Team GB celebrates Olympic Day

This year Team GB will be celebrating Olympic Day on 23 June over five days by encouraging the nation to get active and by promoting the Olympic Values of friendship, excellence and respect. As the United Kingdom continues to operate under the Government’s lockdown guidelines, Team GB will be providing families and schoolteachers with a

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Shauna Coxsey to make Olympic debut in Tokyo

Shauna Coxsey has become the first sport climber selected to represent Team GB at the Olympic Games. Coxsey, a two-time overall World Cup winner in her favoured bouldering discipline, will be part of climbing’s Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games this summer. The 27-year-old from Runcorn is the country’s most successful ever athlete in

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British Olympic and Paralympic sports prepare for launch of OTT platform

A ground-breaking initiative to develop a digital and an Over-The-Top (OTT) broadcast platform for British Olympic and Paralympic sports has today been announced by a group of leading sports’ National Governing Bodies, UK Sport, the British Olympic Association and British Paralympic Association. In their first move, the collective of British sports’ bodies have appointed Dominic

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Team GB Olympians from six decades unite for special celebration

Fifty Team GB Olympians spanning six decades, including one of only two Holocaust survivors to compete at the Games, visited the University of Bath on Saturday for a special celebratory reception. Sir Ben Helfgott, who captained the GB weightlifting team at both the Melbourne 1956 and Rome 1960 Games, and 90-year-old Michael Howard, a fencing

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