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Charity and high performance deservedly take the London Marathon spotlight

Tens of thousands of spectators. Several Olympic and Paralympic champions. Countless numbers of amateurs running for a multitude of good causes. If there was any trepidation following the tragic events in Boston last weekend, it didn’t show in today’s London … Continue reading

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Ones to watch at the IPC Athletics World Championships

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) have released a 35-strong list that points out the “Ones to Watch” at the 2013 IPC Athletics World Championships in Lyon this July and four of the stars hail from Great Britain. Most of the … Continue reading

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Results: 6-9 September 2012, over twenty sports, over fifty competitions

This Weekend’s Top Performers As I wasn’t here for the entire weekend, I’m turning the usual “top 5” into a top ten. See if you agree, pop pickers! * David Weir – another two medals, culminating in the marathon. He … Continue reading

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Sophie Christiansen grabs a horsey hat-trick

Wednesday’s Star Performers * Sophie Christiansen – grabbed all three golds in the dressage competition despite her massive handicap * David Weir – continued his march toward wheelchair dominance by winning the 1500 metres * Danielle Brown – showed the … Continue reading

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Results 31/8/2012 – More Paralympic success and some canoe slalom

Friday’s Star Performers * Hannah Cockroft – decimated the 100m field, got gold with a Paralympic record * Mark Lee Colbourne – world record in the heats then gold the same day * Stephen Cummings – winner of a Vuelta … Continue reading

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