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Yorkshire evening post
Swimming: What can be done to get people back to their local pools?Amid falling participation numbers, swimming has taken the worst hit and in the
Swimming: What can be done to get people back to their local pools?
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 2 hours ago
Amid falling participation numbers, swimming has taken the worst hit and in the past six months figures show that almost 200,000 fewer people are attending their local pools. These figures come as a shock just three years after the London Olympics... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Sir Chris Hoy and seven other Olympic heroes to mentor Team GB's 2016 hopefulsLast king of Scotland Sir Chris Hoy will mentor Team GB's cyclists at the Rio 2
Sir Chris Hoy and seven other Olympic heroes to mentor Team GB's 2016 hopefuls
Daily Mirror / Posted 13 hours ago
Last king of Scotland Sir Chris Hoy will mentor Team GB's cyclists at the Rio 2016 Olympics - and he is tipping a fellow templar to turn it into an end of the peer show. His Royal Hoyness is among eight Team GB Greats - former Olympians who will act... Read more
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Washington Post
Katie Ledecky breaks own world record in winning 1,500 goldMissy Franklin, left, hugs teammate Katie Ledecky after the semifinals of the w
Katie Ledecky breaks own world record in winning 1,500 gold
Washington Post / Posted 18 hours ago
Missy Franklin, left, hugs teammate Katie Ledecky after the semifinals of the women's 200-meter freestyle Tuesday at the World Championships in Kazan, Russia. (Adam Pretty/Getty Images) After 4,200 meters and six races, Katie Ledecky’s place as the... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Today In Sports History for Aug. 31852 — The first intercollegiate rowing race is held on Lake Winnipesaukee, N.H
Today In Sports History for Aug. 3
Juneau Empire / Posted yesterday
1852 — The first intercollegiate rowing race is held on Lake Winnipesaukee, N.H., where Harvard beats Yale by four lengths on the 2-mile course. 1949 — The National Basketball Association is formed by the merger of the National Basketball League and... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Frankie Boyle so vile that he even managed to split Sinn Fein By Ruth Dudley Edwards Comedian Frankie Boyle is to perform at a festival in
Frankie Boyle so vile that he even managed to split Sinn Fein
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
By Ruth Dudley Edwards Comedian Frankie Boyle is to perform at a festival in Belfast I was rather cheered by the controversy last week about the Glaswegian comedian Frankie Boyle and... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Anthony Joshua - 'the best prospect for 25 years' - tells Rio hopefuls to roll with punches“I went out there to get knowledge. I got that. I had a good chat with him and
Anthony Joshua - 'the best prospect for 25 years' - tells Rio hopefuls to roll with punches
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
“I went out there to get knowledge. I got that. I had a good chat with him and that was really, really good. He’s been there and he knows I’ve got the foundations to go on and achieve great things in the boxing industry.” There is a great deal being... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Katherine Ryan interview: 'I'd only go back to Canada if I was terminally ill'Ryan performing her acclaimed, acerbic stand-up As an outsider, the 32-year-ol
Katherine Ryan interview: 'I'd only go back to Canada if I was terminally ill'
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
Ryan performing her acclaimed, acerbic stand-up As an outsider, the 32-year-old Canadian dismantles Britain’s fondness for celebrity scandal and trash television with an icy, acerbic wit. When the punchlines come, they can be ferocious. In a recent... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Vincent gets strict with his Derry bride over first dance at their star-studded wedding Happy family: Vincent Simone with his new wife Susan Duddy and their son Luca
Vincent gets strict with his Derry bride over first dance at their star-studded wedding
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
Happy family: Vincent Simone with his new wife Susan Duddy and their son Luca Former Strictly Come Dancing star Vincent Simone has revealed how he had to... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Ex-Strictly star Vincent Simone: I had to persuade my wife to dance with meFormer Strictly Come Dancing star Vincent Simone has revealed how he had to per
Ex-Strictly star Vincent Simone: I had to persuade my wife to dance with me
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
Former Strictly Come Dancing star Vincent Simone has revealed how he had to persuade his wife to join him for a first dance at the couple’s wedding. Vincent and his new wife, Susan Duddy, were joined by some of his former Strictly partners at the... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Ex-Strictly star Vincent Simone: I had to persuade my wife to dance with meFormer Strictly Come Dancing star Vincent Simone has revealed how he had to per
Ex-Strictly star Vincent Simone: I had to persuade my wife to dance with me
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 9 days ago
Former Strictly Come Dancing star Vincent Simone has revealed how he had to persuade his wife to join him for a first dance at the couple’s wedding. Vincent and his new wife, Susan Duddy, were joined by some of his former Strictly partners at the... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Strictly star Vincent Simone: I had to persuade my wife to dance with meFormer Strictly Come Dancing star Vincent Simone has revealed how he had to per
Strictly star Vincent Simone: I had to persuade my wife to dance with me
