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2014/11/26 23:17
2014/11/26 23:17
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... life wasn’t worth living with only one leg. Andy Gardiner had driven 18 miles to jump off the Tyne Bridge in Newcastle, aiming to plunge 200ft to his death. But when he got there he found...
2014/11/26 23:17
2014/11/26 23:17
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2014/11/26 07:23
2014/11/26 07:23
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... and comedian •Jonathan Ntutu – a professional athlete that represented South Africa at the 2012 Paralympic Games. •Leandra Smeda – Banyanya Banyana football player •Lungile Tsolekile –...
2014/11/25 15:22
2014/11/25 15:22
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With only two swimmers included on the SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee's (Sascoc) funding programme, Swimming SA (SSA) is out to prove a point at next week's Fina World Short Course...
2014/11/25 02:29
2014/11/25 02:29
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A BRIEF history of the Olympic mascot. Once upon a time, they were cute and cuddly and made you want to go “awwwww”. Then along came graphic designers and ruined everything. Somewhere in the early...
2014/11/25 00:46
2014/11/25 00:46
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... Charlie Flynn would have found himself ­double-booked on Sunday 14 December. But he isn’t. The popular boxer will be at the Thistle hotel in Glasgow, preparing for his maiden professional...
2014/11/25 00:45
2014/11/25 00:45
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The Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games mascots. Photo courtesy Mathilde Molla/Rio 2016 RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – The Rio Olympic Games have their mascot, a yellow feline animal representing...
2014/11/24 22:28
2014/11/24 22:28
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... Local Heroes honouredTuesday, 25 November 2014, 10:51 amPress Release: New Zealander Of The Year AwardsMEDIA RELEASE24 November 2014Wellington region’s Local Heroes honoured for services...
2014/11/22 16:42
2014/11/22 16:42
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Government officials were seeking ways to bridge a rift with the country�s international creditors over the weekend after the budget for 2015 was submitted to Parliament without the troika�s approval....
2014/11/21 22:31
2014/11/21 22:31
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Dunston Hall. Friday, November 21, 2014 Cliff Park Ormiston Academy’s Olivia Lovatt admitted all the hard work was worth it after her extracurricular efforts were rewarded by Paralympic gold...
2014/11/21 14:13
2014/11/21 14:13
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A BROMSGROVE teenager handed the responsibility of keeping the spirit of London 2012 alive has been congratulated for his efforts. Daniel Ellis, of South Bromsgrove High School, was one of the star...
2014/11/21 11:42
2014/11/21 11:42
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The leaking of documents on the rescue of Cyprus�s second-biggest bank distorts the truth about the country�s bailout and may damage confidence in the euro, former European Central Bank Governing...
2014/11/21 11:29
2014/11/21 11:29
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MY African Athlete of the week is Elliot Mujaji - a Zimbabwean Paralympian. Elliot was a member of the Zimbabwe Track and Field team for the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Malaysia. However, he was unable...
2014/11/21 10:11
2014/11/21 10:11
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It is that time again to vote for your Wandsworth sports personalities of the year. The Active Wandsworth Awards are in their 18th year and winners include such names as Commonwealth Games judo gold...
2014/11/21 08:42
2014/11/21 08:42
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By George Georgakopoulos & Spiridoula Spanea The 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo will serve as a springboard for the rebuilding of Japan’s image and economy following the triple...
2014/11/21 06:38
2014/11/21 06:38
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Five mascots from previous Olympic and Paralympic Games arrived in here to meet the Rio 2016 mascots, who will make their first public appearance next Monday. The five moscots, which include Misha...
2014/11/20 03:53
2014/11/20 03:53
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That's a wrap on today's South Coast Brekkie Wrap, but we will be back this afternoon to update the day's breaking news. Until then try to keep cool and hydrated, and try to be as kind to people...
2014/11/19 11:43
2014/11/19 11:43
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NOTTINGHAM’S Penny Briscoe admits she can’t wait to get going after being named as Paralympics GB’s Chef de Mission for the Rio 2016 Games. Briscoe was revealed as the Chef de Mission for Brazil this...
2014/11/19 05:03
2014/11/19 05:03
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... sports administrator Matt Carroll to keep local medal chances on course for Rio. The one-time NSW Rugby Union director replaces Phil Jones as chief executive, who spent almost two...
2014/11/18 19:55
2014/11/18 19:55
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Gauthier’s competitive spirit in sports, he recommended Gauthier try his hand at boccia. From then on, “I never turned back,” the New Westminster resident said. Today, Gauthier is a five-time...
2014/11/18 17:51
2014/11/18 17:51
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... at Birmingham’s Paragon Hotel as over 100 young legacy leaders took centre stage to showcase their fantastic work on 'Get Set to Make a Change' last year. The programme, funded by the Big...
2014/11/26 23:17
2014/11/26 23:17
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