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Know diabetes, fight diabetes

Sir Steve Redgrave

November this year marks the twentieth anniversary of when I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Having been at four Olympics, I thought my chances of competing in another one were non-existent but I quickly learned from medical professionals that the condition can be managed. Having said that, reaching my ...

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Whyte faces Wach in Heavyweight crunch clash at The O2

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Big guns clash on June 3 in Greenwich – Buglioni defends British belt against Summers Dillian Whyte returns to action in a crunch Heavyweight clash with Mariusz Wach at The O2 in London on June 3, live on Sky Sports. Whyte is back in the saddle after his epic battle ...

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Help is at hand! Dementia Awareness Week

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This month we mark Dementia Awareness Week. Did your readers know that an estimated 225,000 people will develop dementia this year alone – that’s one every three minutes – and, with people in the UK living longer than ever before, the threat of developing age related conditions such as dementia ...

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Summer Lecture Series at Middleton Hall

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Sunday 7th May, Wednesday 24th May, Wednesday 14th June & Sunday 16th July Francis Willughby (1635-1672) was an influential figure in the study of natural science in the seventeenth century, his discoveries and works form part of the foundation of our modern understanding on the subject. These four lectures, given ...

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YAFAI DEFENDS WORLD CROWN IN BIRMINGHAM ON MAY 13

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Second City’s first World king gets homecoming first defence Kal Yafai will make the first defence of his WBA World Super-Flyweight title at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham on Saturday May 13, live on Sky Sports. Yafai became Birmingham’s first World champion with a dominant performance over Luis Concepcion in Manchester ...

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CORDINA KICKS OFF FIGHT NIGHT AT WEMBLEY STADIUM

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Welshman to open blockbuster night on Saturday Joe Cordina will open the blockbuster show at Wembley Stadium Connected by EE on Saturday night, live on Sky Sports Box Office. A draw to see where the three Team GB Rio Olympians would box on the bill was made a JD Sports in central ...

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QUIGG VS SIMION ORDERED AS IBF WORLD TITLE ELIMINATOR

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Winner of Wembley clash could face Selby next Scott Quigg’s showdown with Viorel Simion has been ordered as an IBF World Featherweight eliminator on Saturday night at Wembley Stadium Connected by EE, live on Sky Sports Box Office. Quigg returns to the UK to fight for the first time under new trainer ...

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BILLY JOE SAUNDERS PROMISES TO MAKE KHURTSIDZE LOOK ‘STUPID’

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Birmingham’s Tommy Langford was beaten by Avtandil Khurtsidze with a fifth-round stoppage as the Brooklyn-based Georgian claimed the Interim WBO Middleweight belt to set up an intriguing bout against undefeated WBO World Champion Billy Joe Saunders. Khurtsidze came out swinging, putting Langford under relentless pressure from the off. He caught Langford a couple ...

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