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August 14, 2018 7:50 AM Professor’s delight at Olympic role

The commission provides a “guiding reference for all other sports organisations on matters relating to the protection of the health of athletes”. Mr Pitsiladis said: “Being part of this commission allows important research to be applied from laboratory to the field at the very highest level, such as the Olympic Games. “It also enables the participation 37

August 3, 2018 3:00 AM YorkTest Laboratories hosts 'Damo Day' at The Fox pub to raise funds

YorkTest Laboratories holds an annual family fun day at The Fox in Holgate in memory of their much loved friend and colleague who died following a battle with cancer. All funds raised from Damo Day will go to York Hospital’s Haematology Department, where Damian received cancer treatment before his death in February 2016. Jonathan Brookes, operations 35

July 26, 2018 3:51 PM Southend friends walk marathon for cancer awareness

A MAN who lost his father to prostate cancer has raised £1,600 for charity after taking part in a 26.2-mile walk. Friends and Southend United fans Bob Mays and Jim Harrington, 61, took part in the Men v Prostate Cancer walk from St Albans Football Club to Wembley Arena to raise awareness of the most common cancer in men. They joined 73 other walkers 30

July 16, 2018 3:37 PM Father's heartache after post-mortem finds teen died of blood clot

A post-mortem examination has revealed that the Radcliffe schoolboy died of a blood clot. His father Stephen Platt wants to make people aware of the symptoms his son experienced to try and prevent similar deaths, after receiving the post-mortem findings last Thursday. The 48-year-old, who lives in Cobden Street, Radcliffe, said: "We were told it is very rare for someone 50

July 12, 2018 3:01 AM Land's End to Dover: Lewis Pugh starts 350-mile Long Swim challenge

He hopes to finish the swim in 50 days but the marathon challenge could be his toughest yet. He hopes to complete his 350-mile swim in 50 days - wearing just a cap, trunks and goggles - in order to raise awareness of the need for ocean conservation. His quest is part of the worldwide Action for Oceans campaign, which calls on governments to fully protect 62

July 8, 2018 12:44 PM Boris Johnson brands Theresa May's Brexit plan 'an absolute stinker'

BORIS Johnson has described Theresa May’s Brexit plan as “an absolute stinker” and has warned it will turn off voters despite standing united with Cabinet ministers to back the proposals at Chequers. But the Foreign Secretary told the Prime Minister she would struggle to convince concerned Brexit supporters that her proposals stack up to what they voted 56

July 3, 2018 9:00 AM Southend Colourthon will raise thousands for charities

ORGANISERS of Southend’s Colourthon are gearing up to raise thousands of pounds for charity through their popular annual event. Around 800 people have already signed up to walk a half marathon route in the Moonlight Colourthon or 10k in the Twilight option. Julian Hart, event co-ordinator, explained that participants can choose to walk for any charity 30

June 21, 2018 2:04 PM Man jailed for taking lost race number to realise London Marathon `dream´

A London Marathon impostor who swiped a lost race number to see “a dream come true” has been jailed for 16 weeks. Stanislaw Skupian crossed the finish line with legitimate runner Jake Halliday’s number after spotting it 300 metres from the end of the 26.2-mile race, Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court heard on Thursday. The homeless 38-year-old was pictured 41

June 20, 2018 2:43 PM Vandals smash copies of Egyptian gods' statues in Greek site

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greek authorities say unknown vandals have smashed replicas of Roman-era Egyptian gods on the site of an ancient sanctuary north of Athens. A culture ministry statement Wednesday said the plaster copies of the 2nd-century statues of Isis and Osiris suffered significant damage. It said the attack took place late Tuesday when the site was closed 17

June 15, 2018 4:05 PM Homeless man who picked up marathon runner's lost number to complete the race himself and claim finisher's medal admits fraud

The homeless man who cheated in the London Marathon to be snapped kissing a finisher's medal wearing someone else's number has admitted fraud. A MailOnline exclusive revealed Stanislaw Skupian crossed the finish line after snatching Jake Halliday’s lost number from the floor. The 38-year-old was pictured at the end of the 26.2-mile circuit celebrating 30