Helga the Danish shot-putter
introduces some romantic tension to the film's finale.
PREPARATION may be everything for athletes in this day and age but an unusual approach paid dividends for Adele Nicoll this week as the Bichfield Harriers shot-putter
smashed the qualification mark for the European Junior Championships.
Among the athletes included on the WAA programme are shot-putter
Adele Nicoll, sprinters Rachel Johncock and Hannah Thomas, 400m runner Owen Smith and hammer thrower Osian Jones.
described as a "role model" for the sport has been handed a three-year ban after testing positive for two prohibited substances.
Only trouble is it's about as feminine as a Slovakian shot-putter
Ryan Spencer-Jones made his intentions for the Delhi games clear as he threw a new personal best and Commonwealth Games qualifying mark of 17.
I have the legs of a shot-putter
gone to flab" - Nigella Lawson (pictured).
In Thursday's print edition of The Register-Guard, the photographs on Pages E8 and E6 that accompanied the "In the Spotlight" feature on shot-putter
Christian Cantwell were, in fact, photos of another thrower in the 2007 Prefontaine Classic, Dan Taylor.
Winch also points out that shot-putter
Carl Myerscough, who has also served a ban, has been welcomed back into the team.
HE WAS the Olympic shot-putter
with a university education who felt that he wasn't reaching his intellectual potential by swinging through the trees in a loin-cloth.
The 26-year-old former shot-putter
is in line to make his debut in the EDF Energy National Trophy quarter-final at Newbury next Saturday.
Not unexpectedly, the strength events provided future football greats, like New York Giants' tackle Rosey Grier of Roselle (NJ), shot-putter
and javelin-thrower extraordinaire.