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Neil Beck
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Neil edited XtraTime magazine across all 11 issues from September 2015 to the spring of 2017. He is a vastly-experienced West Country sports journalist who cut his teeth at the Wiltshire Gazette & Herald before moving on to become head of sport at Bath News & Media.

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Dec 15, 2016    0
Hollie Webb (above, right) takes the acclaim after scoring the winning penalty for the Great Britain women's hockey team at Rio 2016. The tense shootout success over the Netherlands in the final...
Dec 15, 2016    0
Great Britain finished the Rio 2016 Paralympics with a bumper haul 64 gold medals, their best tally since the Games were held in Seoul 28 years ago. Cyclist Dame Sarah Storey led the way with a...
Dec 15, 2016    0
They were ranked as 5,000/1 outsiders to win the Premier League before the 2015-16 season kicked off – in fact, the bookies would have given you considerably shorter odds on Sir Alex Ferguson...
Dec 15, 2016    0
The argument about who is the country's greatest ever track and field athlete was put to bed in Rio as Mo Farah did the 5,000m and 10,000m double for the second successive Olympic Games,...
Oct 26, 2016    0
Wael Al-Qadi is a very popular chap. As XtraTime pitches up at the Memorial Stadium to meet the man whose family owns Bristol Rovers, separate queues of fellow outlets, together with autograph and...
Oct 04, 2016    0
Ben Smith, with remarkable modesty, describes himself as “just a guy who likes to run”. Many others feel the same way, of course, but what sets him apart from the crowd is the incredible distance...
Sep 22, 2016    0
After a “fantastic” maiden venture into the city back in the spring, the new organisers of September's Great Bristol Half Marathon are confident of seeing a repeat performance. The 10k in May...
Sep 19, 2016    0
The University of Bath and Hartpury College will compete in a new, eight-team BUCS Super Rugby league that features the top rugby-playing higher-education institutions in England and Wales....
Aug 28, 2016    0
From novice to world number one in the space of five years – you could be forgiven for thinking that the fast track to success has been kind to Brazil-bound wheelchair fencer Piers Gilliver....
Aug 27, 2016    0
'Dream big' might well be Mel Nicholls' motto but not even the wheelchair racer from Gloucestershire could have imagined the path her life would take when she first decided to give parasport a try...

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