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Roundshaw’s golden hero Weir faces a BBC date with destiny

David Weir has had a fantastic year, winning four gold medals at the Paralympic Games and several awards as a result, including the Paralympic Sportsman of the Year prize last week from the nation’s sportswriters. But the south Londoner will … Continue reading

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Croydon trio start to scale the Olympian heights in style

It is, in case you had not noticed, Olympic year, and last weekend saw three local athletes put down strong markers for the London Games, with Martyn Rooney and Lawrence Okoye both setting world-leading performances, and wheelchair racer David Weir … Continue reading

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