Monthly Archives: July 2012

Success for GB gymnasts

Team GB's gymnasts have won an Olympic bronze medal in a thrilling final. It is the first time Great Britain has won an Olympic medal in the sport for 100 years and it was almost silver. Louis Smith, Sam Oldham, … Continue reading

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More Olympic tickets available

Visitors staying in central London hotels who did not pick up tickets in the previous ballots still have the chance to see some of the sporting action. Director of communications for the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic … Continue reading

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Murray progresses in London 2012

Wimbledon's runner-up makes it through to the second round of the Olympics. Andy Murray put in a strong performance against Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka to win 6-3 6-3 in front of a packed crowd at Wimbledon. Tim Henman commentating for the … Continue reading

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Adlington wins Olympics bronze

Team GB's Rebecca Adlington has won the first medal in the pool with a bronze in the 400m freestyle. The event was won by France's Camille Muffat but the British and Olympic champion succeeded in holding on to third place. … Continue reading

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Bolt’s doctor optimistic

The doctor of the Jamaican track team believes that Usain Bolt will be in top shape when it comes to defending his two Olympic golds. Winston Dawes believes that the sprinter is in good form despite recent injury concerns and … Continue reading

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Olympics to help boost investment

A series of meetings during the Olympics could help to boost investment in London and the rest of the UK. Over 4,000 business leaders and politicians will be making use of meeting venues in London to discuss the possibility of … Continue reading

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Praise given for Olympic venues

An Olympic Eventing cross-country course designer has praised the Greenwich Park venue. Sue Benson described the Olympic location as "inspirational" and believes that it will prove a great course for the Olympic riders on July 30th. "The trees and the … Continue reading

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Olympic football gets underway with GB win

Team GB have won the first event of London 2012, with the women's football squad gaining a 1-0 victory over New Zealand. The football competition has started before the official opening ceremony in order for there to be enough time … Continue reading

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Special entertainment for Olympic spectators

Those lucky enough to have tickets to the Olympic events and staying in luxury accommodation in London are to be treated to a unique programme of entertainment during the competitions. Organisers have confirmed that there will be a mix of … Continue reading

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Beckham to feature in opening ceremony

David Beckham is to feature in the London 2012 opening ceremony although it is still unclear what his role will be. Despite not being given a place on the Team GB football squad, Beckham has played an important part in … Continue reading

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Team GB’s youngest member prepares

Rebecca Tunney at 15 years and 277 days is the youngest athlete in the Great British squad. The gymnast will be making her Olympic debut this year and is understandably nervous and excited about the whole experience. Tunney, who is … Continue reading

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Redgrave predicts record GB medal haul

Olympic rower Sir Steve Redgrave has predicted that Team GB are set to win a record number of medals at London 2012. A five-time Gold medallist, he believes that the squad will succeed in winning 21 top medals. Redgrave, who … Continue reading

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