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July 21, 2017 3:55 PM Dad thanks hospital for saving his baby son's life by signing up for Great West Run

A dad whose newborn son had water on his lungs and spent four weeks the neonatal unit at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital is now on a fundraising mission to show his thanks for the care they provided. Shane Peters, of Cullompton, has signed up for Exeter's half marathon the Great West Run in October in aid of the unit. His son Raife was born at the RD&E in early 46

July 21, 2017 7:25 AM AP PHOTOS: Triathlete trains others with paralysis

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (AP) - Beth Sanden crashed her bike after hitting a wet, broken patch of asphalt during a race 15 years ago. The elite Southern California Ironman athlete was paralyzed. She thought her days of competing were over, along with her career as a personal trainer and triathlon coach - but they were just beginning. After regaining partial 10

July 15, 2017 10:19 AM Shuttleworth´s move to open water pays off with World Championship bronze

Britain’s Tim Shuttleworth claimed five-kilometres open water bronze at the World Championships in Budapest on Saturday. Shuttleworth competed at the Rio Olympics in the pool and was competing at his first World Championships in the event, which is half the Olympic open water distance. France’s Marc-Antoine Olivier won gold in 54 minutes 31.40 seconds 13

July 11, 2017 6:00 AM Obese woman loses 12.5st to run half marathon – you won’t believe what she looks like now

ROSALYNN BARTLETT has lost an incredible 12.5st in just two years. In January 2015, Rosalynn Bartlett decided to overhaul her life. At the time she was 24st 4lbs and had been significantly overweight for the past 13 years. The 40-year-old said: “I had gained enough that my weight was affecting my life, with swollen ankles, breathlessness and constant 79

July 8, 2017 7:00 AM Road closures taking place while half marathon happens

THERE will be a number of road closures while the Southend Half Marathon takes place on Sunday. These are the entirety of George Street, Rampart Terrace and Rampart Street from 7am until 1.30pm. All of High Street Shoebury will be closed between 8.45am and 9.30am and Smith Street and Campfield Road from High Street to Ness Road from 8.45am until 9.45am. All roads 27

July 1, 2017 10:35 PM Choi, Kang share lead at Women's PGA Championship

South Korea's Chella Choi and American Danielle Kang, each seeking her first major title, both birdied the 18th hole to share the lead after Saturday's third round of the Women's PGA Championship. Choi fired a three-under par 67 while Kang shot 68 to leave both on 10-under 203 after 54 holes at Olympia Fields near Chicago in the second major tournament 20

June 28, 2017 10:22 AM Florida woman, 61, is arrested after 'killing her pet chihuahua named Big John Evans by strangling it with its chord' after it bit her in the hand

A woman in Florida has been arrested on animal cruelty charges for allegedly choking to death her pet chihuahua. Alice Evans is accused of strangling the animal, which was called Big John Evans, at her home in Marathon on Saturday. She was arrested after allegedly confessing her crime to medical staff at a local hospital where she went after being bitten 6

June 25, 2017 11:45 AM Cyclist injured in collision with car on Torquay seafront

A cyclist has been taken to hospital after colliding with a car on Torquay seafront. Police and paramedics were called to Torbay Road near the junction with Cockington Lane at 12.15pm. Torbay Road was closed by police adding to the traffic disruption caused by Torbay Half Marathon. There was heavy congestion between Torquay and Paignton. The male cyclist 37

June 24, 2017 12:00 PM Viz founder Simon Donald to compete in Great North Run after MS diagnosis

Simon Donald is running for the Great North Run in aid of the Rock n Raise campaign despite his devastating MS diagnosis Did you hear the one about the comedian taking part in the Great North Run despite having multiple sclerosis. Stop me if you’ve heard it, but stand-up Simon Donald is set to tackle the half marathon. Simon, who co-created the adult 33

June 23, 2017 2:11 PM South African running great robbed of shoes while jogging

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - South Africa's most famous ultra-marathon runner was reportedly mugged at gunpoint while out jogging. Friday's reports say Bruce Fordyce was robbed of his shoes and watch by two men who pulled up next to him in a car and pointed guns at him in the Johannesburg suburb of Westcliff. The Times newspaper quotes Fordyce as saying the muggers 23