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Bournemouth have parted company with manager Paul Groves and his assistant Shaun Brooks.

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The body of a crewman who died when his stricken fishing boat sank three months ago has been recovered from the water.

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Leading article: So gifted, yet so refreshingly normal

There are, of course, any number of well-known Olympians. Sir Chris Hoy – who pedalled to a barnstorming fifth gold medal on Thursday – has been a household name since Beijing four years ago. Heptathlete Jessica Ennis became a darling of British sport when she won the world championships in 2009. And as for Bradley Wiggins, he needs no introduction at all. But the most striking aspect of Team GB's performance at London 2012 is the triumph of those who have, until now, laboured far from the limelight.

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Shooting star Peter Wilson claimed Britain's fourth gold medal of London 2012 in the men's double trap.

Ben Ainslie in action in Weymouth

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Three-time gold medallist Ben Ainslie stepped up his gold medal charge today by dramatically cutting Jonas Hogh-Christensen's lead at the top of the Finn standings.

Ben Ainslie in action in Weymouth

Ben Ainslie slips into bronze medal position but Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson impress in Weymouth

Britain’s gold medal prospects were working hard in testing conditions on Weymouth Bay as Ben Ainslie slipped to third in the Finn singlehander but Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson climbed from fifth on the first day to first on the second.

Family pay tribute to Burton Bradstock beach landslide victim Charlotte Blackman

Family and friends of a landslide victim have paid tribute to a “genuine, warm and funny young woman”.

Around 400 tons of rock and mud fell on to the beach near Burton Bradstock

Woman feared dead after cliff crashes down on
to coastal path

23-year-old trapped under 400 tons of rock and mud as collapse hits Dorset tourist spot

Person trapped after Burton Bradstock beach landslide

One person is believed to be trapped under rocks after a landslide at a beach.

No IPCC investigation to take place into Dorset landslide deaths

The police watchdog will not investigate the case of an elderly couple who lay dead in their car for up to 10 days following a landslide.

Landslide victims died 'instantly'

A couple who were killed when a landslide engulfed their car died almost instantly, a coroner said yesterday.

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