Tom Jenkins’ best athletics photos of 2016

The Guardian and Observer sport photographer Tom Jenkins selects his favourite images from 2016 and remember how each one was created Andy Murray wins Wimbledon again 10 July 135 mm lens 1/1600 f4 ISO 1000 Championship-winning point at Wimbledon is always a little bit nervy for me even though I have done many of them over the years. There are some pretty big decisions to be made what lens do you go on as you dont know where on the court they will celebrate? Do you go upright or landscape?…

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Toilet gags is very difficult to attain when Justin Gatlin’s gold leaves a bad smell | Richard Williams

The polluted straw that resulted a racehorse to fail a drugs test might create a smile but events at the world athletics in London are no laughing matter If there was a lighter side to a week in which doping predominated the athletics headlines, it came in the discovery of O-desmethyltramadol in a sample taken from a horse called Wotadoll. Sitting in judgment, the British Horseracing Authoritys disciplinary committee accepted the explanation that the metabolite of the opioid tramadol seen after the three-year-old bay filly finished unplaced at Wolverhampton could…

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Tom Jenkins’ best sports photos of 2016

The Guardian and Observer sport photographer Tom Jenkins selects his favourite images from 2016 and recollect how each one was created Andy Murray wins Wimbledon again 10 July 135 mm lens 1/1600 f4 ISO 1000 Championship-winning point at Wimbledon is always a little bit nervy for me even though I have done many of them over the years. There are some pretty big decisions to be made what lens do you go on as you dont know where on the court they will celebrate? Do you go upright or landscape?…

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Toilet gags is very difficult to build when Justin Gatlin’s gold leaves a bad fragrance | Richard Williams

The polluted straw that led a racehorse to fail a drugs test might create a smile but events at the world athletics in London are no laughing matter If there was a lighter side to a week in which doping dominated the athletics headlines, it came in the discovery of O-desmethyltramadol in a sample taken from a pony called Wotadoll. Sitting in judgment, the British Horseracing Authoritys disciplinary committee accepted the explanation that the metabolite of the opioid tramadol seen after the three-year-old bay filly finished unplaced at Wolverhampton could…

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Tom Jenkins’ best sports photos of 2016

The Guardian and Observer sport photographer Tom Jenkins selects his favourite images from 2016 and recalls how each one was created Andy Murray wins Wimbledon again 10 July 135 mm lens 1/1600 f4 ISO 1000 Championship-winning point at Wimbledon is always a bit nervy for me even though I have done many of them over the years. There are some pretty big decisions to be made what lens do you go on as you dont know where on the court they will celebrate? Do you go upright or landscape? Are…

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Toilet gags is very difficult to stimulate when Justin Gatlin’s gold leaves a bad smell | Richard Williams

The contaminated straw that led a racehorse to fail a drugs test might raise a smile but events at the world athletics in London are no laughing matter If there was a lighter side to a week in which doping predominated the athletics headlines, it came in the discovery of O-desmethyltramadol in a sample taken from a horse called Wotadoll. Sitting in decision, the British Horseracing Authoritys disciplinary committee accepted the explanation that the metabolite of the opioid tramadol detected after the three-year-old bay filly finished unplaced at Wolverhampton could…

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Toilet gags is very difficult to stimulate when Justin Gatlin’s gold leaves a bad stench | Richard Williams

The polluted straw that resulted a racehorse to fail a drugs test might create a smile but events at the world athletics in London are no laughing matter If there was a lighter side to a week in which doping dominated the sports headlines, it came in the discovery of O-desmethyltramadol in a sample taken from a horse called Wotadoll. Sitting in judgment, the British Horseracing Authoritys disciplinary committee accepted the explanation that the metabolite of the opioid tramadol detected after the three-year-old bay filly finished unplaced at Wolverhampton could…

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Tom Jenkins’ best athletics photos of 2016

The Guardian and Observer sport photographer Tom Jenkins selects his favourite images from 2016 and remember how each one was created Andy Murray wins Wimbledon again 10 July 135 mm lens 1/1600 f4 ISO 1000 Championship-winning point at Wimbledon is always a little bit nervy for me even though I have done many of them over the years. There are some pretty big decisions to be made what lens do you go on as you dont know where on the court they will celebrate? Do you go upright or landscape?…

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Tom Jenkins’ best sports photos of 2016

The Guardian and Observer sport photographer Tom Jenkins selects his favourite images from 2016 and recalls how each one was created Andy Murray wins Wimbledon again 10 July 135 mm lens 1/1600 f4 ISO 1000 Championship-winning point at Wimbledon is always a little bit nervy for me even though I have done many of them over the years. There are some pretty big decisions to be made what lens do you go on as you dont know where on the court they will celebrate? Do you go upright or landscape?…

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Tom Jenkins’ best sports photos of 2016

The Guardian and Observer sport photographer Tom Jenkins selects his favourite images from 2016 and recalls how each one was created Andy Murray wins Wimbledon again 10 July 135 mm lens 1/1600 f4 ISO 1000 Championship-winning point at Wimbledon is always a bit nervy for me even though I have done many of them over the years. There are some pretty big decisions to be made what lens do you go on as you dont know where on the court they will celebrate? Do you go upright or landscape? Are…

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