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CAS turns down Berrou for London 2012 following "translation error"

By Mike Rowbottom at the Main Press Centre on the Olympic Park in London

Jean-Maxence Berrou_06-08-12August 6 - Jean-Maxence Berrou, has failed in a late appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to join the London 2012 Olympic field this Saturday (August 12) – although the CAS panel "regretted" that the International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM) "gave false hopes" to the French athlete through qualification criteria which contained an error in translation.

Coe never in doubt over Bolt dominance

By Andrew Warshaw at the Main Press Centre on the Olympic Park in London 

Usain bolt_at_London_2012_100_metre_finalAugust 6 - The sceptics may have questioned Usain Bolt's credentials in being able to retain his 100 metre Olympic crown on Sunday – but London 2012 chairman Sebastian Coe wasn't one of them.