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Ice skater Robin Cousins to coach next Olympic squad

Robin Cousins at the Winter Olympics in Sochi Credit: PA

Olympic ice skating champion Robin Cousins has been selected to train the next generation of potential medallists.

The Bristol-born athlete has been appointed as a leading manager for the National Ice Skating Association's World Class Figure Skating Programme. He'll be coaching the British squad for the next Winter Olympic Games.


Tribute to Olympian from fellow Dorset Medallist

Olympic shooting champion Peter Wilson has paid tribute to his friend and fellow Sherborne resident Andrew Simpson.

The 2012 gold medal winner expressed his shock at the tragedy which claimed the life of his British team mate.

36 year old Simpson died after his yacht capsized during training for the America's Cup race in San Fransisco Bay, California.

In an exclusive interview with ITV News, Wilson recounts meeting Simpson at a local supermarket shortly before he departed for the States:

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