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Choking politicians: Steel, Kinnock, Brown and Davis

The days before an election are when politicians are most prone to "choke" - fluffing their big opportunity to shine - in the style of David Steel, Neil Kinnock, Gordon Brown or David Davis.

Matthew Sayed, a table tennis champion and former Labour election candidate who has written a book about sporting success, explains the psychology of '"choking".

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  • 03 May 2011