Monthly Archives: June 2012

Opera house hosts Olympic exhibition

The Royal Opera House in London will be hosting a special exhibition that will celebrate the stories behind the Olympic Games. Starting on July 28th, the Olympic Journey: The Story of the Games is a joint project between the Royal … Continue reading

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Olympic Museum to continue Olympic legacy

There are plans to build a museum on the Olympic Park site in London once the Games have finished. The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park will be close to the ArcelorMittal Orbit tower and will open in 2014 to celebrate the … Continue reading

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Handball set to be Olympic success

Perhaps not one of the most well-known Olympic sports, handball could prove to be one of the major hits of the Games. Details of the London 2012 handball competition have been revealed and it starts with a close showdown in … Continue reading

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Nalbandian determined to play Wimbledon

David Nalbandian remains confident that he will take part in the forthcoming Wimbledon championships despite his on-court antics over the weekend. The Argentine player is currently the subject of an investigation after he kicked an advertising board during the final … Continue reading

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Short films inspired by London 2012

A short film competition is aiming to find new talent across the UK to screen as part of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad. The best entries to the competition, which is aimed at 14-25 year olds, will be screened at … Continue reading

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Olympic medals on display

The British Museum is displaying a number of medals that will be used in the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. As well as the medals themselves, the exhibition will explain the story behind the metals used to make the … Continue reading

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Tips for travelling during London 2012

BBC Radio 1 has joined forces with Transport for London (TfL) to give advice to those staying in the city during London 2012. In order to ensure that traffic across the city moves freely as thousands descend on the capital … Continue reading

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Nadal confirms London 2012 involvement

Rafael Nadal has confirmed that he will be part of the Spanish Olympic tennis team. The recent French Open winner will defend his Olympic title at London and will be hoping to emulate his success in Beijing – where he … Continue reading

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Mayor’s London Festival approaching

Towards the end of summer London holds a large open-air arts festival and this year it is set to be an amazing event following the Diamond Jubilee and the Olympic Games. First held in 1997, the festival will take place … Continue reading

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Murray still planning Wimbledon win

Despite losing in his first match at the Queen's tournament, Andy Murray still believes he can take the Wimbledon title. Murray was beaten by France's Nicolas Mahut on Wednesday at the traditional pre-Wimbledon warm up championship; however the Scot is … Continue reading

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London 2012 offers golden chance for Ainslie

Sailor and triple gold medallist Ben Ainslie is hoping that he will pick up his fourth medal at London 2012. Since his Olympic debut in 1996, the sailor has proved to be unbeatable in his Games class and is hopeful … Continue reading

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Hewitt plans Wimbledon return

Lleyton Hewitt will be keen to improve his recent form at the forthcoming Wimbledon tennis championship. The player was knocked out of the first-round of the AEGON tournament at Queen's by Ivo Karlovic and will be looking to make it … Continue reading

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