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Mike Rowbottom, one of Britain's most talented sportswriters, covered the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics as chief feature writer for insidethegames, having covered the previous five summer Games, and four winter Games, for The Independent. He has worked for the Daily Mail, The Times, The Observer, The Sunday Correspondent and The Guardian.

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Okagbare rises to Paris Diamond League victory after Lausanne fall

By Mike Rowbottom

Nigeria's Blessing Okagbare celebrates 200m victory at the Paris IAAF Diamond League meeting ©AFP/Getty ImagesBlessing Okagbare turned her fortunes around in the International Association of Athletics Federations' (IAAF) Paris Diamond League meeting tonight with a 200 metres victory over Olympic champion Allyson Felix and World champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce just two days after failing to complete her 100m in Lausanne following a stumble.