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Christie

1. Dame Agatha (Mary Clarissa). 1890--1976, British author of detective stories, many featuring Hercule Poirot, and several plays, including The Mousetrap (1952)
2. John (Reginald Halliday). 1898--1953, British murderer. His trial influenced legislation regarding the death penalty after he was found guilty of a murder for which Timothy Evans had been hanged
3. Linford . born 1960, British athlete: Commonwealth (1990), Olympic (1992), World (1993), and European (1994) 100 metres gold medallist
4. William (Lincoln). born 1944, French harpsichord player, organist, and conductor, born in the US; founder (1979) and director of the early-music group Les Arts Florissants
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'Linford Christie Stadium is crying out for regeneration' - QPR discuss new stadium plans
DEEP END Linford watches youngsters jumping in the pool STAR VISITOR Olympic champion Linford Christie with children at Fenham Pool to launch a Carbon Fund Project
Linford Christie flies the flag after his golden performance
Pictures by IAN COOPER ON FAST TRACK: Richard Kilty is back to full fitness YOUNG STAR: Richard winning a sports award in 2002, above, and in action aged 11, right INSPIRATION: Coach Linford Christie, inset, and the Olympic sprinter on the track in Atlanta in 1996, above
STAR TURN: Olympic sprint legend Linford Christie was the mystery starter of this year's Nos Galan event PICTURE: Allan Gunton
SPECIAL RECEPTION Linford Christie with youngsters at the Fenham Pool in June
In a sense he has suffered throughout his life and perhaps has not got the benefits that he might have got through being the son of Mr Linford Christie."
1936 - SPRINTER JESSE OWENS "GOLDEN MOMENT Linford Christie AT BARCELONA in 1992, Linford Christie, at the age of 32, became the oldest person to capture 100m Olympic gold and only the third Briton.
Now coached by Linford Christie after being with Jared Deacon for a number of years, Kilty has stole a march on his British rivals for an Olympic place, especially as his 200m time was only bettered by Harry Akines-Aryeetay in 2011.
LINFORD CHRISTIE expressed his "deepest regret" for crashing head-on into a taxi carrying a newlywed couple while driving the wrong way down a major road.
LINFORD Christie and Stacey Solomon clashed when the sprinter claimed society says it's OK for men to sleep around but not women.
Summary: Jessica Ennis has revealed that Linford Christie has attempted to inspire Britain's athletes to glory - by reading his own poetry.