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REGIS JOINS LEGENDS IN NATIONAL FOOTBALL MUSEUM HALL OF FAME . —- Cyrille Regis MBE’s trailblazing career has received further recognition after the former England striker was today inducted into the National Football Museum’s Hall of Fame. The prestigious Hall-of-Fame Award was presented to Cyrille’s widow Julia and his brother Dave by former England and ...
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BOA: Gemma Hillier selected as Team GB’s athlete representative for AWBG Opening Ceremony

—- Beach soccer’s Gemma Hillier has been selected as Team GB’s athlete representative for tonight’s Opening Ceremony at the inaugural ANOC World Beach Games in Doha, Qatar. Gosport born Hillier played for Portsmouth for 18 years and was the first female player in the UK to be nominated in a men’s hall of fame before ...
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IAAF response to false claims made by athlete regarding DSD treatment

—- While we have not seen the full open letter from French athletes, as reported by AFP today, we feel compelled to respond to this story in the strongest terms. The IAAF does not advise, nor has it ever advised, an athlete on a preferred treatment route.  The IAAF encourages relevant athletes to seek independent, ...
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FAW Trust appoint David Adams as new technical director

—- The FAW Trust is pleased to announce that David Adams has been appointed the new Technical Director. The appointment follows a robust recruitment and selection process, during which Adams emerged as the stand out candidate. He starts his new role at the beginning of November. Adams achieved his UEFA Pro Licence in 2011 and ...
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New Faroese Government reaffirms commitment to Olympic campaign

Tórshavn, Faroe Islands: Newly appointed Prime Minister of Faroe Islands, Bárður á Steig Nielsen, has reaffirmed the nation’s commitment to sport and gaining Olympic recognition. The Prime Minister is part of a new government formed following the recent general election on the Faroe Islands. He took office on 14 September 2019.   Prime Minister Nielsen, ...
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Dame Heather Rabbatts launches Women’s Sports Group

  The Women’s Sports Group (WSG) set to drive profile, support and value to advance the global rise of women’s sport    London: Dame Heather Rabbatts, DBE, Chair of strategic communications agency Vero Communications, has announced the launch of the Women’s Sports Group – a new sports partnership aimed at creating compelling opportunities to promote, ...
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