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Fighting to get back in the saddle

Paralysed at 23, Philippa Johnson-Dwyer has defied the odds to seek Paralympian glory

Kenya’s 400m hurdles champ Nicholas Bett killed in car crash

The 28-year-old Bett, the father of two-year-old twins, made his name at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing

Ai Weiwei regrets contribution to Olympics

Artist Ai Weiwei has expressed his regret at contributing to China's successful hosting of the 2008 Olympics by designing the National Stadium.

Phelps sets himself in a new direction

Michael Phelps set new standards in Olympic swimming with his eight gold medals in Beijing, and now faces the tricky task of re-setting his goals.

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