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Feature12 Sep 2020

French athletes make a huge impact over more than a century

The French athletics federation – Fédération française d'athlétisme (FFA) – celebrates its 100th birthday this year but the achievements of French athletes span many decades more as the country was one of the first to embrace our sport in a fashion that we might currently recognise it.

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News16 Nov 2013

Monaco press points – Marjorie Jackson, Harrison Dillard, Marie-Jose Perec

Ahead of the 2013 World Athletics Gala in Monaco, three great champions of the past – Marjorie Jackson (Olympic 100m and 200m champion in 1952), Harrison Dillard (Olympic 100m champion in 1948, 110m Hurdles champion in 1952) and Marie-Jose Perec (Olympic 400m champion in 1992, 200m and 400m champion in 1996) gathered to reflect on questions of sport and life in general.

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Report07 Jul 2000

Perec is back!

It was the race the crowd in Nice had been waiting for and they were not disappointed. Marie-José Pérec may have come in third, but 50.32 for her first 400m since 1996 was an excellent result, coming on the heels of her second place and 22.71 in Lausanne in the half lap event.

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News14 Jul 1999

A lane left open for Perec in Nice

The Organiser of the Nikaia Grand Prix Meeting (taking place on Saturday 17 July), Robert Bertojo announced that he would be leaving one lane of the 200m race open for French star Marie-José Perec.

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News23 Jun 1999

Triple Olympic champion Perec back from the brink

Marie Jose Perec explains her two year absence from the track

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