It’s the end of the ski season in Chamonix and plenty of people who live here, year round have been taking their holidays, so the town has been fairly quiet- but more fun and intimate perhaps.
Looking ahead to my plans for summer, I too took a little holiday to Bordeaux where I learned to paraglide in the Dune Du Pyla. With much thanks to Flight Culture, I managed to get my Elementary Pilot and most of my Club Pilot done…. (not too long until I jump off Mont Blanc then;-)
Photos of the trip...Read Full Story
BY JOHN GUBBA
Daley Thompson was absolutely right when he attacked the “failings” of the World Anti-Doping Agency and declared “Keep these drug cheats away from our Games.”
Whatever you may say about re-habilitation or restraint of trade, the thought of sprinter Dwain Chambers or cyclist David Millar competing for Britain at London 2012 is a non-starter because it would send out the wrong message.
Thompson, the Olympic decathlon legend Thompson summed it up perfectly when he wrote in his...Read Full Story
Dwain Chambers has been included in the Great Britain athletics team for the London 2012 Olympics, having had his lifetime ban for doping overturned. Dwain Chambers’ long battle to be picked for the Olympics has ended in success. (Picture: AFP/Getty) Chambers, 34, has been picked for the 100m, alongside teenager Adam Gemili and James Dasaolu, and will also be part of the squad for the 4x100m relay. In 2003 Chambers was banned for two years following a positive test for banned steroid THG, and...Read Full Story
Team GB chief Andy Hunt has insisted he would be happy to sit down with Dwain Chambers to clear the air ahead of the London 2012 Olympics.
Chambers unsuccessfully took the British Olympic Association to court in a bid to earn his place on the 2008 Olympic team.
And the BOA invested thousands of pounds in legal fees in a bid to prevent his – and other convicted doping cheats – participation at London 2012, an argument they ultimately lost at the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne...Read Full Story
Dwain Chambers is focusing on Olympic qualification after he made a happy and emotional return to British sprinting at the Powerade CityGames in Manchester.
The 34-year-old, who races Usain Bolt in Ostrava next weekend, is free to qualify for the Games after the British Olympic Association removed a by-law giving drug cheats automatic lifetime Olympic bans.
Chambers, who finished runner-up to American sprinter Wallace Spearmon in the 150m straight race, admitted he was nervous of the...Read Full Story
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