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January 2016: Get Fit on the North York Moors

January is the traditional month for regretting the excesses of December and promising yourself and others that this year you are definitely going ...More
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Rory McIlroy

The new Holywood (as opposed to Hollywood) superstar, Rory McIlroy showed incredible skill in winning the US Open, but more than that he showed heroic character. Just weeks after the chastening experience of cracking in the final round of the Masters he again led going into the closing 18 holes at Bethesda, but this time never looked like yielding an inch. In taking the title he set a new low-score record for the championship, hammering that set by Tiger Woods. The two are very different figures, and the smiling, unassuming and floppy-haired young Irishman is going to have enormous appeal to sponsors.

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First English Prince of Wales - 1301, The Battle of Fleet Street - 1554, The Beatles arrive in America - 1964, IRA Fires Mortar at 10 Downing St - 1991, Ellen Macarthur sails solo around the world - 2005
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