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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Joshua's team eye China fight for championCharles Martin in London last month. If the plans become reality it would mean
Joshua's team eye China fight for champion
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 hours ago
Charles Martin in London last month. If the plans become reality it would mean Joshua, a gold medallist at the London 2012 Olympics, fighting in the stadium that was the centrepiece of the 2008 Games. "When you plan someone's career... Read more
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Bury Times
Volunteers wanted to perform at Battle of the Somme commemoration in Heaton Parkevent from 6pm on July 1. Volunteer performers will work with choreographer Lu
Volunteers wanted to perform at Battle of the Somme commemoration in Heaton Park
Bury Times / Posted 9 hours ago
event from 6pm on July 1. Volunteer performers will work with choreographer Lucy Hind, one of the choreographers of the London 2012 Paralympic Opening Ceremony, choreographer Dan Watson and will appear alongside a team of professional dancers.... Read more
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CBS News
Happy birthday, Princess Charlotteand the South Pacific. Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, and Prince William embrace
Happy birthday, Princess Charlotte
CBS News / Posted 10 hours ago
and the South Pacific. Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, and Prince William embrace while watching a cycling event during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Velodrome on Aug. 2, 2012, in London. Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, applaud... Read more
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Horse and Hound
Carl Hester believes Uthopia's future is secureto keep Uthopia’s future secure”. H&Hreported on Friday that a GoFundMe page h
Carl Hester believes Uthopia's future is secure
Horse and Hound / Posted 12 hours ago
to keep Uthopia’s future secure”. H&Hreported on Friday that a GoFundMe page had been set up in an attempt to buy the London 2012 gold medal-winner, who is to be sold at auction on 27 May with no reserve, and it is believed that other similar... Read more
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examiner.com
2016 Rio Olympic Games fun: 60 Family friendly trivia facts about the Olympics— the largest security force assembled at any event in Brazil's history and twi
2016 Rio Olympic Games fun: 60 Family friendly trivia facts about the Olympics
examiner.com / Posted 13 hours ago
— the largest security force assembled at any event in Brazil's history and twice as large as the security presence for London 2012 Rio's taxi drivers, or "taxistas," are being given the chance to sign up for free online English lessons... Read more
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Daily Mirror
West Ham prepare for emotional goodbye to the Boleyn Groundfarewell ahead of their move to the Olympic Stadium for the 2016/17 season. A
West Ham prepare for emotional goodbye to the Boleyn Ground
Daily Mirror / Posted 13 hours ago
farewell ahead of their move to the Olympic Stadium for the 2016/17 season. A move to the Olympic Stadium, built for the London 2012 games, will provide a significant increase in capacity for West Ham fans. West Ham chairman David Gold poses for... Read more
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Business Wire
Hochspringerin Ariane Friedrich dankt ihrer Mutter Astrid als Botschafterin der Procter & Gamble Kampagne „Danke Mama“Friedrich. Die Ankündigung der neuen P&G Botschafterin begleitet den Start der
Hochspringerin Ariane Friedrich dankt ihrer Mutter Astrid als Botschafterin der Procter & Gamble Kampagne „Danke Mama“
Business Wire / Posted 14 hours ago
Friedrich. Die Ankündigung der neuen P&G Botschafterin begleitet den Start der Kampagne „Danke Mama“ in Deutschland. Nach London 2012 und Sochi 2014 ist es das dritte Mal, dass P&G die Kampagne „Danke Mama“ feiert. In 2016 dreht sich dabei alles... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gachuhi - Kenya's Olympics Journey Glows Like GoldKenya's steeplechase gold tradition as David Rudisha turns on a great performan
Gachuhi - Kenya's Olympics Journey Glows Like Gold
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
Kenya's steeplechase gold tradition as David Rudisha turns on a great performance to win the men's 800 metres. For me, London 2012 is an eye opener not so much on the track but one the screen. Kenyans marvel at the millions of shillings won by... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Pill cocktail behind New Zealand players' Test banmedication Stilnox. The same drug was at the centre of a scandal involving the
Pill cocktail behind New Zealand players' Test ban
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 18 hours ago
medication Stilnox. The same drug was at the centre of a scandal involving the Australian men's swim relay team at the London 2012 Olympics, when they used it at a "bonding session" and misbehaved at their living quarters. First posted May... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Techweek AKL: Tennis pro serves up money skills for kids - Techweek AKLshe was 10, another in her teens, brought underprivileged kids to Korea as Kiwi
Techweek AKL: Tennis pro serves up money skills for kids - Techweek AKL
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
she was 10, another in her teens, brought underprivileged kids to Korea as Kiwi Young Ambassadors; she was on track for the London 2012 Olympics when sickness pulled her back. Her educator mother and lawyer uncle spotted the competition and... Read more
