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Many sporting events take place at major stadiums such as Wembley Stadium in [...] and the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.
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London


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Many sporting events take place at major stadiums such as Wembley Stadium in London and the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.

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Flashcard 149664644

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Many sporting events take place at major stadiums such as Wembley Stadium in London and the Millennium Stadium in [...].
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Cardiff


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The UK has hosted the Olympic Games on three occasions: [...], 1948 and 2012.
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1908


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The UK has hosted the Olympic Games on three occasions: 1908, 1948 and 2012.

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The UK has hosted the Olympic Games on three occasions: 1908, [...] and 2012.
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1948


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The UK has hosted the Olympic Games on three occasions: 1908, 1948 and 2012.

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The UK has hosted the Olympic Games on three occasions: 1908, 1948 and [...].
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2012


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The UK has hosted the Olympic Games on three occasions: 1908, 1948 and 2012.

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Flashcard 149664682

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The Paralympic Games for [year?] were also hosted in London.
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2012


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The Paralympic Games for 2012 were also hosted in London.

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The Paralympics have their origin in the work of [...], a German refugee
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Dr Sir Ludwig Guttman


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The Paralympics have their origin in the work of Dr Sir Ludwig Guttman, a German refugee

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Flashcard 149678006

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The Paralympics have their origin in the work of Dr Sir Ludwig Guttman, a [...] refugee
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German


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The Paralympics have their origin in the work of Dr Sir Ludwig Guttman, a German refugee

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Flashcard 149679237

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In Wales the elected members, known as AMs, meet in the [name of the institution] in the Senedd in Cardiff Bay
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Welsh Assembly


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In Wales the elected members, known as AMs, meet in the Welsh Assembly in the Senedd in Cardiff Bay

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Flashcard 149679623

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Sir Jackie Stewart (1939–) is a Scottish former racing driver
who won the Formula 1 world championship three times.


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Sir Roger Bannister (1929–) was the first man in the world
to run a mile in under four minutes, in 1954.


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Bobby Moore (1941–93) captained the English football team that won the World Cup in 1966


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Sir Ian Botham (1955–) captained the English cricket team and holds a number of English Test cricket records, both for batting and for bowling.

Bat-and-ball game.
Origin: 18 century England
Championships: The Ashes (England+Australia test matches)


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Jayne Torvill (1957–) and Christopher Dean (1958–)
won gold medals for ice dancing at the Olympic Games in 1984 and in four consecutive world championships.


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Sir Steve Redgrave (1962–) won gold medals in rowing in five consecutive Olympic Games and is one of Britain’s greatest Olympians.


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Flashcard 149679700

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Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson (1969–) is an athlete who uses a wheelchair and won 16 Paralympic medals,
including 11 gold medals, in races over five Paralympic Games.
She won the London Marathon six times and broke a total of 30 world records.


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Dame Kelly Holmes (1970–) won two gold medals for running in the 2004 Olympic Games. She has held a number of British and European reDame Kelly Holmes (1970–) won two gold medals for running in the 2004 Olympic Games. She has held a number of British and European records.


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Dame Ellen MacArthur (1976–) is a yachtswoman and in 2004 became the fastest person to sail around the world singlehanded.


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Sir Chris Hoy (1976–) is a Scottish cyclist who has won six gold and one silver Olympic medals.
He has also won 11 world championship titles.


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Flashcard 149679744

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David Weir (1979–) is a Paralympian who uses a wheelchair and has won six gold medals over two Paralympic Games. He has also won the London Marathon six times.


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Sir Bradley Wiggins (1980–) is a cyclist. In 2012, he became the first Briton to win the Tour de France.
He has won seven Olympic medals, including gold medals in the 2004, 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games.


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Mo Farah (1983–) is a British distance runner, born in Somalia.
He won gold medals in the 2012 Olympics for the 5,000 and 10,000 metres and is the first Briton to win the Olympic gold medal in the 10,000 metres


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Jessica Ennis (1986–) is an athlete. She won the 2012 Olympic gold medal in the heptathlon, which includes seven different track and field events.
She also holds a number of British athletics records.


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Andy Murray (1987–) is a Scottish tennis player who in 2012 won the men’s singles in the US Open.
He is the first British man to win a singles title in a Grand Slam tournament since 1936.
In the same year, he won Olympic gold and silver medals and was runner-up in the men’s singles at Wimbledon.


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Ellie Simmonds (1994–) is a Paralympian who won gold medals for swimming at the 2008 and 2012 Paralympic Games and holds a number of world records.
She was the youngest member of the British team at the 2008 Games.


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A British sailor, Sir Francis Chichester, was the first person to sail single-handed around the world passing the Cape of Good Hope (Africa) and Cape Horn (South America), in 1966/67.


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Sir Robin Knox-Johnston became the first person to sail single-handed around the world without stopping.


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A Formula 1 Grand Prix event is held in the UK each year and a number of British Grand Prix drivers have won the Formula 1 World Championship. Recent British winners include Damon Hill, Lewis Hamilton and Jensen Button.


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Henry Purcell (1659–95) was the organist at Westminster Abbey.


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The German-born composer George Frederick Handel (1685–1759) spent many years in the UK and became a British citizen in 1727. He wrote the Water Music for King George I and Music for the Royal Fireworks for his son, George II. Both these pieces continue to be very popular. Handel also wrote an oratorio, Messiah, which is sung regularly by choirs, often at Easter time.


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More recently, important composers include Gustav Holst (1874–1934), whose work includes The Planets, a suite of pieces themed around the planets of the solar system. He adapted Jupiter, part of the Planets suite, as the tune for I vow to thee my country, a popular hymn in British churches.


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Sir Edward Elgar (1857–1934) was born in Worcester, England. His best-known work is probably the Pomp and Circumstance Marches. March No 1 (Land of Hope and Glory) is usually played at the Last Night of the Proms at the Royal Albert Hall


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Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872–1958) wrote music for orchestras and choirs. He was strongly influenced by traditional English folk music.


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Sir William Walton (1902–83) wrote a wide range of music, from film scores to opera. He wrote marches for the coronations of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth II but his best-known works are probably Façade, which became a ballet, and Belshazzar’s Feast, which is intended to be sung by a large choir.


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Benjamin Britten (1913–76) is best known for his operas, which include Peter Grimes and Billy Budd. He also wrote A Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra, which is based on a piece of music by Purcell and introduces the listener to the various different sections of an orchestra. He founded the Aldeburgh festival in Suffolk, which continues to be a popular music event of international importance.


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Rugby
Origin: 19 century England
Competitions: Six nations Championship (England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, France and Italy)


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Article 149679956

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England, Wales, Northern Ireland Scotland less serious county court sheriff court more serious high court court of session in Edinburgh



Flashcard 149679965

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county court


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Civil Courts
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sheriff court


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court of session in Edinburgh


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high court


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England, Wales, Northern Ireland Scotland less serious magistrates court justice of the peace court more serious crown court sheriff court most serious crown court high court



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magistrates court


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justice of the peace court


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crown court


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crown court


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sheriff court


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high court


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