VIDEO: On your marks to join Britain's top athletes in #teamparkrun events on August 19

On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic superstars taking part in #teamparkrun 5k events all over the UK on August 19.

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Rio Olympics: What was your Team GB highlight?

Great Britain won 27 gold medals in a stunning total of 67 in the Rio Olympics.

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VIDEO: Rio 2016 day 13 highlights

It was back to winning ways for Team GB yesterday, securing a further two gold medals.

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VIDEO: Rio 2016 Day 12 highlights

A quieter day for Team GB following what has been an incredibly successful Olympics so far.

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VIDEO: Rio 2016 day 11 highlights

Team GB are sitting strong in second place of the Olympic medal table after another great performance in Rio.
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VIDEO: Rio 2016 day 10 highlights

Medals in the cycling, hammer and dressage see Team GB hold second place in the Rio Olympic table.

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VIDEO: Team GB climb to second in the Rio 2016 medal table

Super Saturday turned into Super Sunday with Team GB posting their most successful medal haul since 1908.
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Super Saturday: Rio 2016 day eight highlights

Watch our round-up from day eight at Rio 2016.


Rio - Day Seven

A round-up of the best bits from the Rio Olympics on day seven
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Great Britain's Jenny Meadows at the European Championships

Meadows steps into retirement

Jenny Meadows announced her retirement from athletics tonight.

Great Britain's Jenny Meadows after winning a Bronze Medal in the Women's 800m at the European Championships in 2010

Meadows has funding cut by GB athletics

TWO Wigan Harriers experienced contrasting fortunes when the Lottery funding list was published.


Holly vaulting ambition

Ever fancied having a go at the pole vault?

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Supporter Barrie pays Meadows a visit

PHILANTHROPIST Barrie Wells has jetted out to South Africa to visit Wigan athlete Jenny Meadows – one of the Olympic hopefuls he generously supports.

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Jenny’s fitness pledge

JENNY MEADOWS vowed to be fit for the European Championships – despite a calf injury ruling her out of Sunday’s 800m final at the UK Championships.

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JENNY Meadows reflects on her return to the stadium where her Great Britain career started just days after winning silver in the world  indoor 800m.

Golden shot

WIGAN’S top athlete is eyeing Olympic glory... and not just for herself!

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