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Olympic Thursday, 12 April 2012
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Olympic Thursday, 12 April 2012:
- Katherine Grainger
- Olympics powers timeline
- Has GB lost its cycling home advantage?
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BBC Radio 5 live: London Calling, 9.30-10.30pm
Delano Williams – athletics (text/audio)
Turks and Caicos star Williams speaks to BBC Radio 5 live about his quest for a British passport and his ambition to run for GB at the London Olympics.
In the month when the British Olympic Association find out if they can keep their rule that bans former drugs cheats from competing in London, we look at the legal ways athletes attain peak performance. Olympic gold medallists Darren Campbell and James Cracknell join Eleanor Oldroyd
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Veteran rower speaks to BBC Sport about her quest for Olympic gold at the fourth opportunity having won three silver medals at her past three Games.
Cox selection battle – rowing (text) http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/rowing/17616922
It’s not just those with the oars who have to get selected, even the coxes for the British rowing team must justify their place in the boat. BBC Sport speaks to GB’s Phelan Hill, a two-time world silver medallist who hopes to cox the men’s eight at London 2012.
BBC Sport’s new interactive timeline shows how Olympic power has changed hands over the last century. Explore every Olympic Games from 1896 to the present day to discover which nations have dominated the Games, and when.
Has GB lost its cycling home advantage? (text/audio)
BBC Sport speaks to the coach of a rival nation set to challenge Britain for several medals in the London Olympic Velodrome, who believes GB threw away their home advantage by allowing all nations to compete inside the velodrome – and feel the noise of the home crowd – at the Track World Cup in London earlier this year.
Canoeing trials preview (text/video)
It’s a huge weekend ahead for Britain’s slalom and sprint canoeists. The sprinters kick off their Olympic selection battle with races in Nottingham, while the slalom team for the Olympics will be known by Monday after a series of winner-takes-all races on the Olympic water in Hertfordshire.
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