UK Sport

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Name: UK Sport
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

There are still far too many hurdles for transgender sportsmen and women to overcome

The response from the sporting community to Kellie Maloney’s announcement that she has transitioned has been overwhelmingly positive. But it raises questions, too. What if Maloney had been a boxer in her prime, rather than a promoter some years retired? ... [Published The Independent - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

How female cyclists can combat saddle soreness | Environment

Saddle soreness is probably the number one complaint among women who cycle. No topic rears its head more often on my club’s Facebook group and yet there is very little satisfactory advice on how to solve the problem.According to Phil Burt, head physiotherapist ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Gillings's new business venture, following funding withdrawal

Manx snowboardcrosser Zoe Gillings is not letting a cut in funding deter her.Her UK Sport funding was withdrawn again, after she came ninth at the Winter Olympics in Sochi earlier this year.She's once again turned to setting up her own business, like ... [Published Isleofman.com - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Student aiming for gold at Tokyo

An 18-year-old sports star of the future who went to school in Newcastle has her eyes firmly fixed on winning gold at the Tokyo Olympics in 2020 after achieving the A-level results she wanted.Beth Gill, who studied at Newcastle High School for Girls, ... [Published Wharfvalley - Aug 14 2014]
Entities: Tokyo, UK Sport, Sport
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

GB JUMPING TEAM ANNOUNCED FOR WORLD EQUESTRIAN GAMES

British Showjumping has today announced the UK Sport National Lottery funded Great Britain squad to contest the FEI Alltech World Equestrian Games 2014, which takes place in Normandy, France (23 August – 7 September, with the jumping competition taking ... [Published Eventing Worldwide - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 2 reports

NICOLA WILSON AND HARRY MEADE SELECTED FOR GBR WEG SQUAD

GBR Eventing squad confirmed ahead of WEGBritish riders Harry Meade and Nicola Wilson have been called up to join this year’s 2014 Senior Eventing Squad following the withdrawal of Pippa Funnell (Billy Beware) and Izzy Taylor (Allercombe Ellie)  ahead ... [Published Eventing Worldwide - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

pa GB BACKED FOR GREAT SUCCESS IN RIO 14:39, 05 August 2014

By Press AssociationPublished: 09:39 EST, 5 August 2014 | Updated: 09:39 EST, 5 August 2014Team GB are on track to become the first ever nation to win more Olympic and Paralympic medals after hosting the Games, according to UK Sport.Britain produced ... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 2 reports

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Talbot seventh as the Jamaicans dominate

Breaking news Updated 9:26pm Thursday 31st July 2014 in Latest News By Dan BarnesDanny Talbot finished seventh in the men's 200 final at the Commonwealth Games tonightDANNY Talbot finished seventh as Jamaica pulled off a clean sweep in the men's 200m ... [Published This Is Wiltshire - Jul 31 2014]
Entities: UK Sport, Jamaica, Tornado
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Jubliant Jazz takes the gold

Breaking news Updated 7:43pm Monday 28th July 2014 in Latest News By Dan BarnesJazz Carlin dives off the block on her way to winning the women's 800m final at Glasgow 2014 tonightJAZZ Carlin once again smashed the Commonwealth Games women's 800m freestyle ... [Published This Is Wiltshire - Jul 28 2014]
Entities: UK Sport, Glasgow, Wales
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Halford completes medal hat-trick

Breaking news Updated 11:15am Saturday 26th July 2014 in Latest News By Dan BarnesLaura Halford celebrates with her individual ball bronze medal this morningCRICKLADE gymnast Laura Halford clinched her third medal of the Commonwealth Games this morning ... [Published This Is Wiltshire - Jul 26 2014]
Entities: UK Sport, Silver, Glasgow, Wales
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Referendum round-up: Glasgow 2014 | Vince Cable

CATCH up on the latest news, opinion, video and analysis on Scottish independence from Scotland and beyond in this daily round-up from our dedicated referendum website.TODAY’S MAIN NEWS:The Scottish Government will attempt to negotiate a share of UK Sport ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

'Yes' Vote 'Should Not Halt Sports Funding'

