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Roger Tighe: The Forgotten Gold Medallist

Every year thousands of people, armed with flip-flops, tanning lotion and expensive cameras, flock to Bridlington to escape the stresses of their everyday lives and take in the intoxicating holiday atmosphere. 2,340 more words


Nicki Aitken: cycling towards a cure.

Runner, turned triathlete, Nicki Aitken, will be putting her pedalling prowess to the ultimate endurance test as she raises money for blood cancer charity; Cure Leukaemia by cycling Le Tour – One Day Ahead of the male peloton. 494 more words

Ice, Ice BABY!

Southern Belle newsflash: I don’t do hockey because it’s too cold. Anything that involves below freezing temps is not for me – hence, the reason I moved to Florida. 289 more words

Sam Perkins (1993 - Hoops #211)

Samuel “Sam” Perkins was a 2 time All-American and a teammate of Hall Of Famers Michael Jordan and James Worthy at North Carolina (where they won the National Championship in 1982) under Dean Smith (who was alerted to Perkins by my lifelong friend, Peter Goddard, while still in High School in Latham, N.Y.)  After College he was the 4th overall pick in the 1984 NBA Draft, taken by the Dallas Mavericks (right after  130 more words

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Devon County Fencing Wins

The 2015 Devon Foil Championships recently took place at ISCA College in Exeter, and the Sidmouth and East Devon club had some celebrating to do once the event was over. 102 more words


To win, or not to win, that is the question

By Global Times-Mark Dreyer

At the end of last month, ­China’s General Administration of Sports (GAS) finally saw sense.

To put a stop to the win-at-all-costs mentality that is responsible for corruption, dubious tactics and sketchy judging decisions in Chinese sport, it announced that it would no longer rank the regions on medals won in national and international competitions. 108 more words