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express
Spice Girls reunion: Emma Bunton RULES OUT new tour after years of speculation?names rise to fame, but what do they look like now? They reformed in 2007 with
express / Posted 7 hours ago
names rise to fame, but what do they look like now? They reformed in 2007 with a new track - Headlines (Friendship Never Ends) - which stalled at No11. The women last shared the stage at the London 2012 Olympics closing ceremony.Related a... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
TeamGB athletes take part in Parkruns across Greater Manchesterathletes will enjoy it as much as everyone who comes along to get active and me
Manchester Evening News / Posted 11 hours ago
athletes will enjoy it as much as everyone who comes along to get active and meet their local Olympians and Paralympians.” London 2012 Olympic long jump champion Greg Rutherford added: “I’ve always been a strong advocate for getting people involved... Read more
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Newham Recorder
Hockey: England teams chase Euro gold as sport boomstoday – one year on from the Great Britain team’s Olympic gold in Rio. Having
Newham Recorder / Posted 13 hours ago
today – one year on from the Great Britain team’s Olympic gold in Rio. Having also seen the women win bronze at the London 2012 Games, England Hockey has witnessed unprecedented growth at both ends of the age range, clearly benefitting from... Read more
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The Ham&High Network
Hockey: England teams chase Euro gold as sport boomstoday – one year on from the Great Britain team’s Olympic gold in Rio. Having
The Ham&High Network / Posted 13 hours ago
today – one year on from the Great Britain team’s Olympic gold in Rio. Having also seen the women win bronze at the London 2012 Games, England Hockey has witnessed unprecedented growth at both ends of the age range, clearly benefitting from... Read more
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Romford Recorder
Hockey: England teams chase Euro gold as sport boomstoday – one year on from the Great Britain team’s Olympic gold in Rio. Having
Romford Recorder / Posted 13 hours ago
today – one year on from the Great Britain team’s Olympic gold in Rio. Having also seen the women win bronze at the London 2012 Games, England Hockey has witnessed unprecedented growth at both ends of the age range, clearly benefitting from... Read more
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Ilford Recorder
Hockey: England teams chase Euro gold as sport boomstoday – one year on from the Great Britain team’s Olympic gold in Rio. Having
Ilford Recorder / Posted 14 hours ago
today – one year on from the Great Britain team’s Olympic gold in Rio. Having also seen the women win bronze at the London 2012 Games, England Hockey has witnessed unprecedented growth at both ends of the age range, clearly benefitting from... Read more
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Luton Today
BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19follows the IPC and IAAF World Athletics Championships, hosted in the iconic Lo
Luton Today / Posted 15 hours ago
follows the IPC and IAAF World Athletics Championships, hosted in the iconic London Stadium, which was the epicentre of the London 2012 Games, National Lottery players have been backing Britain’s record-breaking Olympic and Paralympic athletes for... Read more
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Louth Leader
BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19follows the IPC and IAAF World Athletics Championships, hosted in the iconic Lo
Louth Leader / Posted 15 hours ago
follows the IPC and IAAF World Athletics Championships, hosted in the iconic London Stadium, which was the epicentre of the London 2012 Games, National Lottery players have been backing Britain’s record-breaking Olympic and Paralympic athletes for... Read more
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Banbury Guardian
Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19follows the IPC and IAAF World Athletics Championships, hosted in the iconic Lo
Banbury Guardian / Posted 16 hours ago
follows the IPC and IAAF World Athletics Championships, hosted in the iconic London Stadium, which was the epicentre of the London 2012 Games, National Lottery players have been backing Britain’s record-breaking Olympic and Paralympic athletes for... Read more
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Pendle Today
BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19follows the IPC and IAAF World Athletics Championships, hosted in the iconic Lo
Pendle Today / Posted 17 hours ago
follows the IPC and IAAF World Athletics Championships, hosted in the iconic London Stadium, which was the epicentre of the London 2012 Games, National Lottery players have been backing Britain’s record-breaking Olympic and Paralympic athletes for... Read more
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Chichester Observer
BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19follows the IPC and IAAF World Athletics Championships, hosted in the iconic Lo
Chichester Observer / Posted 17 hours ago
follows the IPC and IAAF World Athletics Championships, hosted in the iconic London Stadium, which was the epicentre of the London 2012 Games, National Lottery players have been backing Britain’s record-breaking Olympic and Paralympic athletes for... Read more
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Spalding Today
BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19follows the IPC and IAAF World Athletics Championships, hosted in the iconic Lo
Spalding Today / Posted 17 hours ago
follows the IPC and IAAF World Athletics Championships, hosted in the iconic London Stadium, which was the epicentre of the London 2012 Games, National Lottery players have been backing Britain’s record-breaking Olympic and Paralympic athletes for... Read more
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Thame Gazette
BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19follows the IPC and IAAF World Athletics Championships, hosted in the iconic Lo
Thame Gazette / Posted 17 hours ago
