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Pavey focused on the track for Rio 2016 bid

European champion Jo Pavey will be concentrating her efforts on the track as she aims to make a fifth Olympic appearance at Rio 2016.

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Black excited as Maguire set to lead sprint relay programme

British Athletics performance director Neil Black admits he is excited for what the future holds for the nation’s sprint relay athletes after co...

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Green back and adamant he can be best in world

Back training following an extended break from athletics due to health issues, hurdler Jack Green admits a return to his very best is firmly in ...

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European champion Pavey has Rio 2016 on her mind

With a first ever major championship gold medal secured this summer, European 10,000m champion Jo Pavey insists attempting to compete at a fifth...

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GB's most decorated female Olympic high jumper Tyler dies

Great Britain’s first female individual athletics Olympic medallist and most decorated female Games high jumper Dorothy Tyler has died aged 94.<...>

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Biography

Stormed to victory over 400m Hurdles in 1992, the first British woman to win gold on the track since Ann Packer. She also took the IAAF World title in 1993 in a new world record.

A farmers daughter, she had begun her career with a AAA junior title in the Long Jump but became British record holder at 100m Hurdles, and took Commonwealth gold at the distance in 1986. Moved up to 400m Hurdles in 1988 and finished 5th in the semi final in Seoul. She won relay gold at the 1990 European championships in Split and completed her set of major 400m Hurdles titles with gold in the 1994 Championships.

After winning her gold medal, she became a TV presenter with Skysports and later an interviewer for BBC. She was also an ambassador for London 2012.