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Nicola Adams wants Strictly return as COVID exit 'wasn't fair'

Former boxer Nicola Adams is keen to return to 'Strictly Come Dancing' later this year for another go, because she thinks it "wasn't fair" to have been axed from the programme last year after her pro. Nicola Adams wants to return to 'Strictly Come Dancing' because her exit "wasn't fair".
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What’s on TV this weekend: Bear Grylls and Nicola Adams have a wild adventure

In a sort of extension of Gary Barlow’s lockdown Crooner Sessions which had him perform online duets with the likes of Elton John, Robbie Williams and Boy George, the Take That star has created his own band to perform classic songs both old and new. The band includes Jamie Cullum, James Bay, Mica Paris, Guy Chambers, Tom Fletcher, Danya Fisher and drummer Donavan Hepburn – and not forgetting Barlow himself, of course. This pilot for a possible new series also features special guests Anne-Marie and Craig David – and in the style of Jools Holland and his Later… guests, they’ll talk about their careers and musical heroes.
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Bear Grylls reveals he and Nicola Adams were forced to cook egg using hand sanitiser

TV survivalist Bear Grylls has revealed that he and Nicola Adams were forced to cook an egg using hand sanitiser during a recent expedition.The former Olympic gold medal-winning boxer appears on Grylls’ new series, Wild Adventure Specials.Speaking on a recent episode of Good Morning Britain, Grylls described the ingenious MacGyver-like method used to keep nourished when the pair were faced with terrible cold weather.“Hand sanitiser has become a thing in all our lives, hasn’t it?” he told hosts Susanna Reid and Adil Ray. “But so much of survival is about being resourceful and improvising.“So while out there, we had...
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Nicola Adams drops The Masked Dancer hint

Nicola Adams has hinted she could be on 'The Masked Dancer' after she was forced to leave 'Strictly Come Dancing' when Katya Jones tested positive for COVID-19. Nicola Adams has teased she could be doing 'The Masked Dancer', after being forced to quit 'Strictly Come Dancing'. The 38-year-old former boxer...
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Nicola Adams: Only you can judge what you see in the mirror

Like so many elite athletes, Nicola Adams found herself somewhat adrift when she retired from boxing. After a wildly successful career as a double Olympic champion with an undefeated professional record, Leeds-Born Adams hung up her gloves in 2019 after suffering an eye injury – and she admits the period of time that followed was “a struggle”.
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Strictly's Nicola Adams Faces Backlash For Owning Bulldog With 'Mutilated' Ears

Strictly Come Dancing's Nicola Adams is facing a backlash for owning an American bulldog with cropped ears. The former professional boxer, who appeared in the 2020 series of Strictly, and her girlfriend Ella Baig, 23, welcomed their dog Brooklyn into their home in 2019, and fans are outraged that the dog has been subjected to ear-cropping.

On this day in 2017: Nicola Adams wins first pro fight against Virginia Carcamo

Nicola Adams sailed through her professional debut with a shut-out 40-36 points win over Argentina’s Virginia Carcamo on this day in 2017. Billed as ‘The Lioness’, the then 34-year-old double Olympic champion swiftly adapted to her new surroundings with a sharp and commanding performance against a clearly outclassed opponent at the Manchester Arena.
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BBC rejects complaints of 'blatant projection of homosexuality' on Strictly Come Dancing after Nicola Adams and Katya Jones' historic same-sex pairing

The BBC has rejected complaints made about Strictly Come Dancing's first ever same-sex pairing. According to The Mirror, the broadcaster has stood by former professional boxer Nicola Adams and her dance partner Katya Jones after some members of the public complained about the pairing. The complaints referred specifically to the...

‘Lioness’: Feature Doc On UK Boxing Star Nicola Adams Lands At Film Constellation – EFM

EXCLUSIVE: Nicola Adams, the Olympic boxing champion and LGBT icon, will be the subject of feature documentary Lioness: The Nicola Adams Story. The project comes from Salon Pictures, the producers of the BAFTA nominated fashion doc McQueen, and director Helena Coan, whose credits include Audrey, about the screen icon. Salon’s Nick Taussig and Annabel Wigoder are producing with Laure Vaysse of Rep Productions (Billie).

Nicola Adams and partner Ella Baig want kids

Former 'Strictly Come Dancing' star Nicola Adams and her partner Ella Baig would love to start a family, and the retired boxer admitted her blogger significant other will probably carry the baby becau. Nicola Adams and her partner want to have children. The 38-year-old retired boxer has discussed starting a...