follows the IPC and IAAF World Athletics Championships, hosted in the iconic London Stadium, which was the epicentre of the London 2012 Games, National Lottery players have been backing Britain’s record-breaking Olympic and Paralympic athletes for... Read more
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Aylesbury Today
BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19follows the IPC and IAAF World Athletics Championships, hosted in the iconic Lo
Aylesbury Today / Posted 18 hours ago
follows the IPC and IAAF World Athletics Championships, hosted in the iconic London Stadium, which was the epicentre of the London 2012 Games, National Lottery players have been backing Britain’s record-breaking Olympic and Paralympic athletes for... Read more
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chad
BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19follows the IPC and IAAF World Athletics Championships, hosted in the iconic Lo
chad / Posted 18 hours ago
follows the IPC and IAAF World Athletics Championships, hosted in the iconic London Stadium, which was the epicentre of the London 2012 Games, National Lottery players have been backing Britain’s record-breaking Olympic and Paralympic athletes for... Read more
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Wakefield Today
BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19follows the IPC and IAAF World Athletics Championships, hosted in the iconic Lo
Wakefield Today / Posted 18 hours ago
follows the IPC and IAAF World Athletics Championships, hosted in the iconic London Stadium, which was the epicentre of the London 2012 Games, National Lottery players have been backing Britain’s record-breaking Olympic and Paralympic athletes for... Read more
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Horncastle Today
BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19follows the IPC and IAAF World Athletics Championships, hosted in the iconic Lo
Horncastle Today / Posted 18 hours ago
follows the IPC and IAAF World Athletics Championships, hosted in the iconic London Stadium, which was the epicentre of the London 2012 Games, National Lottery players have been backing Britain’s record-breaking Olympic and Paralympic athletes for... Read more
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Bury Free Press
BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19follows the IPC and IAAF World Athletics Championships, hosted in the iconic Lo
Bury Free Press / Posted 18 hours ago
follows the IPC and IAAF World Athletics Championships, hosted in the iconic London Stadium, which was the epicentre of the London 2012 Games, National Lottery players have been backing Britain’s record-breaking Olympic and Paralympic athletes for... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19follows the IPC and IAAF World Athletics Championships, hosted in the iconic Lo
Derbyshire Times / Posted 19 hours ago
follows the IPC and IAAF World Athletics Championships, hosted in the iconic London Stadium, which was the epicentre of the London 2012 Games, National Lottery players have been backing Britain’s record-breaking Olympic and Paralympic athletes for... Read more
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Sussex Express
BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19follows the IPC and IAAF World Athletics Championships, hosted in the iconic Lo
Sussex Express / Posted 19 hours ago
follows the IPC and IAAF World Athletics Championships, hosted in the iconic London Stadium, which was the epicentre of the London 2012 Games, National Lottery players have been backing Britain’s record-breaking Olympic and Paralympic athletes for... Read more
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heraldscotland
My Sporting Saturday: John Beattiecommentary and that’s how I got into broadcasting. I’ve had some amazing experi
heraldscotland / Posted 21 hours ago
commentary and that’s how I got into broadcasting. I’ve had some amazing experiences through that – I was in the stadium at London 2012 when Usain Bolt won 100m gold and I’ve been to multiple Commonwealth Games and Rugby World Cups. I’ve also had... Read more
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FIFA
32 years of USWNT gloryheartbreak in Frankfurt, USA earned redemption against Japan in the final of th
FIFA / Posted 23 hours ago
heartbreak in Frankfurt, USA earned redemption against Japan in the final of the Olympic Women's Football Tournament at London 2012. An Olympic record 80,203 spectators were at Wembley for the grand finale of the women’s competition, and they... Read more
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International Business Times
Sir Bruce Forsyth has died at the age of 89: His life and career in pictures World Ltd/Getty Images26 July 2012: Presenter Sir Bruce Forsyth sets off with t
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
World Ltd/Getty Images26 July 2012: Presenter Sir Bruce Forsyth sets off with the Olympic Torch from BBC White City on the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay in LondonWill Oliver/AFP3 September 2013: Tess Daly and Bruce Forsyth attend the red carpet... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Team GB ski hopes for West Cumbrian Grant, 22pursue his sporting dream. A member of Cockermouth Swimming Club, he has compe
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
pursue his sporting dream. A member of Cockermouth Swimming Club, he has competed since he was 15. He tried out for the London 2012 Paralympics and met the official qualifying time, but missed out on a place due to the high competition. When... Read more
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The News and Star
Team GB ski hopes for West Cumbrian Grant, 22pursue his sporting dream. A member of Cockermouth Swimming Club, he has compe
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
pursue his sporting dream. A member of Cockermouth Swimming Club, he has competed since he was 15. He tried out for the London 2012 Paralympics and met the official qualifying time, but missed out on a place due to the high competition. When... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Team GB ski hopes for West Cumbrian Grant, 22pursue his sporting dream. A member of Cockermouth Swimming Club, he has compe
