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Olympic Torchbearer

Lindsey was delighted to be selected as one of only 8,000 people to carry the Olympic Torch in the 2012 London Olympic Torch Relay. She carried the flame through her home town of Beverley on the 18th June 2012 – a day she’ll never forget.


Nastia Liukin wins first 10 of the season on Dancing With the Stars

On Monday, Dancing With the Stars returned for the fourth week with each celebrity celebrating their most memorable moment. The ten remaining celebrities performed to a song that resembles an unforgettable time or experience in their life. 417 more words


The Golden BoyChad Le Clos had born 12 April 1992. He is a South African swimmer who is an Olympic, World and Commonwealth Games champion as well as the Commonwealth record holder in the 50 and 100-meter butterfly. 268 more words


Pedal power

For Christmas (2013, I should note), I bought my Dad a track cycling experience at London’s velodrome.  Yes, that velodrome, the one where Team GB’s cycling contingent ensured that the cycling team as a whole would have come tenth in the Games medal table by themselves if they were competing as a country (bumping Australia down to eleventh).  945 more words

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500 Days Until the Rio 2016 Olympic Cauldron Lighting Ceremony

Today marks the 500-day mark until the 2016 Summer Olympic Games begin in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on August 5. Local organizers joined in the celebration by releasing the… 1,427 more words


The Commonwealth Archers are on the March

I have just had a breakthrough of great precedence in my quest to be a championship archer. Bow International magazine has published and broke the news of my petition on change.org to make archery a core sport in the Commonwealth Games. 686 more words

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South Croydon school helps pupils fulfil Paralympic dream

A sports team from St Giles School in South Croydon is celebrating after an action-packed day of inclusive sport opportunities at a Primary Sports Camp staged this week. 270 more words