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'Miracle' marathon man

He's a man who could rival Sir Alex Ferguson's endurance. Tomorrow morning, Phil Ecclestone from Bolton will run a marathon.

He'll do the same on Saturday, and Sunday and again for the next ten days.

It's all the more remarkable considering Phil was unable to walk through injury just twelve months ago. Paul Crone's been to meet him.


The Queen sends congratulations to Bradley Wiggins

The Queen has sent the following message to the Chorley cyclist Bradley Wiggins, who has become the first Briton to win the Tour de France.

I send you my warmest congratulations on becoming the first British cyclist ever to win the Tour de France. Your historic achievement of claiming overall victory in this prestigious event is a great testament to the efforts of you and your team-mates.

– The Queen's message to Bradley Wiggins


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