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Martial arts instructor becomes regional warrior

Worcester News: Richard Buskin after winning the lightweight UFW champion belt

12:20pm Monday 9th December 2013

Undefeated Richard Baskin crowned lightweight champion.

Arena hosts feast of sport for disabled

Worcester News: SHOOTING HOOPS: Paralympian Nathan Stephens. Pictures by Nick Toogood. (4713459506)

12:30pm Tuesday 26th November 2013

DISABLED people from Worcestershire and beyond visited Worcester’s “phenomenal” sports arena for an event which carried on the legacy of the greatest ever Paralympic Games.

Asbestos further delays £2.5million watersports hub

Worcester News: "Fierce fire" engulfs Marlow Rowing Club

3:25pm Tuesday 22nd October 2013

A DANGEROUS substance at Marlow Rowing Club's headquarters has further delayed the new £2.5m watersports hub.

VIDEO: Home Secretary and Sir Steve Redgrave celebrate rowing club's lottery win

Worcester News: "Fierce fire" engulfs Marlow Rowing Club

6:49pm Friday 15th March 2013

  THE HOME Secretary and arguably Britain's greatest every Olympian were on hand as Marlow Rowing Club celebrated receiving a £1million grant today. Theresa May, also the Maidenhead MP, and Sir Steve Redgrave, the five times Olympic gold medallist, this afternoon spoke of their delight and you can watch our videos here.

Winchester paralympian wants to keep Olympic legacy alive with new sports team

Worcester News: Left to right, David Knott, Simon Theobolds, Adam Knott and Winchester mayor Frank Pearson

10:08am Monday 18th February 2013

A PARALYMPIAN has launched a new sports club for Winchester's blind and partially sighted.

Great Harwood Olympic 2012 architect dies aged 59

Worcester News: GOLD STANDARD The Olympic Park designed by John Hopkins

1:07pm Tuesday 12th February 2013

A WORLD-renowned landscape architect from Great Harwood has died suddenly aged 59.

We won the Olympics – what now?

Worcester News: WE’VE DONE IT: Kat Copeland, in a now-iconic image, screams “we’ve won the Olympics, we’re going to be on a stamp” to her partner Sophie Hosking after sealing gold at Eton Dorney in the lightweight sculls in August

11:02am Monday 15th October 2012

IT is only 72 days since Kat Copeland etched her name into sporting history by claiming an Olympic rowing gold medal, but the figure of 1,389 days is already of more relevance to the Teessider.

Olympic spirit lives on at Haxby store

Worcester News: Staff at Sainsbury’s in Haxby with the Paralympic torch; from left are Nick Horsley, Jane Stewart, store manager Nicola Oliver, Sue Phillips and Lana Sturdy

8:38am Tuesday 9th October 2012

THE Olympics may be over, but the spirit of the games lives on in Haxby, where a paralympic torch visited a local supermarket.

Alistair's trip to Brazil delayed by operation

Worcester News: Alistair Brownlee, seen celebrating his Olympic gold medal, madee his first ever visit to hospital when he had his appendix removed

4:30pm Wednesday 3rd October 2012

Super-fit Olympic hero Alistair Brownlee, of Bingley Harriers, has confirmed he has had to go to hospital for the first time – to have his appendix removed.

East Lancashire Olympians honoured at civic receptions

Worcester News: Blackburn Harriers Holly Bleasdale, Samantha Murray and Sophie Hitchon at the reception

12:00pm Friday 28th September 2012

BLACKBURN’S London 2012 athletic heroes were hailed for their outstanding performances at a civic reception last night.

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