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Olympic Procession, Trafalgar Square, 18/10/2016

Trafalgar Square became host for the London event celebrating the success of Paralympians and Olympians of the 2016 games in Rio. Manchester had hosted a similar event just the day before, and many athletes made the long journey overnight to get to London to reminisce all over again. 311 more words

Jessica Ennis-Hill: A tribute to a sensational sportswoman

By Manish Pandey.

There was always hope that she would turn out one last time at the World Championships in London in 2017. Hope that we would see that beaming smile one last time as she crossed the finish line, winning yet another medal. 997 more words


U.S. Track & Field Sprint Athlete, Trell Kimmons, Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

September 27, 2016

USADA announced today that Trell Kimmons, of Coldwater, Mississippi, an athlete in track & field, has tested positive for a prohibited substance and accepted a 2-year sanction for his violation. 548 more words


Rio Paralympics 2016: What a success!

What a fantastic Paralympics in Rio this year! Finishing on a high with 147 medals – 64 of which were golds. A record breaking year with the most gold medals by a British team since 1988. 56 more words

Rio 2016

Cycling with a legend

I was feeling too tired to go to the track this evening, which is frustrating as I haven’t done very much exercise this week. I’ve also realised that I may not be able to do parkrun on Saturday as I need to be at an antenatal class by 10am and the others might not appreciate it if I turn up a bit late (and sweaty!) However, I am still considering whether it’s possible to squeeze in Netley Abbey parkrun (which is the run nearest to the class). 161 more words


Lu Xiaojun Deconstructed

You’d be forgiven if you mistook Lu Xiaojun for a superhero. His armour-plated physique is a trademark of his brand.

Lu is a Chinese weightlifter of the highest calibre. 571 more words