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A predictable British failure

August 5, 2012
By John Brewin, Senior Editor
Saturday, August 4 2012 is likely to be remembered as the greatest day in British sporting history. Down on the rowing lake at Eton Dorney, two golds were collected before a narrow silver reduced even Steve Redgrave to tears. London 2012's Velodrome continued to be dominated by Britain's all-conquering cyclists as a gold and a world record were duly collected in the Women's Team Pursuit.

And then there was the remarkable 45 minutes within which glamour girl Jessica Ennis won the Heptathlon, ...

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