Faster, Higher, Stronger

Faster, Higher, Stronger

Stories of extraordinary athletes who have pushed performance to the limit and beyond in pursuit of gold, over more than a 100 years of Olympic competition

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Faster, Higher, Stronger producer Francis Welch has blogged about the state of British athletics in the build up to the 2012 Olympics in London.

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The Olympians who went faster, higher and stronger

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Take a look at the sports people who pushed the limits of human endeavour.