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How one community transformed a neglected wasteland – and built a thriving £150,000 skate park for £7,000

In what was once an abandoned wasteland filled with overgrown bushes and piles of rubbish, now lies one of Birmingham’s most exciting, ambitious and unique community spaces. Built by the community for the community, DIY Bournbrook is the first skate park built entirely by volunteers in the country. For years …

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Stoke students aim for gold after inspirational Paralympic visit

Pictured: Ian Marsden trains during the Team GB Tokyo 2020 paracanoe squad announcement at the National Water Sports Center in Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham. (Image: Jacob King/PA Wire). Submitted by Ormiston Academies Pupils at a school in Stoke-on-Trent have been inspired to ‘go for the gold’ after an award-winning Paralympian visited …

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Our Town: A Botanical Artist’s Studio Blossoms With New Works

Our Town: A Botanical Artist’s Studio Blossoms With New Works Botanical art is at the intersection of art and science, says botanical artist Jean Emmons. Editor’s Note: “Our Town” is an occasional column, presented in partnership with the Visual Artists of Vashon Island, spotlighting members of Vashon’s vibrant visual arts. …

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Svitolina became aware, as the earth disappeared from the community

Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina explained that during her career she received many offers to change her nationality. The famous Ukrainian woman in an interview with Dmitry Gordon admitted that she was offered to take the citizenship of England, Australia and several other countries. “When I started my junior career, …

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Top five community success stories of 2021

The badminton community continued to work together in 2021 to bring the sport to as many people as possible. Through creative return-to-play programs, engagement with clubs and players, and the impact of Olympians and Paralympians as accessible role models, the nation’s most played racquet sport has welcomed players new and …

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Golfer Morikawa wins DP World Tour

First published in the November 25 print issue of Outlook Vallée Soleil. La Cañada Flintridge native Collin Morikawa made golf history once again by winning the DP World Championship and becoming the first American to win the title of the European Tour’s Race to Dubai.The La Cañada high school graduate …

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Santa Claus is coming back to town

Santa and Mrs Claus won’t be arriving in their Grosse Pointe-themed sleigh this year – it was recently auctioned off by Grosse Pointe Park – but they will still wave to the crowd from a special vehicle during the Santa Claus Parade de Grosse Pointe November 26. Advertising GROSSE POINTE …

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Langer becomes oldest Champions Tour winner

RICHMOND, Virginia – Bernhard Langer became the oldest winner in PGA Tour champion history on Sunday when the 64-year-old birdieed 6 feet on the first hole of the playoffs to beat Doug Barron in the Dominion Energy Charity Classic. The German star raised both arms in the air after winning …

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In Tokyo, social platforms make pandemic Olympics shine

TOKYO – A condom fixed Jessica Fox’s canoe, and skateboarder Jagger Eaton celebrated her bronze medal by streaming live on Instagram. Margielyn Didal “let” Tony Hawk take a photo with her and post it on Facebook. The stability of the cardboard framed beds in the Athletes’ Village have been tested …

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In Tokyo, Social Media Platforms Help Shine Pandemic Olympics – NBC New York

What there is to know Olympians are using social media platforms to give viewers insight into the games. Sunisa Lee and Ilonna Maher are among the many athletes using social platforms to document their journey during the games. The video sharing app, TikTok, is popular with young audiences and athletes. …

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In Tokyo, social platforms help pandemic Olympics shine – The Durango Herald

Margielyn Didal of the Philippines, left, and Rayssa Leal of Brazil are seen after the women’s street skateboard final at the 2020 Summer Olympics on July 26 in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis) Ben Curtis TOKYO — A condom fixed Jessica Fox’s canoe, and skateboarder Jagger Eaton celebrated his bronze medal …

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India Nethra rivals sailors, nature in Tokyo

By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, July 25 (SocialNews.XYZ) 23-year-old Indian K. Nethra will not only face more than 40 competitors, but will also face nature in the sailing event of the ongoing Tokyo Olympics. Sailing is an event where Mother Nature can be both your friend and your enemy. A favorable …

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