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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… 1,426 more words

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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


Olympic Park

I have spent quite a lot of time at the Olympic Park in 2012 but have not been back since (apart from the Invictus Games).  When I attended the Copper Box for Wheelchair Rugby orientation, I could not help but capture the transformation of the Queen Elizabeth Park on a freeze spring day. 35 more words


Olympian Zoe Smith joins list of Greenwich award winners

Originally posted online for News Shopper.

Weightlifting Olympic athlete Zoe Smith was among a host of people honoured at the Greenwich Civic Awards ceremony this month. 301 more words

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An afternoon in Portishead

Those regulars amongst you will know that we like to go out once a week exploring National Trust properties or gardens or just our area. We haven’t managed to get going on this so far this year so it was great to finally make a start. 182 more words


On transformation

It’s been busy on the extra-curricular front lately and I’ve experienced such an extraordinary trio of events¬†that it’s actually taken me a while to shape all of the amazing stuff I’ve seen and heard into something more than a rambling discourse. 648 more words

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