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Nottingham Post
Swimming pool where Rebecca Adlington trained closes its doors for the final timeFor years it was the training ground for a promising young swimmer who went on
Swimming pool where Rebecca Adlington trained closes its doors for the final time
Nottingham Post / Posted 2 days ago
For years it was the training ground for a promising young swimmer who went on to become an Olympic champion. But yesterday was the end of an era for Beechdale Swimming Centre as it closed its doors for the final time. The pool, where Olympic gold... Read more
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Daily Mail
SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Dame Helen - 'I've got legs like Rooney's' She made headlines for looking good in a red bikini in her 60s. But Dame Hel
SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Dame Helen - 'I've got legs like Rooney's'
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
She made headlines for looking good in a red bikini in her 60s. But Dame Helen Mirren, now 70, says that she would never wear shorts in public and reveals she hates her ‘short... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Beechdale Swimming Centre set to close tomorrowSwimmers are set to do their last lengths at Beechdale Swimming Centre before i
Beechdale Swimming Centre set to close tomorrow
Nottingham Post / Posted 3 days ago
Swimmers are set to do their last lengths at Beechdale Swimming Centre before it closes tomorrow. The pool, which is where Olympic gold-winning swimmer Rebecca Adlington did much of her training, is closing due to the new 50m pool opening at Harvey... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Rio 2016 Olympics | Summer Olympic Games in BrazilRio 2016 Olympics Daniel Lane While New Zealand has been praised for an Olympi
Rio 2016 Olympics | Summer Olympic Games in Brazil
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Rio 2016 Olympics Daniel Lane While New Zealand has been praised for an Olympic programme focussed on funding a handful of medal-winning sports, Australia's Chef de Mission Kittty Chiller has stood by the 'holistic' approach to team... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Talented swimmer and liver transplant survivor goes for gold at international competitionA TALENTED swimmer is preparing to fly to Argentina to take on the world's best
Talented swimmer and liver transplant survivor goes for gold at international competition
Nottingham Post / Posted 13 days ago
A TALENTED swimmer is preparing to fly to Argentina to take on the world's best athletes. Emma Redgate, who fought back from a life-threatening illness and two liver transplants, will be representing team Great Britain at the World Transplant... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
World swimming championships 2015: five things we learned from Kazan1) Adam Peaty can live up to expectations James Guy was the first British man
World swimming championships 2015: five things we learned from Kazan
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 20 days ago
1) Adam Peaty can live up to expectations James Guy was the first British man to secure a world freestyle title when he won the 200m, which followed his silver in the 400m. The 19-year-old then chased down the US as Britain won the 4x200m relay. He... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Dr Paul Greatrix: Honorary degrees are worth keepingDr Paul Greatrix, registrar of the University of Nottingham, believes honorary
Dr Paul Greatrix: Honorary degrees are worth keeping
Nottingham Post / Posted 24 days ago
Dr Paul Greatrix, registrar of the University of Nottingham, believes honorary degrees have an important role to play. Every year Britain's universities award degrees to hundreds of thousands of students who have worked tirelessly (for the most... Read more
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Daily Mail
BT cry foul over Sky's £18m a year La Liga deal after previously being in driving seat to show Real Madrid, Barcelona and Co
BT cry foul over Sky's £18m a year La Liga deal
Daily Mail / Posted 25 days ago
after previously being in driving seat to show Real Madrid, Barcelona and Co Sky Sports have been awarded a three-year deal to show Spanish football BT Sport thought they were close to finalising a... Read more
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sportsmole
Adlington 'under pressure' to lose baby weightRetired Olympic swimmer Rebecca Adlington has admitted that she has put pressur
Adlington 'under pressure' to lose baby weight
sportsmole / Posted 25 days ago
Retired Olympic swimmer Rebecca Adlington has admitted that she has put pressure on herself to get back into shape after giving birth to her first child in June. While Adlington is keen to lose the baby weight, she has insisted that she will not... Read more
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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 25 days 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 26 days 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 26 days 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 27 days ago
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 27 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 29 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 29 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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