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hero

noun brave person, celebrity, champion, conquering hero, conqueror, decorated hero, deity, demigod, fearless soldier, fighter, folk hero, god, goddess, great man, great woman, guardian, heroine, highest type, ideal type, idol, immortal, luminary, man of courage, man of valor, martyr, master, megastar, model, notable, paragon, perfect type, person who serves as a shining example, phoenix, pillar of the community, protector, soldier, stalwart, star, superhero, superstar, tiger, valiant knight, warrior
Associated concepts: Good Samaritan laws
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The Unsung Sporting Hero presentation at last year's awards night.
Jo Hurley, head of marketing at bmibaby says: "We are proud to sponsor Birmingham's Real Sporting Hero 2008.
All you have to do is nominate your sporting hero either by writing to: Sporting Heroes Competition, Birmingham Mail Sports desk, PO Box 78, Weaman Street, Birmingham B4 6AY or email sportingheroes@birmingammail.
Then we have our five main awards - Coach/Mentor of the Year, Teesside's Future Star, Unsung Sporting Hero, Outstanding school sporting achievement and - new for 2013 -Best Community Fundraiser event.
A POEM OF MY HERO SIR Bobby Robson was a sporting hero The score was never zero He went from club to club Everyone knew him at the pub He made a great charity He died a great hero Once he wins a game He always does it again This led to money and fame Everyone thought he was the best A hero of Newcastle was laid to rest Sir Bobby Robson was a great man He was a sporting hero and a great fan Everyone loved him at the game When he died it was such a shame As Sir Bobby Robson's memory lives on We are always ready to sing his song His charities will always live on So many lives will be saved So thank you sir for being so kind You will always be in our mind BRADLEY BRUCE, (aged 12).
All you have to do is nominate your sporting hero either by writing to: Sporting Heroes Competition, Birmingham Mail Sportsdesk, PO Box 78, Weaman Street, Birmingham B4 6AY or email sportingheroes@birmingammail.
But it's for his work on the badminton court that John has been nominated as a real Sporting Hero.
SCOTLAND has a teenage sporting hero - but few people know who she is.