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Royal Olympians: Princess Charlene

Before she became the Princess of Monaco, Princess Charlene was a swimming champion and Olympian in South Africa who competed in the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. As the Summer Olympics begin, let’s look at Princess Charlene’s Olympic career. Charlene Wittstock developed a love of swimming in her childhood, which was spent in Zimbabwe (where she was born in 1978) and South…
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Queen Margrethe and the Faroe Islands

Later this week, Queen Margrethe will visit the Faroe Islands aboard the Royal Yacht Dannebrog in her role as queen of the North Atlantic islands. Ahead of her visit, let’s take a look at Queen Margrethe’s history with the Faroe Islands. It was officially confirmed in April that Queen Margrethe would visit the Faroe Islands and that the visit would afford her the “opportunity to…
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The Cambridges

The Duke of Kent may have retired, but Wimbledon is in safe hands with the Duchess of Cambridge

It was the end of an era on Sunday afternoon as the Duke of Kent presented his final trophy at Wimbledon before retiring as President of the All England Lawn Tennis Association, ending an association that the Kents have held with Wimbledon for decades. For many of us, the Duke of Kent is just as synonymous with Wimbledon as the players themselves: we’ve watched him present the trophies year…
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The Cambridges

The Duchess of Cambridge joins in the Barty Party as she presents the Wimbledon trophy to Australian Ashleigh Barty

The Duchess of Cambridge presented the Wimbledon trophy to Australian Ashleigh Barty on Saturday afternoon. Taking the Ladies Singles championship in three sets, Barty defeated Karolína Plíšková to win her first Wimbledon title and becoming the first Australian woman to win the championship since her mentor, Evonne Goolagong, won in 1980. In an interview ahead of the match, Barty said…
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