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Grace under pressure

August 25, 2015 by  
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5.30 a.m. and I was awake. Sleep eluded me this first morning of my return home from a week-long business trip. I crawled out of bed, made coffee, tried to meditate but nothing could settle me. The semi-finals of the Men’s 100m sprint finals at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing were due in 90 minutes, with the […]

Usain Bolt – “That’s just me”

August 17, 2009 by  
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I wrote this blog one year ago, after Usain Bolt’s amazing performance at the Olympic Games in Beijing. Watching him shatter his own world record in the 100m at the World Championships in Berlin yesterday – relaxed, joking, sparring, having fun – I was reminded that yes, Bolt is a mind-boggling athlete, but it is […]