Whitehaven News / Posted yesterday
pursue his sporting dream. A member of Cockermouth Swimming Club, he has competed since he was 15. He tried out for the London 2012 Paralympics and met the official qualifying time, but missed out on a place due to the high competition. When... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Jonnie Peacock set to run further than he has beforeto strut his stuff. Peacock, who surged to prominence by silencing the Olympic
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 2 days ago
to strut his stuff. Peacock, who surged to prominence by silencing the Olympic Stadium before winning gold at the London 2012 Paralympics, has been linked with an appearance in Strictly Come Dancing. "I saw this. It does make you laugh,"... Read more
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The News and Star
Jonnie Peacock set to run further than he has beforeto strut his stuff. Peacock, who surged to prominence by silencing the Olympic
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
to strut his stuff. Peacock, who surged to prominence by silencing the Olympic Stadium before winning gold at the London 2012 Paralympics, has been linked with an appearance in Strictly Come Dancing. "I saw this. It does make you laugh,"... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Rio ticket scandal exposes an 'unknown rotten culture' at OCIas he defended the decision to hold an non-statutory inquiry. He described how
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
as he defended the decision to hold an non-statutory inquiry. He described how agents THG, who handled OCI tickets for the London 2012 games, were banned by Brazil last year but Pro10 was set up as a new front for the group. “The OCI went to great... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Rio ticket scandal inquiry suspended after clerk is taken illas he defended the decision to hold an non-statutory inquiry. He described how
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
as he defended the decision to hold an non-statutory inquiry. He described how agents THG, who handled OCI tickets for the London 2012 games, were banned by Brazil last year but Pro10 was set up as a new front for the group. “The OCI went to great... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Rio ticket scandal inquiry suspended after clerk suffers apparent heart attackas he defended the decision to hold an non-statutory inquiry. He described how
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
as he defended the decision to hold an non-statutory inquiry. He described how agents THG, who handled OCI tickets for the London 2012 games, were banned by Brazil last year but Pro10 was set up as a new front for the group. “The OCI went to great... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Ticket scandal inquiry has uncovered an 'unknown rotten culture', says Shane Rossas he defended the decision to hold an non-statutory inquiry. He described how
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
as he defended the decision to hold an non-statutory inquiry. He described how agents THG, who handled OCI tickets for the London 2012 games, were banned by Brazil last year but Pro10 was set up as a new front for the group. “The OCI went to great... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Probe into lack of detail on Olympic ticket dealslack of financial statements and documentation around the exchange of tickets a
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
lack of financial statements and documentation around the exchange of tickets and payments for them for the London 2012 and Rio 2016 games was of “some concern”, according to the Moran report. The Oireachtas Committee on Sport will... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
5 ways to keep Big Ben in your life when the famous bell falls silentneighbours – it was commissioned from the Whitechapel Foundry which also made B
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
neighbours – it was commissioned from the Whitechapel Foundry which also made Big Ben. The bell took centre stage at London 2012 when it was struck by Team GB cyclist Sir Bradley Wiggins during the opening ceremony. As a second alternative,... Read more
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birminghammail
These FIFTY-FOUR 50p coins are worth a lot more than 50pfor anything above £30 if you can find a collector. On eBay, they are selling f
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
for anything above £30 if you can find a collector. On eBay, they are selling for as much as £185Football Olympic 50pThe London 2012 Sports Collection comprises 29 50p coins representing the 29 Olympic sports There are 29 Olympic coins, but the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What You Sow Is What You Reap! Ebewele Slams Nigerian SportsAthletics championship was a typical example. London, no doubt, has become a pl
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Athletics championship was a typical example. London, no doubt, has become a place of sorts for Team Nigeria. It was at London 2012 Olympics that Team Nigeria started its ignominious outing. Five years after the hues and cries that attended our... Read more
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Herts Advertiser
Strictly Come Dancing champions set to Rip It Up in St Albansat the Beijing Olympics in 2008 by winning a bronze medal in the pommel horse,
Herts Advertiser / Posted 3 days ago
at the Beijing Olympics in 2008 by winning a bronze medal in the pommel horse, before winning silver medals at both the London 2012 and Rio De Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games. After the London 2012 Olympics, Louis took part in and won that year’s... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
I Smell Future Sports Glory for Uganda in the Airwe are seeing the results of the "Kiprotich Effect", following Stephen Kiprotic
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
we are seeing the results of the "Kiprotich Effect", following Stephen Kiprotich's sensational marathon gold medal in the London 2012 Olympics, when he ended the country's 40-year gold drought at the Games. These things have a demonstration... Read more
