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Yorkshire evening post
Athletics News - Yorkshire Evening Post Newswheelchair racer Hannah Cockroft MBE has won gold in the T34 100 metres final a
Athletics News - Yorkshire Evening Post News
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 18 hours ago
wheelchair racer Hannah Cockroft MBE has won gold in the T34 100 metres final at the International Paralympic Committee World Championships in Doha in record-breaking time. WHEELCHAIR speedster Hannah Cockroft flew to Doha this week... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Top-two British Athletics Championships finish would guarantee Chris Baker’s place at Rio OlympicsIf he fails to do so during Sunday’s high jump final, the 25-year-old’s fate la
Top-two British Athletics Championships finish would guarantee Chris Baker’s place at Rio Olympics
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 23 hours ago
If he fails to do so during Sunday’s high jump final, the 25-year-old’s fate lays in the hands of the selection committee. Baker will be among the best of what Britain has to offer as their athletes descend on Birmingham looking to... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Top-two British Athletics Championships finish would guarantee Chris Baker’s place at Rio OlympicsIf he fails to do so during Sunday’s high jump final, the 25-year-old’s fate la
Top-two British Athletics Championships finish would guarantee Chris Baker’s place at Rio Olympics
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted yesterday
If he fails to do so during Sunday’s high jump final, the 25-year-old’s fate lays in the hands of the selection committee. Baker will be among the best of what Britain has to offer as their athletes descend on Birmingham looking to... Read more
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New Kerala
Giving China's its due in the espionage genre( - newkerala.com #81058Title: Spy Games; Author: Adam Brookes; Publisher: Sphere/Hachette India; Pages
Giving China's its due in the espionage genre( - newkerala.com #81058
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Title: Spy Games; Author: Adam Brookes; Publisher: Sphere/Hachette India; Pages: 448; Price: Rs.399 China has made its presence felt in several spheres - save spy fiction. Though the espionage genre has transcended its Cold War heritage to take up... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
'T20 cricket is a very natural fit for Olympics' - USOC officialUS Olympic Committee official talks up cricket at the Olympics Patrick Sandusk
'T20 cricket is a very natural fit for Olympics' - USOC official
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted yesterday
US Olympic Committee official talks up cricket at the Olympics Patrick Sandusky, chief external affairs officer at the US Olympic Committee, has told ESPNcricinfo that "all sports should want to be in the Olympics" and that a T20 competition in the... Read more
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Brandon Sun
A sea of dragons will take over Minnedosa Lakeand paddling venue in the province is well established, having previously hoste
A sea of dragons will take over Minnedosa Lake
Brandon Sun / Posted yesterday
and paddling venue in the province is well established, having previously hosted the water events for the Manitoba Summer Games and the Commonwealth Games. And their off! Festival organizers are hoping for 20 teams of various levels of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Muziyo Sneaks Into Rio 2016 Olympic GamesBOXER Ben Muziyo sneaked in a wild card entry to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games des
Muziyo Sneaks Into Rio 2016 Olympic Games
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
BOXER Ben Muziyo sneaked in a wild card entry to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games despite his elimination at the ongoing World Boxing Championship in Baku, Azerbaijan. Muziyo, a Commonwealth bronze medallist, was clobbered by Delgado Suarez Mario of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
From London to Rio - What Has Changed for Team Nigeria?Federal Government was understandably embarrassed. Some of the President's aide
From London to Rio - What Has Changed for Team Nigeria?
