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Alan Hubbard: Should Britain’s athletes have had a better London 2017 medal return? That’s the £27 million question

Alan Hubbard: Should Britain’s athletes have had a better London 2017 medal return? That’s the £27 million question

The ever-estimable Michael Johnson has raised the pertinent question - while making it clear it was a question and not an indictment - as to whether six medals and sixth place in an International Association of Athletics Federations World Championships on home territory was a reasonable return for the £27 million ($35 million/€30 million) lobbed in the direction British Athletics by UK Sport.


Bolt insists he has no regrets on holding off retirement until IAAF World Championships

Bolt insists he has no regrets on holding off retirement until IAAF World Championships

Usain Bolt insisted he had no regrets over his decision to prolong his career beyond last year's Olympic games and stressed his legacy would not be tarnished by his failure to win a gold medal at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships, which finished here tonight. 



Bolt pulls up injured in final race as Britain take stunning 4x100 metres relay gold at IAAF World Championships

Bolt pulls up injured in final race as Britain take stunning 4x100 metres relay gold at IAAF World Championships

Usain Bolt endured a desperately disappointing ending to his glittering career as he sustained an injury during the final leg while Britain powered through to secure a shock 4x100 metres relay victory in a dramatic race at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships here tonight.