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The Manila Times
For once, Usain Bolt DNF a racethis week. DNF (did not finish), read the scoreboard at the recently concluded
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
this week. DNF (did not finish), read the scoreboard at the recently concluded 2017 World Athletics Championships in London, to signify that the 6’5” Jamaican made a mess of himself in the men’s 4×100 meter relay, towing with him the rest of... Read more
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Horse and Hound
Burghley drawn order 2017: popular British rider as pathfinder - H&Hfor other leading contenders include Gemma Tattersall and British open champion
Horse and Hound / Posted 4 days ago
for other leading contenders include Gemma Tattersall and British open champion Arctic Soul at 37, Zara Tindall on London 2012 silver medallist High Kingdom at 50 and Andrew Nicholson on Badminton winner Nereo at 68. Eighty horses... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Two companies paid $1.6m for rights to resell Ireland’s Olympics ticketsdid not co-operate with the investigation by Judge Carroll Moran. THG paid $1m
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
did not co-operate with the investigation by Judge Carroll Moran. THG paid $1m for the rights to access OCI tickets for London 2012 and the winter games in Sochi 2014. Pro10 paid $600,000 for the same in Rio. Judge Moran said authorised ticket... Read more
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Scotsman
Eilidh Doyle: GB team at World Championships made me proudfinished on Sunday night was nowhere near on the scale of an Olympic Games, of
Scotsman / Posted 4 days ago
finished on Sunday night was nowhere near on the scale of an Olympic Games, of course, but you felt the lingering spirit of London 2012 pervade throughout and sensed the desire to somehow recapture and relive a little part of that golden summer of... Read more
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International Business Times
Usain Bolt still planning to pursue career as a footballer when he recovers from injury with the club with Sir Alex Ferguson, having visited the club's Carrington trai
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
with the club with Sir Alex Ferguson, having visited the club's Carrington training ground following his triple success at London 2012. The world record holder still hopes to one day play for the team he supports, commenting in an interview with... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
"Why should London have the athletics?" - Scousers blast Commonwealth Games comments“No! Commonwealth Athletics should be in LIVERPOOL where the event is hosted if
Liverpool Echo / Posted 5 days ago
“No! Commonwealth Athletics should be in LIVERPOOL where the event is hosted if chosen! “Stop riding off the success of London 2012 and wanting to rake in the money! Let another city shine for a change!” Fellow Facebook poster John Hickey-Fry... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Tooting's gold medal cyclist is gearing up for the track world cupin overall victory. Cycling success has come quickly to Hayter, who only got i
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
in overall victory. Cycling success has come quickly to Hayter, who only got into the sport after being inspired by the London 2012 Paralympics. And having already finished fifth in a senior team pursuit at the Apeldoorn Track World Cup last... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Details of ticketing deals revealed by judge investigating Olympic scandalsum or earn a return on such a large outlay." THG paid one million US dollars
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
sum or earn a return on such a large outlay." THG paid one million US dollars for the rights to access OCI tickets for London 2012 and the winter games in Sochi 2014. Pro10 paid 600,000 US dollars for the same in Rio. Judge Moran said... Read more
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Newham Recorder
London 2017: Ellington delighted for relay colleaguescan help the next generation of young British athletes by getting involved in S
Newham Recorder / Posted 5 days ago
can help the next generation of young British athletes by getting involved in SportsAid Week this September with London 2012 hero Greg Rutherford MBE. Find out more about how you can support the week of fun and fundraising by visiting... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Rio report Judge slams governance and cooperation of Olympic Council of Ireland membersOCI, once THG had been rejected by the IOC. Pro10 was incorporated shortly aft
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
OCI, once THG had been rejected by the IOC. Pro10 was incorporated shortly after this. THG paid $1 million for rights to London 2012 and Sochi 2014 and Judge Moran says this was without explanation on how it would recoup the money. He says it... Read more
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give me sport
Michael Johnson posts scathing criticism of Team GB after World Championshipsit was expected that athletes from Britain will thrive from receiving the backi
give me sport / Posted 5 days ago
it was expected that athletes from Britain will thrive from receiving the backing of a home crowd. That was the case in London 2012, when Team GB smashed their Olympic record total with ease; with athletes such as Greg Rutherford, Jessica... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Rio report Judge slams governance and cooperation of Olympic Council of Ireland membersOCI, once THG had been rejected by the IOC. Pro10 was incorporated shortly aft
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
OCI, once THG had been rejected by the IOC. Pro10 was incorporated shortly after this. THG paid $1 million for rights to London 2012 and Sochi 2014 and Judge Moran says this was without explanation on how it would recoup the money. He says it... Read more
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