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800-plus players from around the world set for Sheffield’s booming Youdan Trophy – The Star


The Star

800-plus players from around the world set for Sheffield's booming Youdan Trophy
The Star
Representatives from Manchester United to Houston Dynamo, Newcastle United to FC Basel and Everton to Kawaski Frontale are lining up against quality opposition from as far afield as Iran and South Africa plus teams from Sheffield's big two clubs, …

Liverpool first to answer call for British cities’ 2022 Commonwealth Games bid – The Guardian


The Guardian

Liverpool first to answer call for British cities’ 2022 Commonwealth Games bid
The Guardian
Liverpool has launched a bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games after the government called on UK cities to formulate plans for how to stage the event after it emerged in March that Durban in South Africa could not afford to hold them. In 2014

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Tributes to Peterborough medal winning weightlifter and detective – Peterborough Telegraph


Peterborough Telegraph

Tributes to Peterborough medal winning weightlifter and detective
Peterborough Telegraph
Tim said: “Although he rarely spoke of it, Ben represented the UK and Peterborough in the 1994 Commonwealth Games , held in Victoria, Canada, the first games to see the return of South Africa following their 30 year absence during the apartheid era.

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Liverpool’s homeless people reveal what it’s really like to sleep rough – Liverpool Echo


Liverpool Echo

Liverpool’s homeless people reveal what it’s really like to sleep rough
Liverpool Echo
One Liverpool man called Paul, who’s 41, told Elizabeth of how he lived in South Africa and Spain for many years, working as an English teacher. However he lost everything after becoming addicted to drugs. His friend Marcel, 29, from Pensby in Wirral

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Ex-Cardiff, Wales and Lions three-quarter Gareth Griffiths dies – BBC News


BBC News

Ex-Cardiff, Wales and Lions three-quarter Gareth Griffiths dies
BBC News
Griffiths was the last survivor of that Cardiff win over the All Blacks. He also won three Lions Test caps in South Africa in 1955. Cardiff said in a statement on their website: “He was a true great of the game and brought great credit on himself and

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