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Trailblazing Paralympian Margaret Maughan dies aged 91

Trailblazing Paralympian Margaret Maughan dies aged 91

Margaret Maughan, Great Britain’s first Paralympic champion, has died at the age of 91. Maughan won the landmark gold medal in archery at the 1960 Paralympics in Rome and went on to compete at five more Games. She was a strong advocate for the Paralympic movement and lit the cauldron during the opening ceremony of…MORE

Runner completes 19 marathons in 19 days for coronavirus relief

A runner from the Isle of Man has gone the distance — and beyond — to raise money for coronavirus relief. Christian Varley finished his final 26.2-mile effort between Peel and the island’s capital of Douglas in four hours and 39 minutes, his 19th marathon in 19 days. In the nearly three-week test of endurance,…MORE