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Federal Government was understandably embarrassed. Some of the President's aides advised him to sack the Nigeria Olympics Committee (NOC) to show that the government was on the side of the people on that collective national embarrassment. As I... Read more
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BC Local News
EVENTS GUIDE for June 23 and beyond (Surrey, North DeltaFoundation of Sierra Leone, a non-profit organization that funds post-secondary
EVENTS GUIDE for June 23 and beyond (Surrey, North Delta
BC Local News / Posted 2 days ago
Foundation of Sierra Leone, a non-profit organization that funds post-secondary education for youth in Sierra Leone. Fair games ($2) and free bouncy castle, face painting, and drumming lessons. $10 gives you entry, food and a drink.” Info:... Read more
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Business Standard India
AAP attacks Najeeb Jung, tells LG to make himself a co-accusedthat the party has also approached Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel demand
AAP attacks Najeeb Jung, tells LG to make himself a co-accused
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
that the party has also approached Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel demanding that the cases be forwarded to the House Committee on petitions, which he said has the power to summon "even the LG". "You (LG) have been protecting Smt Dikshit in... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Paralympic selection for swimmer Ryan Crouch is just the beginning of international adventurethe health setbacks that got him out of the pool he is now on the verge of an e
Paralympic selection for swimmer Ryan Crouch is just the beginning of international adventure
Ipswich Star / Posted 2 days ago
the health setbacks that got him out of the pool he is now on the verge of an eagerly anticipated debut at the Paralympic Games. In April 2015 Crouch was able to return to the pool – less than a year before trials for the Games were held in... Read more
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The Economic Times
Make yourself a co-accused, AAP tell LG Najeeb Jungthat the party has also approached Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel demand
Make yourself a co-accused, AAP tell LG Najeeb Jung
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
that the party has also approached Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel demanding that the cases be forwarded to the House Committee on petitions, which he said has the power to summon "even the LG". You (LG) have been protecting Smt Dikshit in... Read more
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dna
Vijender Singh alleges bias in Rio wild card snubVijender Singh has questioned the International Boxing Association (AIBA)-appoi
Vijender Singh alleges bias in Rio wild card snub
dna / Posted 3 days ago
Vijender Singh has questioned the International Boxing Association (AIBA)-appointed ad-hoc committee's decision to seek a Rio Olympics wild card entry only for MC Mary Kom, and not him. Arguing why such a favour can't be accorded to the best male... Read more
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The Norwich Gazette
World champion helps local shooters get on targettheir skills at the Oxford Sportsmans Club near Verschoyle on the weekend. Sev
World champion helps local shooters get on target
The Norwich Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
their skills at the Oxford Sportsmans Club near Verschoyle on the weekend. Seven-time world trap-shooting champion, Pan Am Games gold medallist and Olympian Susan Nattrass passed on her experience in a shooting clinic at the club on Saturday and... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
SA celebrates as Commonwealth Games come to DurbanTHE Commonwealth Games of 2022 will be coming to the City of Durban after a una
SA celebrates as Commonwealth Games come to Durban
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
THE Commonwealth Games of 2022 will be coming to the City of Durban after a unanimous vote by the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) in Auckland, New Zealand on Wednesday. President of the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
R200m sporting facility on the cards for DurbanKaveel Singh, News24 Durban Commonwealth Games 2022 Durban – A senior eThekwi
R200m sporting facility on the cards for Durban
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
Kaveel Singh, News24 Durban Commonwealth Games 2022 Durban – A senior eThekwini Metro official said the city was on track to build a R200m sporting facility ahead of the 2022 Commonwealth Games. But the metro still needed to raise money for this... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Liverpool City Region LEP chair Robert Hough set to stand downin-coming Coalition government. Other senior, public posts held by Mr Hough ha
Liverpool City Region LEP chair Robert Hough set to stand down
Liverpool Echo / Posted 3 days ago
in-coming Coalition government. Other senior, public posts held by Mr Hough have included chairmanship of the Organising Committee of the Manchester Commonwealth Games, a trustee of The Lowry and high sheriff of Greater Manchester - among many... Read more
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NZCity
Open water swimmers deserve a chanceFormer Commonwealth Games gold medallist Jaynie Hudgell believes open water swi
Open water swimmers deserve a chance
NZCity / Posted 4 days ago
Former Commonwealth Games gold medallist Jaynie Hudgell believes open water swimmers Kane Radford and Charlotte Webby deserve a chance to surprise at the Rio Olympics later this year. The pair fell short at the final qualification event in Portugal... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Kane Radford, Charlotte Webby set to appeal Olympic snubsZealand open water swimmers Kane Radford and Charlotte Webby are likely to appe
