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Discus date with destiny for Okoye, the Olympic opportunist

It is a year since the wheels fell off for the discus-throwing juggernaut that is Lawrence Okoye. At 6ft 6in tall and 21-stone, Okoye was in only his first full season as an international discus thrower, and he had known … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Lawrence Okoye – British record-breaker

Congratulations to Lawrence Okoye, whose transition from rampaging rugby wing to British Olympic discus thrower took another massive bound yesterday when the Croydon Harrier broke the British senior record for his event, throwing 67.63 metres at a meeting at Barnet … Continue reading

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