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In a speech to the European Parliament today, Conservative MEP for London Marina Yannakoudakis criticised calls for the EU flag to be worn of the uniforms of EU Member State athletes.

She also suggested that the EU should focus on growth and jobs rather than meddling in sport. The “European Dimension in Sport” report has […]

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In a speech to the European Parliament today, Conservative MEP for London Marina Yannakoudakis congratulated the capital on having been selected to host the 2017 World Athletics Championships.

“Hosting two world class sporting events in the space of 5 years is good news not only for London and the UK, but also for the whole […]

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The countdown to the 2012 Olympics has begun for the UK Border Agency. Marina Yannakoudakis, Conservative MEP for London, was near Heathrow Airport today to see how preparations are being made for the influx of overseas athletes for next year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games.

70,000 overseas athletes, officials, trainers and accredited media will need to […]

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