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  Tuesday, 30 July, 2002, 15:38 GMT 16:38 UK
World Championships Edmonton breaks even
BBC Sport Online's man in Edmonton Tom Fordyce says the World Championships were a success - but they could have been better.
Farewell Edmonton 2001
BBC Sport Online's Tom Fordyce reflects on the highs and lows of the World Athletics Championships.
Haile Gebrselassie and BBC Sport Online's Tom Fordyce Me, my race and Haile
BBC Sport Online's Tom Fordyce describes his moment of glory in the special media race at the World Championships.
High jumps and high jinx
Frosby flops, fashion and fur-trimmed pants - Amy Acruff does the lot and more as BBC Sport Online's Tom Fordyce found out.
Jan the man
BBC Sport Online's Tom Fordyce profiles javelin thrower Jan Zelezny - the three-time Olympic and now three-time world champion.
Walkers take it in their stride
BBC Sport Online's Tom Fordyce takes a look at one of the World Athletics Championship's least glamorous events - and one of the strangest.
Radcliffe makes placard protest
Britain's Paula Radcliffe directs an anti-drug protest at tainted Russian runner Olga Yegorova during the 5000m.
All smiles in Edmonton
BBC Sport Online's Tom Fordyce gets a warm reception from Edmonton's legion of budding volunteers.
GB's medicine man
BBC Sport Online's Tom Fordyce speaks to the British squad's team doctor Malcolm Brown.
On your marks...
BBC Sport Online's Tom Fordyce gets the lowdown from the chief starter at the World Championships in Edmonton.
New questions over Yegorova
Russian Olga Yegorova is one of 11 athletes being investigated further after a blood test.
Cuban aims for final high
BBC Sport Online's Tom Fordyce examines the colourful career of Cuban high jumper Javier Sotomayor.
Edwards: As good as ever
Jonathan Edwards tells BBC Sport Online he was nervous en route to his Edmonton gold, but is not yet ready to retire.
Spare seats in the house
Empty stands are plain for all to see, but event organisers say they are happy with attendances at Edmonton's Commonwealth Stadium.
Paula goes for glory
Britain's Paula Radcliffe has her sights set on gold in Tuesday's 10,000m final, having gone close in Sydney and Seville.
A very ugly rivalry
BBC Sport Online's man in Edmonton, Tom Fordyce, examines the feud between 1500m rivals Gabriela Szabo and Violeta Beclea-Szekely.
Greene the boss for now and forever
BBC Sport Online's chief athletics writer Tom Fordyce believes Maurice Greene really is the best 100m sprinter the world has ever seen.
Mascots get too much stick
The official mascots of the World Athletics Championships are given minders after being attacked with ice hockey sticks.
Boycott threat over Yegorova
Olga Yegorova's competitors are split about whether to run in the 5,000m after the Russian's controversial reinstatement.
Edmonton's opening oddity
BBC Sport Online witnesses another bizarre opening ceremony, this time at the World Athletics Championships.
The man in the shadows
Ato Bolden is not a man used to being out of the spotlight - but Messrs Greene, Chambers and Montgomery are keeping him there.
Stir crazy days in Canada
BBC Sport Online's Tom Fordyce says that Britain's athletes can not wait for the World Championships to get underway
Backley ready to shine
Javelin thrower Steve Backley tells BBC Sport Online why he is determined to make up for his Olympic heartbreak at Edmonton.
Chambers issues victory cry
Dwain Chambers says he can beat Maurice Greene - because he will win the war of nerves in Sunday's world 100m final.
Major doubt over Lewis
BBC Sport Online speaks to Denise Lewis' coach about the athlete's chances of competing in Edmonton.
Bailey seeks fitting finale
Donovan Bailey wants to go out in a blaze of glory - but injuries look certain to dash his 100m dreams at the World Championships.
Radcliffe backs drugs tests
Britain's Paula Radcliffe salutes the latest method of catching drug cheats and is confident she can do well in Edmonton.
Holmes on medal trail
BBC Sport Online's Tom Fordyce hears how Kelly Holmes' preparations for a major championships have been hit again.
Richardson's fresh start
BBC Sport Online's Tom Fordyce reveals how Mark Richardson is looking forward to his international return at the World Championships.
From Marion to the Maldives
BBC Sport Online's Tom Fordyce sees how some of the less celebrated athletes survive at the World Championships in Edmonton.

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