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" You've got to be actively involved in the process yourself and you've got to listen carefully to what the coach is saying, take that on board yourself and implement what the coach is saying. "
" I had jumped about 6.40 metres with no training, no run-up, and certainly no skill, when this big, good-looking guy came up to me and told me I could be great. "
" I felt I was never going to beat Igor Ter-Ovanesyan or Ralph Boston because they were the joint world record holders. "
" One of our targets as a country is to now work very closely with the Commonwealth countries - they could become a very big market for us. "
" I believe the friendship of the Games still exists. There is a tremendous camaraderie and atmosphere at the Olympic and Commonwealth Games - where else could you go and sit down and have breakfast with a Russian weightlifter, an East German sprinter, and an Indian fencer and talk about different cultures and problems? "
" We must have PE teachers and coaches who are well trained and qualified. "
" The Cardiff Half Marathon has already proved itself to be one of the biggest and best road races in the U.K., and when the best athletes in the world run on the same course, the times should be spectacular. But the real beauty of this event is that ordinary runners get the chance to line up on the same start line as the best athletes in the world. "
" If you have a coach helping you, developing your skills alongside you, that's when you're on your way to becoming not just a participant but achieving. "
" People need to have clear goals about why they are exercising, and they should consult a fitness expert to find out what kind of exercise is suitable. "
" We have to harness the Olympic experience and this inspiration young people have to get into sport. "
" I think a four-year ban would effectively rule out one Olympic games - a life ban is too harsh. I think everyone deserves a second chance. If you come back from missing one Olympic games and serving a four-year ban, you are a pretty determined and reformed character. "
" It's important for me that I stay in shape, although each year it gets a little harder. "
" I played rugby in the winter, cricket in the summer, and for a brief period was on the books at Cardiff City. Athletics was only sports day for me. In fact, I never really liked it. I was never too keen on a sport that didn't have a ball at your feet. "
" When you win, suddenly this celebrity status is hoisted upon you. "
" If athletes are found to have taken performance enhancing drugs, then they should be banned for two years, even if they are British. "
" You can be even fitter at 60 than you were at 20. "
" There's so much hard work, dedication, and focus goes in from not just the athletes but from the coaches, officials, governing bodies, and Sport Wales. It's a real team effort, and it's rightly called Team Wales. "
" One of the top political issues of the day is how to combat young people not being active anymore. "
" There are hurdles to overcome in sport and in life. Sport is a very valuable learning ground for how to live your life in the best possible way. "
" You've got to be a disciplined person if you want to succeed both in sport and in life. "
" It's not a bad idea to have gossip and talking points in athletics. "
" We're focusing on producing top, great athletes for the Olympics. "
" I am delighted that Jason Gardener will be taking over from me as President of U.K. Athletics. With his competitive background in the sport as an Olympic champion coupled with his engaging personality and his experience as a board member of U.K. Athletics, he possesses all the qualities required to be a successful president. "
" You can exercise right through to your 60s, 70s, 80s and even 90s. "
" Belief is such an important aspect of sport. "
" People like Ellie Simmonds, David Weir, and Hannah Cockroft have become superstars alongside the likes of Mo Farah and Jessica Ennis. I think it has changed attitudes to disability. "
" I am a sportsman, and I hate politics. "
" It's not just about a coach telling you what to do and just following it unthinkingly. "
" I've been involved in sport right through my life. "
" The IOC are the guardians of the Olympic ideal. "
" Success in sport is based on you thinking you are doing something to gain that edge, but if I wanted that little bit extra, I would go and run up sand dunes at Merthyr Mawr. "