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16 Aug

Village People

Olympic kit of GB and Iraq

The White House, the Playboy Mansion and the Olympic Village – possibly the three places to stay in the world that create the most intrigue. Well, I can reveal that I have stayed in one of those three places. So, if you want some juicy tit-bits… read on, writes Chris Broadbent.

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3 Aug

Helping Out And Having Fun

Eddie Izzard2012 and the magic of the London Olympics ‘crystallised’ a phenomenon that had been bubbling for a number of years – the role of volunteers in modern sport. Of course, all kinds of sporting activities have been made possible for many years by people offering their time and supporting clubs, events, organisations etc. But today volunteering seems to have captured the public’s imagination and is achieving great things especially in running.

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27 Jul

Dopey Decision On Russia

Mariya SavinovaReally? No Russian ban? What exactly does a country have to do to be banned from the Olympics? The International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) decision this week not to enforce a blanket ban on the nation from the Rio Games has been met with disbelief and despair. Both from competitors and national governing bodies, writes Chris Broadbent 

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6 Jul

Practice Makes Perfect?

Running GoalsThe old adage: 'Practice makes perfect', has always been regarded as highly relevant in mastering the skills of running but not according to runABC writer, coach, runner and self-confessed pedant, Alan Newman, who believes it is only perfect practice that makes perfect.

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22 Jun

Make It Memorable

FlossyThese days anyone who is fundraising is likely doing so online. That is, making use of one of the many fundraising websites that allow people to donate money digitally. No need for a paper sponsor form these days! But how can you make sure that your fundraising page is effective and has the desired effect of gleaning as much money from your supporters as possible? Here we look at five ways you can enhance the success of your fundraising page.

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