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Great Britain Athletics Team

This video, aimed at runners of all abilities, focuses on setting yourself realistic targets in preparation for the longer run. Liz is highly respected as one of Great Britain's finest female road, track and cross-country athletes. Scott Overall is a long distance runner, making his successful marathon debut in Berlin in 2011. The Olympic marathon on the 12th August 2012 will be his biggest race to date as one of the GB Olympic team. The experts share their running experiences and advice.


Kate Middleton's Most Memorable Outfits

Middleton visited athletes on Team Great Britain in a polka-dot blouse, navy skinnies, Stuart Weitzman wedges, and a red Zara blazer.


Great Britain Designed by Stella McCartney. It featured the Union Flag, opting instead for a specially designed coat of arms, which she has splashed heavily over everything. Dress to Impress: Rio Olympics the teams’ uniforms. ... 41 PHOTOS ... What the leading athletes in Rio will be wearing? Look at the photos Originally posted: SoftFern News, SoftFern Sport News, Fashion, designers, uniforms, Rio…

from Zimbio

Jessica Ennis Photos Photos: Olympics Day 8 - Athletics

from the Guardian

Football: Hail the masterly jacks of all trades

John Charles was known as the "Gentle Giant" or "Il Gigante Buono" in Italy where he played for the great Juventus team of the 1950's. Some say he was Leeds United's greatest ever player - those old enough to have seen him - & others say he was the best Welsh player. Whatever is said he had an impressive athletic presence on a Football field but was a perfect gentleman playing hard but fair.

from BBC Sport

Dai Greene aiming for gold at World Championships

Dai Greene (B. 1986) A Welsh hurdler who competes internationally for Wales and Great Britain, Greene was diagnosed with epilepsy at 17. Despite his diagnosis, he has gone on to win 5 gold medals at the World Championships in the 400 meter hurdles. Greene will captain the Great British athletics team for the London 2012 Olympics.


A Day of Finals Won and Records Broken

Great Britain set a team world record in cycling, while several athletes set…

from eugephemisms

Dragon Boat World Athlete: Dragon Boating made me feel ‘Whole’ Again

This Q&A was with Dragon Boat World Athlete, Mark Harding, National Athlete – Great Britain Dragon Boat Team. DRAGON BOAT WORLD ATHLETE PROFILE NAME: Mark Harding BIRTHPLACE: Wigton, Cumb… #dragonboat #paddling #dontquit #neverstop #respect #motivate #‎worldchamps‬ ‪#‎equality‬ #dragons #dragonboatrace #paddlelife #paddlelove #paddlesup #watersports #teamsports #worldchampionships #fitness #health #women #motivation #team #teamwork #camaraderie #whatsyourexcuse #noexcuses…