Chicherova bounces back from injury to claim goldSunday, 12 August, 2012, 9:22pm
Setting the bar for excellence13 Feb 2008 - 12:00am
For a moment, Greek high jumper Niki Bakogianni wished it was the Athens, and not the Atlanta, crowd who cheered her on at the 1996 Olympic Games.
But on reflection, reality was not so bad. At five feet seven inches, she had defied doubters who said she was too short for a high jumper, she had just won an Olympic silver medal, and she was a heroine to the Greek people.10 Feb 1997 - 12:00am
MARIE-JOSE Perec, of France, won the women's 400 metres at the World Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden in 49.29s. Pauline Davis, of the Bahamas, was second and American Jearl Miles third.
In the high jump, Troy Kemp, of the Bahamas, took gold on a countback from Javier Sotomayor, of Cuba, after clearing 2.37 metres.9 Aug 1995 - 12:00am