Rebecca Adlington

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Name: Rebecca Adlington
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Commonwealth Games 2014: Jazz Carlin takes freestyle gold for Wales | Sport

It was a performance full of soul and all that Jazz, an 800m freestyle victory that made history for Wales and ensured the red dragon flew highest at Tollcross. Land of my Fathers played out for a female athlete at a Commonwealth pool for the first time ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 29 2014]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Manchester's favourite woman to be immortalised in statue form - and you can vote on who it will be

Councillors are set to agree proposal for landmark figure, which would be unveiled in 2019 to mark 100 years of women's suffrageA bid to immortalise Manchester ’s favourite woman in statue form is expected to be signed off tomorrow.The M.E.N. revealed ... [Published Manchester Evening News - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Commonwealth Games: Uttoxeter swimmer Peaty says there's so much...

DREAMLAND ... Adam Peaty.Comments (0)ADAM Peaty admitted he was in dreamland after beating his idol and reigning Olympic champion Cameron van der Burgh to take 100m breaststroke gold in Glasgow.Despite Olympic silver medallist, and the Scottish pin up ... [Published Burton Mail - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

What the papers say - July 28

England's Laura Trott shook off a kidney infection to win Gold in the Women's Points Race at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome, reports the Telegraph.Several papers discuss the conditions that ministers will give for a big expansion of fracking across Britain. ... [Published BT.com - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Commonwealth Games gold for City of Derby's Adam Peaty

CITY of Derby swimmer Adam Peaty won gold in tonight's men's 100m breaststroke final at the Commonwealth Games.The 19-year-old from Uttoxeter set a new British and Commonwealth Games record as he won in 58.94 at Glasgow's Tollcross Pool.Peaty finished ... [Published Derby Telegraph - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Frankie Boyle to close Edinburgh TV Festival

CONTROVERSIAL comic Frankie Boyle is to be top slot at the Edinburgh International Television Festival.The outspoken comedian recently returned to the BBC following a four-year absence from television and will get the opportunity to tell TV bosses what ... [Published Edinburgh Evening News - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Commonwealth Games 2014: Why weight of pressure rests easy on Michael Jamieson’s shoulders

Glasgow is a city that likes a slogan. "People make Glasgow" is the current fancy but the most famous came back in the dark depths of the 1980s when "Glasgow’s miles better" was accompanied by a grinning Mr Happy. Michael Jamieson was born in the city ... [Published The Independent - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

TV Preview- The Commonwealth Games get underway tonight!

The Commonwealth Games have finally arrived and until they conclude on the third of August, BBC1, BBC2 and BBC3 will all be covering the Games as fully as possible.This is the third time that Scotland has hosted the Games, having done so previously in ... [Published Carrick Gazette - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Issue 1112

As the Commonwealth Games prepares to kick off in Glasgow next week, our gallus cover (with the city’s most famous statue – Google Glasgow Statue Cone!) is a celebration of Big Issue vendors’ Glasgow spirit – and inside we have their guide to the very ... [Published The Big Issue - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Rebecca Adlington OBE : My Swim Stars To Watch

A big hello to all the swim fans out there, I hope you're looking forward to the summer of sport that is just around the corner with some big international competitions on the horizon.I've had the privilege of working with the swimming team since my retirement ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Come in, the water’s lovely –and it’s free!

MORE than 40,000 free swimming lessons are being offered to Basildon youngsters.Everyone Active, which runs Basildon Sporting Village and Wickford swimming pool for Basildon Council, has announced the classes for five to 11-year-olds.The scheme has the ... [Published Southend Standard - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 3 reports

Fiona Bruce attacks ‘hideously misogynistic' online abuse received by famous women

Fiona Bruce has criticised the "hideously misogynistic" online abuse many high-profile women receive. "I'm astonished at the freedom with which a depressingly large number of men feel they can just say what they want and write the most hideously misogynistic ... [Published The Independent - Jul 01 2014]

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Four-time Olympic medallist Rebecca Adlington, commentating for the BBC, said: " "molly renshaw is in her first big major meet and she wins a bronze medal, that is great for her.""