National News supplied byThe sporting impact of independence will be thrown into sharp focus today when Scottish athletes march behind the Saltire at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.Should Scotland vote for independence, Scottish ... [Published Channel 103 - Jul 23 2014]

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...He recommends you start with a new saddle level, and then tip it ever so slightly downwards if it doesn’t feel right after a good few miles. "Those suffering from genital numbness often find huge relief in angling the saddle down a degree or two. The shape of some people’s anatomy requires this to help roll the perineum and other tissues out of harm’s way." He says there is no good reason for tilting it up slightly – some people claim this is so they don’t slide forwards on the saddle, but Burt says this...
"Grades are important but so too is the rest of life and extra-curricular activities getting involved in sport and music, you need to work hard but can't drive yourself into the ground trying to achieve that."
"I am of course delighted that Annie Clover has been selected to go to WEG, she is a horse that my mum bought as a four-year-old and I have always thought so much of her. She is still only a young horse but we have built up a strong partnership over the last six years and she has been so consistent in all of her three-day events to date."
"The evidence suggests our sports have the collective capability to do it with the continued support of all the partners in the system."

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There are still far too many hurdles for transg... [Published The Independent - Aug 15 2014]
Northumberland girls celebrate A-Level success [Published Northumberland Gazette - Aug 15 2014]
How female cyclists can combat saddle soreness ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 14 2014]
Gillings's new business venture, following fund... [Published Isleofman.com - Aug 14 2014]
How female cyclists can combat saddle soreness [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 14 2014]
Student aiming for gold at Tokyo [Published Wharfvalley - Aug 14 2014]
Britain aims high with WEG jumping team [Published HorseTalk.co.nz - Aug 11 2014]
GB JUMPING TEAM ANNOUNCED FOR WORLD EQUESTRIAN ... [Published Eventing Worldwide - Aug 11 2014]
Ellie Simmonds breaks her own world record in 2... [Published Posability - Aug 08 2014]
NICOLA WILSON AND HARRY MEADE SELECTED FOR GBR ... [Published Eventing Worldwide - Aug 05 2014]
Meade, Wilson named to Britain’s WEG eventing s... [Published HorseTalk.co.nz - Aug 05 2014]
Meade and Wilson get WEG call-up [Published Horse & Country - Aug 05 2014]
pa GB BACKED FOR GREAT SUCCESS IN RIO 14:39, 05... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 05 2014]
Debbie Lye : Glasgow 2014 - The Legacy Question [Published Huffington Post UK - Aug 05 2014]
Anorexia Athletica: How Female Body Image and S... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 05 2014]
TEAM FAIRFAX PONIES NARROWLY BEATEN INTO FOURTH [Published Noodls - Aug 02 2014]
KEEP UP WITH THE GB PONY SQUAD IN MILLSTREET [Published Eventing Worldwide - Aug 02 2014]
DEPEL STEPS DOWN FROM POST [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 01 2014]
Team GBR Squad for the Dublin FEI Furusiyya 5* ... [Published Noodls - Jul 31 2014]
COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Talbot seventh as the Jamai... [Published This Is Wiltshire - Jul 31 2014]
COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Talbot into 200m final [Published This Is Wiltshire - Jul 31 2014]
2 billion reasons to take shooting seriously [Published The Coffee House | Politics and News Discussion ... - Jul 30 2014]
Commonwealth Games track bikes – gallery [Published Bike Radar - Jul 30 2014]
Peter Wilson misrepresented by BBC’s Countryfile [Published Shooting UK - Jul 29 2014]
COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Jubliant Jazz takes the gold [Published This Is Wiltshire - Jul 28 2014]
INDIVIDUAL GOLD AND BRONZE FOR TEAM FAIRFAX [Published Noodls - Jul 28 2014]
TEAM FAIRFAX CHILDREN FINISH 5TH IN TEAMS BUT L... [Published Noodls - Jul 27 2014]
COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Talbot’s got a Common goal [Published This Is Wiltshire - Jul 27 2014]
TEAM FAIRFAX JUNIORS TRIUMPH AT EUROPEAN CHAMPI... [Published Noodls - Jul 26 2014]
COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Halford completes medal hat... [Published This Is Wiltshire - Jul 26 2014]
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