The Special Olympics GB's National Summer Games are drawing closer.
The competition itself runs from Thursday to Saturday next week. There are nearly 2,000 competitors with learning disabilities taking part.
One of the sports is Boccia, drawing scores of players from across the South West, as our Sports Correspondent Matthias Kurth reports:
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