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Anna Kessel

Anna Kessel

    Semenya set for speedy return
    Semenya set for speedy return
    Caster Semenya rarely speaks to the press. In the hysteria that followed her controversial world title win in 2009, the media have not always been...
    Sprinting into the history books
    Sprinting into the history books
    Usain Bolt has signed the biggest sponsorship deal in athletics history, extending his contract with Puma to 2013 and catapulting the triple world...
    Just one of the boys
    Just one of the boys
    "Matthew Booth!" shout two boys as they spot him strolling though the South Africa team hotel in Johannesburg. The defender has become a household...
    "I'll bolt when I'm ready'
    "I'll bolt when I'm ready'
    Usain Bolt says it will take a bad day on the track for his rival, Tyson Gay, to get the better of him over 100m this year. ...
    Iron(ing) in the midfield
    Iron(ing) in the midfield
    You can pick Jermaine Jenas out of a training ground cluster a long way off. His wiry frame sticks out like a coat hanger and, although not quite...
    Soccer in the wild West
    Soccer in the wild West
    There is no such thing as the paparazzi in Korea, and until the 2002 World Cup there was not even a word for "footballer", only for "sportsman"....
    Old fires burn in the Iceman
    Old fires burn in the Iceman
    Eidur Gudjohnsen has become a member of the old guard at Chelsea. Having lasted four years, he is among an elite few whose memories stretch as far...