Kingston Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
Former Strictly Come Dancing star Vincent Simone has revealed how he had to persuade his wife to join him for a first dance at the couple’s wedding. Vincent and his new wife, Susan Duddy, were joined by some of his former Strictly partners at the... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Strictly star Vincent Simone: I had to persuade my wife to dance with meFormer Strictly Come Dancing star Vincent Simone has revealed how he had to per
Strictly star Vincent Simone: I had to persuade my wife to dance with me
Oxford Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Former Strictly Come Dancing star Vincent Simone has revealed how he had to persuade his wife to join him for a first dance at the couple’s wedding. Vincent and his new wife, Susan Duddy, were joined by some of his former Strictly partners at the... Read more
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Gazette
Ex-Strictly star Vincent Simone: I had to persuade my wife to dance with meFormer Strictly Come Dancing star Vincent Simone has revealed how he had to per
Ex-Strictly star Vincent Simone: I had to persuade my wife to dance with me
Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
Former Strictly Come Dancing star Vincent Simone has revealed how he had to persuade his wife to join him for a first dance at the couple’s wedding. Vincent and his new wife, Susan Duddy, were joined by some of his former Strictly partners at the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Strictly star Vincent Simone: I had to persuade my wife to dance with meEx- Vincent Simone said he had to persuade his wife to join him for a first da
Strictly star Vincent Simone: I had to persuade my wife to dance with me
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
Ex- Vincent Simone said he had to persuade his wife to join him for a first dance at the couple's wedding Former Strictly Come Dancing star Vincent Simone has revealed how he... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Campaigners demand Frankie Boyle be axed from festival, due to jokes about disabled childrenORGANISERS of one of the UK's biggest community festivals are under increasing
Campaigners demand Frankie Boyle be axed from festival, due to jokes about disabled children
EveningTimes Online / Posted 9 days ago
ORGANISERS of one of the UK's biggest community festivals are under increasing pressure to scrap a concert headlined by controversial Scots comedian Frankie Boyle. Protests and petitions have been mounted against Boyle's appearance at the West... Read more
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heraldscotland
Campaigners demand Frankie Boyle be axed from festival, due to jokes about disabled childrenTom Hartley, a former Lord Mayor of Belfast and Sinn Fein councillor, compared
Campaigners demand Frankie Boyle be axed from festival, due to jokes about disabled children
heraldscotland / Posted 9 days ago
Tom Hartley, a former Lord Mayor of Belfast and Sinn Fein councillor, compared the booking of the outspoken Glasgow comic with inviting a racist or homophobic comedian to the event. For his part, Boyle has stayed out of the rumbling row beyond... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Nottinghamshire swimmer, 14, going for gold at World Transplant GamesTalented swimmer Emma Redgate (pictured) is hoping to emulate her hero Rebecca
Nottinghamshire swimmer, 14, going for gold at World Transplant Games
Nottingham Post / Posted 16 days ago
Talented swimmer Emma Redgate (pictured) is hoping to emulate her hero Rebecca Adlington by going for gold at an international competition – leaving a life-threatening illness and two liver transplants in her wake. The 14-year-old from... Read more
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Royston & Buntingford Crow
Records shattered at Greneway sports day Greneway School Sportsday opening ceremony Daisy Needham and Sam Lynn led th
Records shattered at Greneway sports day
Royston & Buntingford Crow / Posted 19 days ago
Greneway School Sportsday opening ceremony Daisy Needham and Sam Lynn led the way on a night of shattered records and great perfromances at Greneway Middle School’s 44th annual athletics finals... Read more
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norwichadvertiser24
Records shattered at Greneway sports dayGreneway School Sportsday opening ceremony Daisy Needham and Sam Lynn led the
Records shattered at Greneway sports day
norwichadvertiser24 / Posted 19 days ago
Greneway School Sportsday opening ceremony Daisy Needham and Sam Lynn led the way on a night of shattered records and great perfromances at Greneway Middle School’s 44th annual athletics finals evening. To... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Award helps to boost Dereham teenager’s sign language campaign Jade Chapman (left) with her sister Laura. Picture: Ian Burt. More young peo
Award helps to boost Dereham teenager’s sign language campaign
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 1 months ago
Jade Chapman (left) with her sister Laura. Picture: Ian Burt. More young people are being given the chance to learn sign language thanks to the inspirational campaign of teenager Jade... Read more
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Independent
Market Report: Nigel Wray and Lord Ashcroft raise shareholdings in sports agency TLA WorldwideMr Wray now owns just shy of 9 per cent of the AIM-listed company, while Lord A
Market Report: Nigel Wray and Lord Ashcroft raise shareholdings in sports agency TLA Worldwide
Independent / Posted 1 months ago
Mr Wray now owns just shy of 9 per cent of the AIM-listed company, while Lord Ashcroft, the businessman and former deputy chairman of the Conservatives, has upped his stake to 12.4 per cent. Representing baseball stars in the US makes up a huge... Read more