Results tagged “world champion”

colin jackson142.JPGWorld class training can offer athletes enough to get them to the Olympic Games but if they don't give everything on the day it can mean nothing.

Hurdler Colin Jackson missed out on a medal in the 1992 Games in Barcelona despite being tipped for glory.

FF-feb26-Mo.jpgWorld and European 5,000m champion Mo Farah will replicate his successful preparations of 2011 as he builds up his bid for Olympic glory.

The Newham & Essex Beagles athlete, who is now based in the United States, will start his 2012 build-up with indoor runs at the Aviva Grand Prix events in Glasgow and Birmingham.

ff-sept18-haye.jpgFormer world heavyweight champion David Haye will be in Canary Wharf this lunchtime to sign copies of his biography.

The Bermondsey-born boxer quit the ring on his 31st birthday last month, having lost his WBA title to Witali Klitschko earlier in the year.

FF-nov12-Haye.jpgFormer world heavyweight champion David Haye has officially announced his retirement from boxing.

The Bermondsey-born fighter celebrates his 31st birthday today, and kept his word that he would not continue in the ring when he reached that age.

matthew142.JPGIf you think making New Year resolutions is an easy thing spare a thought for squash player Nick Matthew.

The 30-year-old finished 2010 as World Champion, double Commonwealth Games champion and world number one, leaving him with a headache as to what to aim for in 2011.