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Swissinfo
The new Gotthard Tunnel: in numbersprohibited. Luigi Jorio May 1, 2016 - 17:00 What links the Gotthard Base Tunne
The new Gotthard Tunnel: in numbers
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
prohibited. Luigi Jorio May 1, 2016 - 17:00 What links the Gotthard Base Tunnel to the London 2012 Olympics? Or to New York’s iconic Empire State Building? One month before the tunnel is inaugurated, swissinfo.ch... Read more
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New Kerala
Olympic basketball ban on Spain unfair: Ricky Rubio - newkerala.com #57257reigning European champions, will be denied the chance to compete for a medal a
Olympic basketball ban on Spain unfair: Ricky Rubio - newkerala.com #57257
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
reigning European champions, will be denied the chance to compete for a medal after winning silver in the Beijing 2008 and London 2012 Games. "I think the war between FIBA and EuroLeague has got to a point where it doesn't make any sense," Rubio... Read more
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HITC Sport
Shane Sutton saga: Winning culture in sport is laudable – but not at any costflowers, but the allegations levelled at Sutton brought to mind previous contro
Shane Sutton saga: Winning culture in sport is laudable – but not at any cost
HITC Sport / Posted yesterday
flowers, but the allegations levelled at Sutton brought to mind previous controversies. Toni Minichiello, coach of the London 2012 gold medallist Jessica Ennis-Hill, was not the only one to hint that senior coaches at the governing body might... Read more
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Vavel
Will British Cycling’s empire come crashing down amid claims of ‘bullying’ and‘discrimination’?of this debacle has certainly not been ideal; whether it will affect our chance
Will British Cycling’s empire come crashing down amid claims of ‘bullying’ and‘discrimination’?
Vavel / Posted 2 days ago
of this debacle has certainly not been ideal; whether it will affect our chances of being able to recreate the success of London 2012 is something we will have to find out nearer the time. If you ask me, it is bound to have some affect on the... Read more
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chad
Pressure on Adcocks as Olympic medal expectations growat Sydney 2000 and Emms and Nathan Robertson’s silver four years later the only
Pressure on Adcocks as Olympic medal expectations grow
chad / Posted 2 days ago
at Sydney 2000 and Emms and Nathan Robertson’s silver four years later the only two medals in the collection. In fact, at London 2012 no British player escaped their group, with Chris Adcock pairing up with Imogen Bankier in the capital. Since... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Pressure on Adcocks as Olympic medal expectations growat Sydney 2000 and Emms and Nathan Robertson’s silver four years later the only
Pressure on Adcocks as Olympic medal expectations grow
Derbyshire Times / Posted 2 days ago
at Sydney 2000 and Emms and Nathan Robertson’s silver four years later the only two medals in the collection. In fact, at London 2012 no British player escaped their group, with Chris Adcock pairing up with Imogen Bankier in the capital. Since... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President's Voice - Gideon Samhundred days to go before the starter's gun goes off in Rio. We are quietly con
President's Voice - Gideon Sam
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
hundred days to go before the starter's gun goes off in Rio. We are quietly confident that we have done our homework since London 2012 and look forward to great performances by our athletes. There is still time to qualify and we will encourage... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Review into discrimination allegations at British Cycling to conclude after Riothat I would have not acted on such an allegation is wholly wrong." An interna
Review into discrimination allegations at British Cycling to conclude after Rio
Kingston Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
that I would have not acted on such an allegation is wholly wrong." An internal performance review conducted after the London 2012 Games saw more than 40 riders and staff interviewed. But the post-London 2012 report, written by Peter King,... Read more
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New Kerala
Muguruza happy about Nadal as Spain's flag-bearer at Rio - newkerala.com #56868Open, Muguruza on Friday recalled that due to injury, the 14-time Major champio
Muguruza happy about Nadal as Spain's flag-bearer at Rio - newkerala.com #56868
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
Open, Muguruza on Friday recalled that due to injury, the 14-time Major champion Nadal could not be the standard bearer in London 2012, reports Efe. Asked about the possibility that both could form a team in the Olympic Games in Rio, Muguruza said... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Pressure on Adcocks as Olympiuc medal expactations growat Sydney 2000 and Emms and Nathan Robertson’s silver four years later the only
Pressure on Adcocks as Olympiuc medal expactations grow
Derbyshire Times / Posted 2 days ago
at Sydney 2000 and Emms and Nathan Robertson’s silver four years later the only two medals in the collection. In fact, at London 2012 no British player escaped their group, with Chris Adcock pairing up with Imogen Bankier in the capital. Since... Read more
