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Super six ICON athletes end 2016 in style

Super six ICON athletes end 2016 in style

Thu, 01 Dec 2016

A super six of ICON bursary recipients have been excelling in recent competition.

Caitlin Williams and Scarlett Williams (pictured right) were part of the Nottingham Gymnastics Academy won the prestigious... Read More »

Reasons to celebrate for ICON trio

Reasons to celebrate for ICON trio

Sat, 26 Nov 2016

ICON bursary programme taekwondo duo Aaron Cobley and Jessica Lear (pictured right) have enjoyed a successful British Championships.

The two members of the Heart of England UITF Elite, who train in Alfreton,... Read More »

DIS' Grace enjoys World Junior Championship experience with England

DIS' Grace enjoys World Junior Championship experience with England

Fri, 18 Nov 2016

Grace King is eyeing more success at badminton's World Junior Championships after helping England clinch a seventh place finish in her first appearance at the event.

The Derbyshire Institute of Sport (DIS)... Read More »

Amber Valley's talented young athletes awarded ICON bursaries

Amber Valley's talented young athletes awarded ICON bursaries

Wed, 16 Nov 2016

Some of the Amber Valley's most talented sports stars have been inducted onto the 2016-17 ICON programme that boasts summer Olympic and Paralympic medallists Adam Peaty and Lewis White as previous recipients.... Read More »

Successful comeback for Woolgar after six-month illness

Successful comeback for Woolgar after six-month illness

Wed, 16 Nov 2016

Derbyshire Institute of Sport (DIS) golfer George Woolgar has put the tropical infection that kept him out of action all summer firmly behind him by winning his first event back.

The Chesterfield player,... Read More »

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