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2015/01/30 09:37
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There are not a lot of laughs in politics – not intentional ones. However hard politicians try with their tortured wordplay and rehearsed barbs at PMQs, nothing makes Britain’s hard-working peopleTM...
2015/01/30 09:37
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2015/01/30 07:08
2015/01/30 07:08
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More of us playing sport but almost half still inactiveInactivity has been blamed for putting strain on the NHS With almost daily warnings about lack of exercise and constant reminders of its...
2015/01/29 12:38
2015/01/29 12:38
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Sports ministry enhances award money for Olympic medallists The sports ministry Thursday revised the Scheme of Special Awards to medal winners and their coaches in international events by enhancing...
2015/01/29 10:22
2015/01/29 10:22
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Plans to create a new outdoor events area in Aylesbury town centre, which would help showcase Stoke Mandeville’s role in the Paralympics, have been given a major boost thanks to government...
2015/01/28 14:43
2015/01/28 14:43
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Six years ago, in one of his first wheelchair rugby games, Chuck Aoki got a quick sense of what the sport entailed. When Aoki went to score, a player almost twice his weight came barreling at him...
2015/01/28 08:46
2015/01/28 08:46
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Team Alberta�s flag-bearer at the 2015 Canada Winter Games is no stranger to pageantry. Zak Madell was inches away from wheelchair rugby teammate Garett Hickling as he marched Team Canada into the...
2015/01/28 05:43
2015/01/28 05:43
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CABLE, Wis. — Supporters of North America's largest cross country ski race want to raise $2.3 million to renovate the trails where it's held in northern Wisconsin. The American Birkebeiner Ski...
2015/01/27 10:13
2015/01/27 10:13
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Maurillia Simpson, who did three tours of Iraq and won gold and silver for Great Britain at last year’s Invictus Games, urged Londoners to back the Standard’s “unique” campaign to support homeless...
2015/01/27 07:21
2015/01/27 07:21
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A website which urges a policy of allocating rented homes only to Welsh people has been reported to the police for inciting racial hatred. The Wales Eye news website discloses that the Jac O’the...
2015/01/26 11:24
2015/01/26 11:24
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In her spare room, Emily Brothers shows me a battered old Braille machine. It looks sturdy, like a toolbox, and weighs a tonne. “When I was ten, and losing my sight – well, it was 1974 and my dad was...
2015/01/26 10:19
2015/01/26 10:19
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Australian Paralympian Kurt Fearnley was shattered by a sixth place finish in the Oz Day 10K on Monday. Paralympian Kurt Fearnley was left devastated after finishing sixth in a gruelling Oz Day 10K...
2015/01/26 06:23
2015/01/26 06:23
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AFTER a horrific motorcycle accident destroyed his ankles four years ago, Reading Swimming Club's Graham Edmunds was left disabled - but definitely not defeated. Told he would never walk again,...
2015/01/25 06:44
2015/01/25 06:44
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Staff report YOUNGSTOWN Noam Gershony, a 2012 Paralympics gold-medal winner in wheelchair tennis, will be the featured speaker during Shabbat services at 10 a.m. Feb. 7 at Congregation Rodef Sholom,...
2015/01/25 01:44
2015/01/25 01:44
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The NFL is still investigating what exactly New England did last Sunday during the AFC Championship, when 11 of the 12 balls that had been reviewed by officials earlier in the day were later found to...
2015/01/25 01:22
2015/01/25 01:22
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... my leg? That was easier to cope with than my divorce from Paul': Heather Mills on marriage and McCartney Paul? He’s a mix of Peter Pan and Captain Hook. The Beatles? Never liked them. Her...
2015/01/24 06:18
2015/01/24 06:18
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ASPEN — Mike Schultz was hardly confident Friday as he strapped into his snowboard at the Winter X Games, even knowing he was standing on a prosthetic leg he designed. With six X Games gold medals as...
2015/01/23 19:22
2015/01/23 19:22
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A co-founder of the multi-sport Maryland SoccerPlex in Germantown who lives in Garrett Park recently was appointed to the U.S. Olympic Committee’s five-member ethics committee. “I’m thrilled — it’s...
2015/01/23 08:38
2015/01/23 08:38
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Before all of that, the 53 year-old has the release of his new movie, Trash, to contend with. The fifth film of his career, it’s far removed from the likes of The Hours and The Reader, the middlebrow,...
2015/01/23 04:08
2015/01/23 04:08
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WAKA AMA - THE coach of New Zealand’s premier women’s waka ama champion has simple words of advice for his “protege”. “You better train hard,” Matahi Brightwell told Marama Elkington as the focus...
2015/01/22 22:18
2015/01/22 22:18
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There was only one thing on Julie Payne’s mind when she got the grim diagnosis from her doctor. Would she ever ride her beloved horses again? And seconds after she was told she had a degenerative...
2015/01/30 09:37
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