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How real are sporting rivalries?

Lord Coe's rivalry with Steve Ovett is one of the most gripping in sporting history. So did this battle make them each greater athletes? And how did they compare with the other great sporting rivals like Ali and Frazier, and Borg and McEnroe. Today presenter Justin Webb chewed over those questions with Lord Coe himself and the veteran sports journalist, Colin Hart. Justin opened proceedings by asking Seb Coe if his rivalry with Ovett had spurred him on.

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