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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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Nominate your Unsung Sporting Hero for this year's Gazette Sports Awards on the form on the left of this page, or go online at www.
Jo Hurley, head of marketing at bmibaby says: "We are proud to sponsor Birmingham's Real Sporting Hero 2008.
Title: Booby Moore; The Life and Times of a Sporting Hero Author: Jeff Powell Published by: Robson Books ISBN: 1-86105-511-0 Price: GBP7.
An example of such an item is "My sporting hero seems to be most pleased when he/she beats everyone else.
COACH/MENTOR OF THE YEAR: Behind every sporting hero there's a loyal and committed guiding hand who can often go unnoticed.
He said: "You do not need medals to become a sporting hero.
THE deadline for Sporting Hero nominations has now passed - and a panel of judges is sifting through the entries.
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.