Kane Radford, Charlotte Webby set to appeal Olympic snubs
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Zealand open water swimmers Kane Radford and Charlotte Webby are likely to appeal their non-nomination for the Rio Olympic Games. Radford, originally from Rotorua but now based in Perth, finished 19th at the final qualifying event in Portugal this... Read more
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heraldscotland
Health inequalities still blighting patients lives, say nursesdrinking through minimum unit pricing, and an ambitious physical activity progr
Health inequalities still blighting patients lives, say nurses
heraldscotland / Posted 5 days ago
drinking through minimum unit pricing, and an ambitious physical activity programme to create a lasting legacy from the Commonwealth Games. “However it is a fact that deeply ingrained health inequalities continue to persist and the Royal... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Golden glow for Illawarraa truly golden Olympics for the region Gold rush: Illawarra athletes will be c
Golden glow for Illawarra
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
a truly golden Olympics for the region Gold rush: Illawarra athletes will be chasing medals at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics Games in less than 50 days time. Picture: Getty Images FOR all the discontent about sub-standard facilities and... Read more
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Pilipino Star
SEAG eyes merger with Paragamescounterparts in Southeast Asia’s premier competition next year if host Malaysia
SEAG eyes merger with Paragames
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 days ago
counterparts in Southeast Asia’s premier competition next year if host Malaysia’s proposal to stage the 2017 Asean Para Games and the regular SEA Games simultaneously gets the greenlight. The Paralympic Council of Malaysia had put forward the... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Wednesday, June 15, 2016residents also registering their protest through petitions handed to council la
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 10 days ago
residents also registering their protest through petitions handed to council last Thursday. Read on.Gymnast sets sights on Commonwealth Games GOONDIWINDI: Jack Norman, 20, has set his eyes on making the Australian team for the Commonwealth Games... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Wednesday, June 15, 2016residents also registering their protest through petitions handed to council la
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 10 days ago
residents also registering their protest through petitions handed to council last Thursday. Read on.Gymnast sets sights on Commonwealth Games GOONDIWINDI: Jack Norman, 20, has set his eyes on making the Australian team for the Commonwealth Games... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Wednesday, June 15, 2016residents also registering their protest through petitions handed to council la
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 10 days ago
residents also registering their protest through petitions handed to council last Thursday. Read on.Gymnast sets sights on Commonwealth Games GOONDIWINDI: Jack Norman, 20, has set his eyes on making the Australian team for the Commonwealth Games... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Canadian canoeist Oldershaw bringing young family to Olympics despite Zika fearsapart during the Rio Olympics this summer. The 33-year-old canoeist won bronze
Canadian canoeist Oldershaw bringing young family to Olympics despite Zika fears
Brandon Sun / Posted 10 days ago
apart during the Rio Olympics this summer. The 33-year-old canoeist won bronze in the C1 1000-metre race at the London Games in 2012 and will have his wife, former Olympic swimmer Annamay Pierse, and their infant daughter cheering him on in... Read more
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Adelaide Now
SA’s Queen’s Birthday honours listthe Olympic gold medal on Friday does and Tallent will be joined by 150 family
SA’s Queen’s Birthday honours list
Adelaide Now / Posted 12 days ago
the Olympic gold medal on Friday does and Tallent will be joined by 150 family and friends at an Australian Olympic Committee celebration in Melbourne. “It’s going to be very special, an unforgettable week,” Tallent, 31, said. “It’s (OAM)... Read more
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The North West Star
Chern’ee designs mascotKALKADOON artist Chern’ee Sutton was filled with pride for her part in deliveri
Chern’ee designs mascot
The North West Star / Posted 12 days ago
KALKADOON artist Chern’ee Sutton was filled with pride for her part in delivering the new Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games mascot. Kalkadoon artist artist Chern’ee Sutton. KALKADOON artist Chern’ee Sutton was filled with pride for her part in... Read more
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Scotsman
Tim Peake and Rod Stewart acclaimed on Queen’s honours listwelfare powers being devolved to Holyrood in the latest Scotland Act. Lord Smit
Tim Peake and Rod Stewart acclaimed on Queen’s honours list
Scotsman / Posted 14 days ago
welfare powers being devolved to Holyrood in the latest Scotland Act. Lord Smith also had a key role in delivering the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow after being appointed chairman of the event’s organising committee. Dunblane tennis ace Jamie... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Arise Sir Rod! Rocker given knighthood in birthday honours listhave led to new tax and welfare powers being devolved to Holyrood in the latest
Arise Sir Rod! Rocker given knighthood in birthday honours list
EveningTimes Online / Posted 14 days ago
