Monthly Archives: April 2012

Federer aims for Wimbledon and Olympic goals

One of the world's leading tennis players is hoping to secure both a Wimbledon and an Olympic title over the coming months.

Currently seeded number three in the rankings, Roger … Continue reading →

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Olympic football tickets on sale

Tickets have gone on sale for the forthcoming Olympic football events following last week's draw.

The tickets will be sold on a first come, first served basis and any successful … Continue reading →

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Unusual Jubilee tribute revealed

A man has built his own replica of the Houses of Parliament to mark the forthcoming Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

Bill Musgrave from Goudhurst in Kent has designed and constructed a … Continue reading →

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Tennis stars looking forward to Olympics

Just three weeks after Wimbledon, the players will return to the All England Club to take part in the Olympics.

The players are expecting the event to provide a very … Continue reading →

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London 2012 Olympics torch wins design accolade

The Olympic torch to be used in this year's Games has won a major design award.

Created by London-based Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby, the torch was named International Design … Continue reading →

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Queen reopens Cutty Sark ahead of Jubilee

The Queen has been preparing for her Diamond Jubilee weekend by renaming her row barge and re-opening the Cutty Sark.

Alongside the Duke of Edinburgh, the Queen formally named her … Continue reading →

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Vivienne Westwood showcases Jubilee collection

Leading fashion designer Dame Vivienne Westwood has created a special collection to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.

The range of new dresses has been designed to reflect the regal nature … Continue reading →

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London gets ready for Olympic opening

The pressure for London to present a spectacular Olympic Games is already mounting, according to a key official.

Paul Deighton, the chief executive of the London Organising Committee of the … Continue reading →

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Chelsea Flower Show updates judging system

This year's Chelsea Flower Show is already surrounded by controversy as changes are made to the judging.

Usually a sedate affair, the 2012 show could see a real battle between … Continue reading →

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London 2012 athletes perform in Shakespeare’s honour

A group of leading athletes involved in the Paralympic and Olympic Games have celebrated Shakespeare's birthday.

Alongside actors, the sportsmen and women have put together a short film to promote … Continue reading →

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Heston Blumenthal designs Jubilee picnic

Celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal is behind a special picnic to be held in honour of the Diamond Jubilee.

The picnic will be based on a series of British dishes and … Continue reading →

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Buckingham Palace hosts world record attempt

The art work of 200,000 children has been projected on to front of the Queen's main residency.

Organised by the Prince's Foundation for Children and the Arts, the project is … Continue reading →

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