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chad
Pressure on Adcocks as Olympiuc medal expactations growat Sydney 2000 and Emms and Nathan Robertson’s silver four years later the only
Pressure on Adcocks as Olympiuc medal expactations grow
chad / Posted 2 days ago
at Sydney 2000 and Emms and Nathan Robertson’s silver four years later the only two medals in the collection. In fact, at London 2012 no British player escaped their group, with Chris Adcock pairing up with Imogen Bankier in the capital. Since... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Diving: Mears eyeing Olympic gold in Riocent chance of survival. Incredibly, three years later, the diver was celebrati
Diving: Mears eyeing Olympic gold in Rio
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 2 days ago
cent chance of survival. Incredibly, three years later, the diver was celebrating fifth and ninth-placed finishes at the London 2012 Games. He’s certainly a man capable of defying the odds and the statistics are now in Mears’ favour with the... Read more
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News.com.au
Queen trash talks Obamas in funny videoCastle on Wednesday, is thought to have been planned weeks ago. The video is s
Queen trash talks Obamas in funny video
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
Castle on Wednesday, is thought to have been planned weeks ago. The video is set to rival the Queen’s last cameo for the London 2012 Olympics opening ceremony when she pretended to jump out of a helicopter with James Bond. The event for injured,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Queen trash talks Obamas in funny videoCastle on Wednesday, is thought to have been planned weeks ago. The video is s
Queen trash talks Obamas in funny video
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Castle on Wednesday, is thought to have been planned weeks ago. The video is set to rival the Queen’s last cameo for the London 2012 Olympics opening ceremony when she pretended to jump out of a helicopter with James Bond. The event for injured,... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Review into discrimination allegations at British Cycling to conclude after Riothat I would have not acted on such an allegation is wholly wrong." An interna
Review into discrimination allegations at British Cycling to conclude after Rio
Oxford Mail / Posted 3 days ago
that I would have not acted on such an allegation is wholly wrong." An internal performance review conducted after the London 2012 Games saw more than 40 riders and staff interviewed. But the post-London 2012 report, written by Peter King,... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Review into discrimination allegations at British Cycling to conclude after Riothat I would have not acted on such an allegation is wholly wrong." An interna
Review into discrimination allegations at British Cycling to conclude after Rio
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
that I would have not acted on such an allegation is wholly wrong." An internal performance review conducted after the London 2012 Games saw more than 40 riders and staff interviewed. But the post-London 2012 report, written by Peter King,... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Queen trash talks Obamas in funny videoCastle on Wednesday, is thought to have been planned weeks ago. The video is s
Queen trash talks Obamas in funny video
Adelaide Now / Posted 3 days ago
Castle on Wednesday, is thought to have been planned weeks ago. The video is set to rival the Queen’s last cameo for the London 2012 Olympics opening ceremony when she pretended to jump out of a helicopter with James Bond. The event for injured,... Read more
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Herald Sun
Queen trash talks Obamas in funny videoCastle on Wednesday, is thought to have been planned weeks ago. The video is s
Queen trash talks Obamas in funny video
Herald Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Castle on Wednesday, is thought to have been planned weeks ago. The video is set to rival the Queen’s last cameo for the London 2012 Olympics opening ceremony when she pretended to jump out of a helicopter with James Bond. The event for injured,... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Queen trash talks Obamas in funny videoCastle on Wednesday, is thought to have been planned weeks ago. The video is s
Queen trash talks Obamas in funny video
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Castle on Wednesday, is thought to have been planned weeks ago. The video is set to rival the Queen’s last cameo for the London 2012 Olympics opening ceremony when she pretended to jump out of a helicopter with James Bond. The event for injured,... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Sutton British cycling review won't report until after OlympicsSutton joined British Cycling in 2002. Sutton has a reputation for being blunt
Sutton British cycling review won't report until after Olympics
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
Sutton joined British Cycling in 2002. Sutton has a reputation for being blunt with riders but Britain's Dani King, a London 2012 cycling gold medallist, told Tuesday's London Evening Standard: "Shane is a no-nonsense kind of guy. But he was... Read more
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Gazette
Review into discrimination allegations at British Cycling to conclude after Riothat I would have not acted on such an allegation is wholly wrong." An interna