have led to new tax and welfare powers being devolved to Holyrood in the latest Scotland Act. Lord Smith also had a key role in delivering the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow after being appointed chairman of the event's organising co... Read more
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heraldscotland
Sir Ian Wood receives highest award in Queen's Birthday Honourspowers being devolved to Holyrood in the latest Scotland Act. Lord Smith also
Sir Ian Wood receives highest award in Queen's Birthday Honours
heraldscotland / Posted 14 days ago
powers being devolved to Holyrood in the latest Scotland Act. Lord Smith also had a key role in delivering the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow after being appointed chairman of the event's organising committee. The crossbench peer has... Read more
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Daily Record
Rod Stewart a Sir after being awarded knighthood in the Birthday Honours listOBE, bringing him level with Andy, who won the same honour in 2013. Lord Smith
Rod Stewart a Sir after being awarded knighthood in the Birthday Honours list
Daily Record / Posted 14 days ago
OBE, bringing him level with Andy, who won the same honour in 2013. Lord Smith also had a key role in delivering the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow after being appointed chairman of the event's organising committee. Seventy per cent of the... Read more
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The Financial Express
Jamaica the team to beat in Rio OlympicsRio Olympics as the “team to beat “Jamaica’s sterling performance at the inter
Jamaica the team to beat in Rio Olympics
The Financial Express / Posted 14 days ago
Rio Olympics as the “team to beat “Jamaica’s sterling performance at the international level, whether Diamond League, Commonwealth Games, World Games, and the Olympics, has placed us in the centre stage in all eyes, not only on our athletes,... Read more
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New Kerala
'Jamaica the team to beat in Rio Olympics' - newkerala.com #74988at the August showpiece, reports CMC. "Jamaica's sterling performance at the i
'Jamaica the team to beat in Rio Olympics' - newkerala.com #74988
New Kerala / Posted 14 days ago
at the August showpiece, reports CMC. "Jamaica's sterling performance at the international level, whether Diamond League, Commonwealth Games, World Games, and the Olympics, has placed us in the centre stage in all eyes, not only on our athletes,... Read more
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The Courier Mail
‘Second fittest woman on earth’ makes Olympic teamScout! Queensland’s Tia-Clair Toomey, 22, has been named as one of two weightl
‘Second fittest woman on earth’ makes Olympic team
The Courier Mail / Posted 15 days ago
Scout! Queensland’s Tia-Clair Toomey, 22, has been named as one of two weightlifters Australia will take to the Rio Games. She is joined by fellow Games debutant Cameroon born men’s 94kg competitor Simplice Ribouem, and both have intriguing... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
'Second fittest woman on earth' makes Olympic teamScout! Queensland's Tia-Clair Toomey, 22, has been named as one of two weightl
'Second fittest woman on earth' makes Olympic team
Daily Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
Scout! Queensland's Tia-Clair Toomey, 22, has been named as one of two weightlifters Australia will take to the Rio Games. She is joined by fellow Games debutant Cameroon born men's 94kg competitor Simplice Ribouem, and both have intriguing... Read more
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Adelaide Now
'Second fittest woman on earth' makes Olympic teamScout! Queensland's Tia-Clair Toomey, 22, has been named as one of two weightl
'Second fittest woman on earth' makes Olympic team
Adelaide Now / Posted 15 days ago
Scout! Queensland's Tia-Clair Toomey, 22, has been named as one of two weightlifters Australia will take to the Rio Games. She is joined by fellow Games debutant Cameroon born men's 94kg competitor Simplice Ribouem, and both have intriguing... Read more
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Scotsman
Commonwealth winner Erraid Davies ‘excluded’ from para swimming Shetland swimmer Erraid Davies has Perthes disease which affects one of her hi
Commonwealth winner Erraid Davies ‘excluded’ from para swimming
Scotsman / Posted 16 days ago
Shetland swimmer Erraid Davies has Perthes disease which affects one of her hip bones and joints. Picture: SNS Erraid Davies, the 15-year-old Scot who became the youngest ever... Read more
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Thame Gazette
Football fans travelling to France for Euro 2016 warned over terror threatbeen warned to remain “vigilant at all times” in the face of the terrorism thre
Football fans travelling to France for Euro 2016 warned over terror threat
Thame Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
been warned to remain “vigilant at all times” in the face of the terrorism threat. Updated advice from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office highlights stadiums, fan zones, other venues broadcasting the tournament and transport hubs and links as... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
UK government warns fans over Euro terrorto remain "vigilant at all times" in the face of the terrorism threat. Updated
UK government warns fans over Euro terror
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 17 days ago
to remain "vigilant at all times" in the face of the terrorism threat. Updated advice from the UK Government's Foreign and Commonwealth Office highlights stadiums, fan zones, other venues broadcasting the tournament and transport hubs and links as... Read more
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Aylesbury Today
Football fans travelling to France for Euro 2016 warned over terror threatbeen warned to remain “vigilant at all times” in the face of the terrorism thre
