As a five-time Paralympian, Sascha Kindred has witnessed first hand how the event's profile has soared over recent editions, but for the 34-year-old the rewards are still solely to be found in the pool.
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Friday 03 August 2012
A popular Somali comic and playwright who mocked Islamist militants for brainwashing children and killing civilians has been shot dead.
Saturday 28 July 2012
Won't somebody think of the children? In these uncertain economic times, even sales of toys and games are not escaping the pain on the High Street – and apparently the Queen is to blame.
Tuesday 24 July 2012
The Olympic Games could be broadcast on pay-per-view Sky TV in future, the Culture Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has hinted.
Saturday 21 July 2012
News Corp's Rupert Murdoch has stepped down as a director from a string of boards overseeing the Sun, Times and Sunday Times newspapers, the company said in an internal memo on today.
Saturday 21 July 2012
If you find Sorkin's latest a bit trite, think on this: at least you're not watching Winter Wipeout
Friday 20 July 2012
America's love affair with British television drama continues to flourish after a host of UK talent received Emmy nominations, with Downton Abbey leading the charge.
Wednesday 18 July 2012
Do they know what "clunge" is in North Dakota? We're soon to find out, with MTV's long-mooted cross-Atlantic adaptation of The Inbetweeners being unveiled on 20 August. A trailer for the show, adapted by the E4 version's creators Iain Morris and Damon Beasley, was revealed earlier this month by MTV (whose recent version of another E4-made hit, Skins, proved controversial, though poorly received).
Saturday 14 July 2012
OK, so I haven't got the faintest idea who the bad guys are, but the car chases are brilliant
Friday 06 July 2012
A television talk show host has sparked outrage in Turkey by saying she believes polygamy should be legalised because "it is written in the Koran".
Sunday 01 July 2012
After upsetting world No 2 Nadal, the Czech is blown away
Friday 29 June 2012
The parents of two-year-old Jamie Heaton, who died in an explosion in Shaw, Greater Manchester, paid tribute to their son today, saying: “Jamie was unique and amazing. We will miss everything about him.”
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