Review into discrimination allegations at British Cycling to conclude after Rio
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
that I would have not acted on such an allegation is wholly wrong." An internal performance review conducted after the London 2012 Games saw more than 40 riders and staff interviewed. But the post-London 2012 report, written by Peter King,... Read more
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Newham Recorder
London mayoral candidates attend Copper Box Arena eventby key workers in front of 6,000 civic leaders at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic P
London mayoral candidates attend Copper Box Arena event
Newham Recorder / Posted 3 days ago
by key workers in front of 6,000 civic leaders at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park venue, formerly the home of the London 2012 Olympic boxing matches. They were also presented with flowers during the packed event last night, ahead of the... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Independent review into British Cycling to conclude after Paralympicsthat I would have not acted on such an allegation is wholly wrong." An interna
Independent review into British Cycling to conclude after Paralympics
Kingston Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
that I would have not acted on such an allegation is wholly wrong." An internal performance review conducted after the London 2012 Games saw more than 40 riders and staff interviewed. But the post-London 2012 report, written by Peter King,... Read more
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Gazette
Independent review into British Cycling to conclude after Paralympicsthat I would have not acted on such an allegation is wholly wrong." An interna
Independent review into British Cycling to conclude after Paralympics
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
that I would have not acted on such an allegation is wholly wrong." An internal performance review conducted after the London 2012 Games saw more than 40 riders and staff interviewed. But the post-London 2012 report, written by Peter King,... Read more
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guardian-series
Independent review into British Cycling to conclude after Paralympicsthat I would have not acted on such an allegation is wholly wrong." An interna
Independent review into British Cycling to conclude after Paralympics
guardian-series / Posted 3 days ago
that I would have not acted on such an allegation is wholly wrong." An internal performance review conducted after the London 2012 Games saw more than 40 riders and staff interviewed. But the post-London 2012 report, written by Peter King,... Read more
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Velo News
British Cycling CEO on Sutton: I would have acted if I'd knownthat I would have not acted on such an allegation is wholly wrong.” An interna
British Cycling CEO on Sutton: I would have acted if I'd known
Velo News / Posted 3 days ago
that I would have not acted on such an allegation is wholly wrong.” An internal performance review conducted after the London 2012 Olympic Games by Drake’s predecessor, Peter King, has yet to be published or made available to senior staff,... Read more
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express
A home win: DEBORAH STONE on the road to a new Wembleyin the area where he achieved his greatest triumphs, not least the new Wembley
A home win: DEBORAH STONE on the road to a new Wembley
express / Posted 3 days ago
in the area where he achieved his greatest triumphs, not least the new Wembley Stadium – opened in 2007 to be ready for the London 2012 Olympics. There’s also the north west London suburb’s transformation into a mecca for contemporary living,... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
British Cycling boss "not aware" of allegations against Shane Suttonthat I would have not acted on such an allegation is wholly wrong." An interna
British Cycling boss "not aware" of allegations against Shane Sutton
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
that I would have not acted on such an allegation is wholly wrong." An internal performance review conducted after the London 2012 Olympic Games included interviews of more than 40 riders and staff. But the post-London 2012 report, written by... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
British Cycling boss "not aware" of allegations against Shane Suttonthat I would have not acted on such an allegation is wholly wrong." An interna
British Cycling boss "not aware" of allegations against Shane Sutton
Kingston Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
that I would have not acted on such an allegation is wholly wrong." An internal performance review conducted after the London 2012 Olympic Games included interviews of more than 40 riders and staff. But the post-London 2012 report, written by... Read more
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Oxford Mail
British Cycling boss "not aware" of allegations against Shane Suttonthat I would have not acted on such an allegation is wholly wrong." An interna
British Cycling boss "not aware" of allegations against Shane Sutton
Oxford Mail / Posted 3 days ago
that I would have not acted on such an allegation is wholly wrong." An internal performance review conducted after the London 2012 Olympic Games included interviews of more than 40 riders and staff. But the post-London 2012 report, written by... Read more
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Gazette