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Manchester's favourite woman to be immortalised... [Published Manchester Evening News - 15 hours ago]
Spiky Clyde is no wallflower, but has he got st... [Published Conversation UK - 16 hours ago]
Commonwealth Games 2014: Jazz Carlin takes free... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 29 2014]
Commonwealth Games: Uttoxeter swimmer Peaty say... [Published Burton Mail - Jul 28 2014]
What the papers say - July 28 [Published BT.com - Jul 28 2014]
Commonwealth Games gold for City of Derby's Ada... [Published Derby Telegraph - Jul 26 2014]
Commonwealth Games bronze medal for Ripley swim... [Published Derby Telegraph - Jul 26 2014]
Frankie Boyle to close Edinburgh TV Festival [Published Edinburgh Evening News - Jul 25 2014]
Frankie Boyle set for Edinburgh TV festival [Published The Scotsman - Jul 25 2014]
TV Preview- The Commonwealth Games get underway... [Published Carrick Gazette - Jul 23 2014]
Commonwealth Games 2014: Why weight of pressure... [Published The Independent - Jul 22 2014]
Sir Chris Hoy - How to win Gold on BBC1: TV Review [Published The Sentinel - Jul 22 2014]
Ashfield: Swim scheme that is making a splash [Published Hucknall Dispatch - Jul 22 2014]
Issue 1112 [Published The Big Issue - Jul 21 2014]
How do you win a Gold Medal? Sir Chris Hoy got ... [Published Hull Daily Mail - Jul 20 2014]
Facilities Show Completes its Own Move in Style... [Published FinanzNachrichten.de - Jul 18 2014]
O'CONNOR IGNORES RANKINGS PRESSURE [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 18 2014]
London Architecture Comprises 50% Of Award Shor... [Published Londonist - Jul 17 2014]
Royal Mint releases Commonweal​th Games 50p coi... [Published Retail Bulletin - Jul 17 2014]
HALSALL SEES BRIGHT FUTURE [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 16 2014]
I lost my memory out of the blue [Published Southern Daily Echo - Jul 15 2014]
Rebecca Adlington OBE : My Swim Stars To Watch [Published Huffington Post UK - Jul 13 2014]
Siobhan-Marie O’Connor: Swimmer knows she needs... [Published The Independent - Jul 10 2014]
Case study: Dove hosts Google Hangout debate on... [Published Net Imperative - Jul 10 2014]
Come in, the water’s lovely –and it’s free! [Published Southend Standard - Jul 08 2014]
‘Fountaindale Five’ aim high for school [Published Hucknall Dispatch - Jul 05 2014]
Vote: Which woman would you like to see immorta... [Published Manchester Evening News - Jul 04 2014]
Together for Short Lives looks back on successf... [Published EHospice - Jul 03 2014]
Together for Short Lives looks back on another ... [Published EHospice - Jul 02 2014]
International charity launches cookbook [Published Malton Gazette and Herald - Jul 02 2014]
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Australia Shark Killing Campaign Fails to Hit T... [Published Breitbart Feed - May 08 2014]
More than 170 sharks have been caught off the coast of Australia stemming from a controversial policy seeking to reduce the threat of shark attacks on humans. According to reports , 50 were shot on site, 20 died while caught in hooks, and 90 were ...
Why do female serial killers get mythologised?|... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Mar 02 2014]
Male murderers are never subjected to the sort of sexualisation that surrounds Joanna Dennehy The case of Joanna Dennehy , the first British woman to receive a whole-life tariff from a judge, is extremely disturbing. The 31-year-old mother-of-two's ...
Dear Rebecca Adlington, they're the ugly ones |... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Feb 24 2014]
This is my message to the best British swimmer of her generation. If you've had a 'nose shrink', it's OK. I've got your back Dear Rebecca Adlington, You don't know me, but I've been a fan of yours for a while. I'm as impressed by the dignified way ...
To bring girls into sport, get rid of old ideas... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Feb 22 2014]
Helen Grant, the sports minister, was clumsy when she said some sports were unfeminine, but there is a real issue here It happened overnight. One minute, I was flying down the wing like a character out of Bunty, my only worry in life that I would lose ...
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