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Crash ends Czech tour for Melton rider Bex Rimmington Thursday 13 July 2017 Melton professional cycle racer Bex Rimmington has vowed to return before the season’s out after a high-speed crash left her with a broken wrist. The 34-year-old was brought down while descending at 31mph during the second stage of the Tour de Feminin […]

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FREAK INJURY RUINS PARALYMPIC HOPES Published on Thursday 24 May 2012 08:25 THE same injury which put David Beckham out of the last World Cup has ended Bex Rimmington’s hopes of competing at London this summer. With cruel irony, the foot injury ruled the Melton cyclist out of this weekend’s Paracycling World Cup in Rome […]

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A photographic celebration of Leicestershire’s sporting heroes has gone on display at the Highcross shopping centre. The Back Page Exhibition, which was launched yesterday, features 24 images taken by the Mercury’s photographers. Among the sports stars admiring their pictures at the launch were boxer Rendall Munroe, Ismail Saleh, of Leicester’s CKI School of Martial Arts, […]

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The Back Page exhibition features some of the city and county’s most high profile sporting characters as photographed by Leicester Mercury photographers. The exhibition includes Leicester City manager Sven-Goran Eriksson, snooker star Mark Selby and boxer Rendall Munroe. The exhibition is live at Highcross from Sunday 3 April until Friday 6 May. You can find […]

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Its been a fair while since I sat down and wrote a blog on my latest whereabouts and what I’ve been up too – sitting still has definitely not been the case! At the beginning of August I took the opportunity to get some pre-season cross training, in the south-west of France in Soustons. As […]

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No Longer Pointless Bex Rimmington, who only started training for-mally with the senior women‘s squad this win-ter won her first point in the WIM2 8+ in the morning steaming ahead of the competition and winning by more than 30 seconds. A few hours later she repeated the success with a decisive victory in the WIM3 […]

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Published on Thursday 14 July 2011 09:19 DON’T tell Bex Rimmington that trouble comes in threes. It’s fair to say the driven Melton sportswoman has not enjoyed the kindest 12 months where luck is concerned. But having endured the kind of ill fortune which would persuade most of us to curse the heavens and wave […]

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