Football fans travelling to France for Euro 2016 warned over terror threat
Aylesbury Today / Posted 17 days ago
been warned to remain “vigilant at all times” in the face of the terrorism threat. Updated advice from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office highlights stadiums, fan zones, other venues broadcasting the tournament and transport hubs and links as... Read more
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Luton Today
Football fans travelling to France for Euro 2016 warned over terror threatbeen warned to remain “vigilant at all times” in the face of the terrorism thre
Football fans travelling to France for Euro 2016 warned over terror threat
Luton Today / Posted 17 days ago
been warned to remain “vigilant at all times” in the face of the terrorism threat. Updated advice from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office highlights stadiums, fan zones, other venues broadcasting the tournament and transport hubs and links as... Read more
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Banbury Guardian
Football fans travelling to France for Euro 2016 warned over terror threatbeen warned to remain “vigilant at all times” in the face of the terrorism thre
Football fans travelling to France for Euro 2016 warned over terror threat
Banbury Guardian / Posted 17 days ago
been warned to remain “vigilant at all times” in the face of the terrorism threat. Updated advice from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office highlights stadiums, fan zones, other venues broadcasting the tournament and transport hubs and links as... Read more
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Canberra Times
Getting Olympics ready: small businesses gearing up for Riosays flight and accommodation bookings began ramping up nine months ago. But th
Getting Olympics ready: small businesses gearing up for Rio
Canberra Times / Posted 17 days ago
says flight and accommodation bookings began ramping up nine months ago. But the real impact won't be felt until the games are over, he says. "I see the Olympics as a big ad for South America, like the Sydney games was for Sydney, which had... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
'Be vigilant' warning to Euro 2016 football fans amid France terror threatbeen warned to remain "vigilant at all times" in the face of the terrorism thre
'Be vigilant' warning to Euro 2016 football fans amid France terror threat
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
been warned to remain "vigilant at all times" in the face of the terrorism threat. Updated advice from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office highlights stadiums, fan zones, other venues broadcasting the tournament and transport hubs and links as... Read more
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guardian-series
'Be vigilant' warning to Euro 2016 football fans amid France terror threatbeen warned to remain "vigilant at all times" in the face of the terrorism thre
'Be vigilant' warning to Euro 2016 football fans amid France terror threat
guardian-series / Posted 17 days ago
been warned to remain "vigilant at all times" in the face of the terrorism threat. Updated advice from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office highlights stadiums, fan zones, other venues broadcasting the tournament and transport hubs and links as... Read more
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Daily Mirror
British football fans told Euro 2016 stadiums are feared 'terror attack targets'officers are said to be playing "a key part" in planning against attacks that m
British football fans told Euro 2016 stadiums are feared 'terror attack targets'
Daily Mirror / Posted 17 days ago
officers are said to be playing "a key part" in planning against attacks that may target the tournament. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office this morning updated its advice to travellers - aimed at supporters of the England, Wales and Northern... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
'Be vigilant' warning to Euro 2016 football fans amid France terror threatbeen warned to remain "vigilant at all times" in the face of the terrorism thre
'Be vigilant' warning to Euro 2016 football fans amid France terror threat
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 17 days ago
been warned to remain "vigilant at all times" in the face of the terrorism threat. Updated advice from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office highlights stadiums, fan zones, other venues broadcasting the tournament and transport hubs and links as... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
'Be vigilant' warning to Euro 2016 football fans amid France terror threatbeen warned to remain "vigilant at all times" in the face of the terrorism thre
'Be vigilant' warning to Euro 2016 football fans amid France terror threat
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 17 days ago
been warned to remain "vigilant at all times" in the face of the terrorism threat. Updated advice from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office highlights stadiums, fan zones, other venues broadcasting the tournament and transport hubs and links as... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
'Be vigilant' warning to Euro 2016 football fans amid France terror threatbeen warned to remain "vigilant at all times" in the face of the terrorism thre
'Be vigilant' warning to Euro 2016 football fans amid France terror threat
Croydon Guardian / Posted 17 days ago
been warned to remain "vigilant at all times" in the face of the terrorism threat. Updated advice from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office highlights stadiums, fan zones, other venues broadcasting the tournament and transport hubs and links as... Read more
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