Women’s 100m Freestyle S8

If you want to cheer yourself up this afternoon,or just want a quick burst of inspiration, jump on to the BBC iPlayer and watch this heat unfold. It only takes a couple of minutes.

Due to low numbers of competitors, all participants will be appearing in the final so you might think they would take it easy – save their strength for the big one later this evening maybe.

Obviously these competitors hadn’t read that script

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Special Olympics GB athletes to represent country at European Summer Games

A team of 49 athletes from across Great Britain – listed below – has been chosen to represent the country at the Special Olympics European Summer Games in Antwerp this September. Tomorrow (Saturday 26th July) marks 50 days until the start of the Games. The GB team will set off on Eurostar from London St Pancras International to Belgium on Tuesday 9th September.

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Day 2:
XX Commonwealth Games

As you can see from our pic snapped on the way to the SECC this morning, it’s a beautiful morning in Glasgow. Tthe mercury set to rise to around 27c today – Perfect weather for visitors to the city to enjoy its parks and green open spaces. Glasgow means ‘dear green place’ after all.

On the Commonwealth parasport schedule today we have Lawn Bowls at Kelvingrove Park, Swimming at the Tollcross Pool, and Cycling at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome.

Let the Games…….continue

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