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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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Three final day golds give Team GB second place finish at Baku 2019

Gold medals from young tennis star Matilda Mutavdzic and gymnasts Ondine Achampong and Raekwon Baptiste ensured Team GB end Baku 2019 second in the medal table after a successful final day at the European Youth Olympic Festival. Mutavdzic was guaranteed at least silver having won her girls’ singles semi-final yesterday and made light work of her big-hitting Russian

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Team GB announces athletes for the Baku 2019

The British Olympic Association has today confirmed the 44 athletes selected to represent Team GB at the Baku 2019 European Olympic Festival (EYOF). Baku 2019 will see around 2,500 athletes from 48 European nations come together to compete across 10 Olympic sports from 21st-27th July. Team GB’s athletes, who will all be aged 14-17 at

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Minsk 2019 European Games: Day 10 Review

On the final day of competition at the European Games in Minsk, Team GB added seven medals, including three golds, to place them ninth in the table with 23 medals in total. Badminton was undoubtedly one of the success stories of the Games with five medals from a possible seven events. Marcus Ellis and Lauren

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Ellis selected to carry flag at Closing Ceremony

Double European Games gold medallist Marcus Ellis has been given the honour of being Team GB’s flagbearer at tonight’s Closing Ceremony. The badminton athlete will lead the British delegation after a fine seven days of competition at Minsk 2019, which saw him secure gold in the men’s doubles yesterday with Chris Langridge, before following up

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Minsk 2019 European Games: Day Eight Review

Megan Barker, Jess Roberts, Jenny Holl and Josie Knight were one of five Team GB medals on day eight, winning silver medal in the women’s team pursuit cycling, with four boxing bronze medals also secured. The cyclists attained the fastest spot in the first round with a time of 4.21.023 to land them a place

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