British Cycling boss "not aware" of allegations against Shane Suttonthat I would have not acted on such an allegation is wholly wrong." An interna
British Cycling boss "not aware" of allegations against Shane Sutton
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
that I would have not acted on such an allegation is wholly wrong." An internal performance review conducted after the London 2012 Olympic Games included interviews of more than 40 riders and staff. But the post-London 2012 report, written by... Read more
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guardian-series
British Cycling boss "not aware" of allegations against Shane Suttonthat I would have not acted on such an allegation is wholly wrong." An interna
British Cycling boss "not aware" of allegations against Shane Sutton
guardian-series / Posted 3 days ago
that I would have not acted on such an allegation is wholly wrong." An internal performance review conducted after the London 2012 Olympic Games included interviews of more than 40 riders and staff. But the post-London 2012 report, written by... Read more
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Harrow Times
British Cycling boss "not aware" of allegations against Shane Suttonthat I would have not acted on such an allegation is wholly wrong." An interna
British Cycling boss "not aware" of allegations against Shane Sutton
Harrow Times / Posted 3 days ago
that I would have not acted on such an allegation is wholly wrong." An internal performance review conducted after the London 2012 Olympic Games included interviews of more than 40 riders and staff. But the post-London 2012 report, written by... Read more
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give me sport
Jess Varnish secures Commonwealth Bronze for Team Englandsetting the world record in 2011 The Australian great has won 17-Major Champio
Jess Varnish secures Commonwealth Bronze for Team England
give me sport / Posted 3 days ago
setting the world record in 2011 The Australian great has won 17-Major Championship Gold medals including Olympic Gold in London 2012, when she defeated her long-term rival Victoria Pendleton, in the final of the Women's Sprint. Varnish has an... Read more
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give me sport
British Cycling boss "not aware" of allegations against Shane Suttonthat I would have not acted on such an allegation is wholly wrong." An interna
British Cycling boss "not aware" of allegations against Shane Sutton
give me sport / Posted 3 days ago
that I would have not acted on such an allegation is wholly wrong." An internal performance review conducted after the London 2012 Olympic Games included interviews of more than 40 riders and staff. But the post-London 2012 report, written by... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
British Cycling boss "not aware" of allegations against Shane Suttonthat I would have not acted on such an allegation is wholly wrong." An interna
British Cycling boss "not aware" of allegations against Shane Sutton
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 3 days ago
that I would have not acted on such an allegation is wholly wrong." An internal performance review conducted after the London 2012 Olympic Games included interviews of more than 40 riders and staff. But the post-London 2012 report, written by... Read more
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Londonist
Dive Into The European Aquatics Championships This MayCentre this May. Plunge into the European Aquatics Championships taking place f
Dive Into The European Aquatics Championships This May
Londonist / Posted 3 days ago
Centre this May. Plunge into the European Aquatics Championships taking place from 9-22 May and revive the olympic fever of London 2012 in the stunning architecture, designed by late Zaha Hadid. Around 900 elite swimmers and divers including Tom... Read more
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birminghammail
British Cycling bosses face 'culture of fear' questionsdid not act. A statement from the governing body read: “British Cycling conduc
British Cycling bosses face 'culture of fear' questions
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
did not act. A statement from the governing body read: “British Cycling conducted a comprehensive structural review after London 2012 to look at how we could build on that success. The report will now be made available to the independent review... Read more
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New Kerala
Basketball player Scola to carry Argentinian flag at Rio - newkerala.com #56326went on to win the bronze medal. The legendary "Maradona" of female field hock
Basketball player Scola to carry Argentinian flag at Rio - newkerala.com #56326
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
went on to win the bronze medal. The legendary "Maradona" of female field hockey, Luciana Aymar, was the flag bearer at London 2012. This was her last Olympic Games and she won the silver medal with the national team, ending her Olympic career... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Marathon hearing: Runner appeals Rio snubindependent panel, with the final stage being a potential hearing at the Court
Marathon hearing: Runner appeals Rio snub
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
independent panel, with the final stage being a potential hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport.Aussie Jeff Hunt in London 2012. Well-credentialled trio Lisa Weightman, Jess Trengove and Milly Clark will represent Australia in the women’s... Read more
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