From club to country

Skeleton champion Lizzy Yarnold vows to return faster than ever for Winter Olympics 2018

Create: 10/02/2015 - 16:44
She's won all there is to win in skeleton and admits she has faced a mental struggle to stay on track in the wake of her famous Olympic triumph 19 months ago. 
But Lizzy Yarnold has warned her pursuers in one of the fastest sports of them all that they will still be playing catch-up by the time the next Winter Games come around at PyeongChang in 2018, despite taking a sabbatical for the upcoming 2015-16 season.
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