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Colin Jackson urges kids to ‘have a go’ after Euro 2022 and Commonwealth Games

Former athletes Colin Jackson and Dani Rowe have said the Commonwealth Games and Lionesses’ Euros victory have made 2022 a “hugely important” year in sport, particularly for inspiring young people.Ex-Team GB cyclist Rowe and former world champion hurdler Jackson both praised the UK’s top sports stars and hopes children will be encouraged to acquire a “having-a-go attitude”.Jackson told the PA news agency he wants children to be motivated by athletes’ success.“Us as top athletes, when we compete we never want people to to marvel and think ‘I can’t do it’,” the 55-year-old told the PA news agency.“What you want them...
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Colin Jackson fronts Benecol 'Uncover Your Cholesterol' campaign

Benecol’s new campaign encourages UK adults to have their cholesterol levels tested to reduce the risk of serious health problems such as heart disease and stroke. The campaign runs throughout October, which is National Cholesterol Month, and will predominantly target adults aged 40-60. Research by the cholesterol-lowering food brand reveals that over one-third of adults are unaware that having high cholesterol carries no visible symptoms – even though four in 10 adults suffer from it.
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