Ellie Simmonds

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Ellie Simmonds on Strictly smashes prejudices about what a dancer can be | Cathy Reay
The show’s adaptations of dances for different types of bodies is powerful for those of us who never see ourselves represented, says author Cathy Reay

Cathy Reay

27, Sep, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Strictly Come Dancing to celebrate BBC centenary with themed week
BBC show will also return to Blackpool Tower ballroom after two-year break in new series launching next month

Jessica Murray

21, Aug, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Queen’s platinum jubilee concert 2022: the Platinum Party at the Palace – as it happened
One of the showpiece events for the platinum jubilee is a concert with Queen, Diana Ross, Elton John and more

Stuart Heritage

04, Jun, 2022 @9:51 PM

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Diana Ross, Queen and Lin-Manuel Miranda to play Party at the Palace
Saturday evening’s three-hour event at Buckingham Palace will include musical theatre and pop stars

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

03, Jun, 2022 @3:12 PM

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Ellie Simmonds: A World Without Dwarfism review – are drugs really the answer?
The Paralympian investigates new drugs intended to treat achondroplasia, which some view as the future – and others see as an ‘existential threat’

Lucy Mangan

05, Apr, 2022 @9:00 PM

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Maisie Summers-Newton takes second gold as ParalympicsGB excel in the pool
Summers-Newton took gold again by setting a Paralympic record in the 100m breaststroke, while GB also won the 4x100m mixed freestyle

Paul MacInnes in Tokyo

28, Aug, 2021 @1:51 PM

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Ellie Simmonds: ‘I’ve found the expectations harder as I’ve got older’ | Paul MacInnes
The five-time Paralympic gold medal winner on coping with pressure, life away from the pool and her hopes in Tokyo

Paul MacInnes in Tokyo

24, Aug, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Ellie Simmonds: ‘Going into Rio, swimming for me had been life or death’
Having been pushed to the brink of retirement before the last Paralympics, the swimmer took a year out. Now, reunited with her old coach, she cannot wait for Tokyo, she tells Donald McRae

Donald McRae

11, Jan, 2020 @12:01 AM

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Olympics, World Cups and more: Tom Jenkins' pictures of the decade
The Guardian and Observer sport photographer picks his favourite images from the thousands he shot during the past 10 years

Tom Jenkins

30, Dec, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Ellie Simmonds: ‘I’ve never been bullied. I’m just small’
The champion swimmer, 22, on winning two gold medals at 13, finally meeting Michael Phelps and crying happy tears

Martin Love

14, Jan, 2017 @2:00 PM

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Ellie Simmonds: the focused winner with a smile for everyone
Her five gold medals to date are unlikely to be enough for the Paralympian whose singleminded determination and love of swimming date from early childhood

Haroon Siddique

13, Sep, 2016 @5:43 PM

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Ellie Simmonds steals the show on golden night for British swimmers
Ellie Simmonds won her fifth Paralympic gold and broke the SM6 200m medley world record, dipping under three minutes

Jacob Steinberg in Rio de Janeiro

12, Sep, 2016 @11:53 PM

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