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London 2012: Teenage weightlifter Zoe Smith makes Team GB

Commonwealth bronze medallist Zoe Smith will make her Olympic debut this summer after being named in the five-strong GB weightlifting squad for London 2012.

Zoe Pablo Smith GB weightlifter on accusations of looking 'manly': "What makes you think we actually give a toss that you, personally, do not find us attractive? Shall we stop weightlifting, amend our diet in order to completely get rid of our ‘manly’ muscles, and become housewives in the sheer hope that one day you will look more favourably upon us and we might actually have a shot with you?! Cause you are clearly the kindest, most attractive type of man to grace the earth with your…


Zoe Smith - Female Olympic Weightlifter


Day-by-day guide to the World Swimming Championships

European and Commonwealth champion Hannah Miley joins double Olympic gold medallist Rebecca Adlington and defending World champion Liam Tancock in spear heading Great Britain's 2011 World Championship campaign in Shanghai, China.

Teen lifter Collier breaks records en route to GB Youth title

British schoolboy champion Alex Collier broke two national records en route to claiming the 69kg GB Youth Championship title.

GB Olympic trials: Pickering & Parry on stars & surprises

Britain's swimmers took a major step towards this summer's Olympic Games when 38 confirmed their places on Team GB at the trials in London last week.

British Swimming will reveal the identity of their new head coach and performance director next week. Previous head coach Denis Pursely left after London 2012 and Australian Michael Scott resigned after a review concluded he would need to live full-time in the UK in order to continue.

London 2012: Nervous wait for GB weightlifters after Olympic trials

It was a anxious set of athletes who took to the stage of the Postmill Centre in South Normanton, Derbyshire last weekend for the final London 2012 trials .