Monthly Archives: June 2012

Music will complement Games

Organisers are keen to stress that music will provide a background to the sporting events at London 2012. There are a number of plans to feature music at many of the sporting venues during the course of the Olympics but … Continue reading

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Murray’s Wimbledon dream still alive

Andy Murray has made it through to the third round of Wimbledon. The British player defeated 6ft 10in Croatian  Ivo Karlovic to progress through to the final 16 and keep his hopes of taking the Wimbledon title alive. Although Murray … Continue reading

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Heathrow unveils giant Ennis

Visitors flying into Heathrow airport will see a giant painting of British medal hope Jessica Ennis on the ground below them. British Airways is behind the large scale art piece that has been installed along the Heathrow flight path and … Continue reading

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First London 2012 venue opens its doors

With a month to go until the start of the London 2012 Games, one of the key venues of the event has been officially opened. The Main Press Centre (MPC) will be the base for the world's media during the … Continue reading

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Team GB House revealed

The British Olympic Association (BOA) has revealed the Team GB House for the forthcoming Olympics. Located close to the Athletes' Village, the area has a special lounge to allow competitors to have a relaxing place to spend time with their … Continue reading

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Wimbledon pleases home crowds

Wimbledon's centre court gave Andy Murray a warm welcome yesterday as he succeeded in progressing to the second round of the championship. The British player put in a confident performance to beat Russian Nikolay Davydenko in straight sets – 6-1 … Continue reading

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Brits show record form

The weekend has seen a number of British athletes start to come into form just a month before the start of London 2012 – boosting confidence that Team GB could achieve gold medal success. Long jumper Shara Proctor was hoping … Continue reading

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Venus exits Wimbledon early

The five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams lost her opening match at this year's tournament. Williams lost in straight sets to Russian player Elena Vesnina 6-1 6-3 in a shock defeat. It is only the second time the American player has … Continue reading

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London 2012 Olympics could provide F1 venue

British drivers are backing the idea of an F1 race at the Olympic Park. Both Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button have added their support to the idea that a London Grand Prix could be held at the Olympic Stadium as … Continue reading

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Wimbledon 2012 gets underway

The world famous grass tennis tournament begins today and many British fans will be hoping that Andy Murray will manage to put in a strong performance to take the title. Tuesday will see Murray play Nikolay Davydenko in the first … Continue reading

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Museum of London celebrates Olympics

As the start of the Olympics approaches, many museums across the capital are putting on special exhibitions to celebrate the sporting event. The Museum of London has a new display that looks back at the last two times the capital … Continue reading

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Murray hopes to ace Olympics

Andy Murray has been confirmed as a member of the Team GB Olympics tennis team. The top British player will be taking part in both the singles and doubles competition and is hoping to improve on his last Olympic performance … Continue reading

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