Results tagged “ruqsana begum”

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A high-intensity concoction of kicks and clinching, the ancient practice of Muay Thai warfare was traditionally a method of defending a community.

Dubbed "the art of eight weapons" it involves plentiful use of the fists, elbows, knees, shins and feet, coupled with good physical preparation, to produce maximum results.

Ashley Facey Thompson2.jpgA teenage Paralympic table tennis star has been named Canary Wharf Sports Personality of the Year.

Ashley Facey Thompson, who will represent Great Britain at the 2012 Paralympic Games, won two golds and one silver at the National Disability Table Tennis Championships and led Great Britain to team gold at the Italian and German Opens last year.