Sport

Kingston University graduate Asha Philip gets a hero’s welcome after scooping Olympic bronze in relay at Rio

A Kingston University graduate has returned home to a rapturous reception after a bronze medal-winning performance as part of the  Team GB women’s relay squad at the Rio Olympics. Sprinter Asha Philip, who studied drama at Kingston University London from 2009

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Greyhound racing in peril as Khan backs AFC Wimbledon plans

The last greyhound track in London is facing extinction after the mayor, Sadiq Khan, agreed the site should be used for a new stadium for the football club AFC Wimbledon. Plans for the Plough Lane development outline a 20,000-seat stadium,

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Olympic swimming champion makes waves at Chessington’s pop up pool

Olympic swimming champion, Adam Whitehouse, treated students at Chessington Community College to a special assembly and free swimming lesson, marking the success of the pop up pool in South of the Borough. An impressive 680 people have visited the pool

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Ultra runner sets new 12-hour treadmill world record at Kingston University

Ultra runner Susie Chan has set a new 12-hour treadmill world record with the support of sport science and exercise experts from Kingston University. The 40 year old, from Farnham, Surrey, ran a total distance of 68.54 miles (110.3km) in

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Kingston sportspeople celebrated at annual awards ceremony

Athletes and coaches in Kingston were celebrated by the Mayor and Mayoress of the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, Councillor Roy Arora and Manisha Arora, and Councillor Andrea Craig at the annual Kingston Sports Awards ceremony on Wednesday 9 December.

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