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Mike Rowbottom Chief Feature Writer

Mike Rowbottom, one of Britain's most talented sportswriters, covered the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics as chief feature writer for insidethegames, having covered the previous five summer Games, and four winter Games, for The Independent. He has worked for the Daily Mail, The Times, The Observer, The Sunday Correspondent and The Guardian.

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Bartoletta and Reese have heavyweight long jump clash at USATF Trials

Bartoletta and Reese have heavyweight long jump clash at USATF Trials

Two huge long jump talents, Rio 2016 Olympic gold medallist Tianna Bartoletta and London 2012 champion and triple world champion Brittney Reese, produced an extraordinary display at the USA Track and Field World Championships trials in Sacramento as both qualified for this summer’s International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in London.