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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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GB Rugby Sevens coaching structure confirmed

Great Britain Rugby Sevens have confirmed the wider coaching structure for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. James Rodwell will assist Simon Amor in the men’s programme while Charlie Hayter will work alongside women’s head coach Scott Forrest. Rodwell, the most capped rugby sevens player of all time, was a pivotal member of the Team GB

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Source: World Rugby

Fiji qualify for Tokyo

Fiji became the ninth women’s team to confirm their place at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after reaching the final of the Oceania Rugby Sevens Championship, while Australia’s men will join their women’s team in Japan after also getting the job done at the ANZ Stadium in Suva, Fiji. Fiji’s qualification route was a lot

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Team GB Tokyo 2020 – Only One Year to go

With only 365 days left until the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, Team GB is spreading Olympic fever across the United Kingdom as the countdown starts in earnest to the next Games. Team GB’s ‘(Only) One Year to Go’ campaign launched as Olympians Greg Rutherford and Beth Tweddle delighted commuters on the tram from Manchester Piccadilly

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Team GB stars dominate New Year’s Honours List

Following a record-breaking year for Team GB, Olympic athletes have once again been recognised in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list. The list of awards includes a damehood for Katherine Grainger, the first female Olympian to win five medals at five games, for services to rowing and charity; and a damehood for Jessica Ennis-Hill for

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