Monthly Archives: July 2012

Olympic 100m race heating up

The Olympic 100m final could turn out to be a very fiercely fought battle as the main competitors continue to perform well in the run-up to the Games. Yohan Blake, the current world champion, put in a strong 9.85 seconds … Continue reading

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Olympic Park to be inspired by children

Children at schools in east London have been given the chance to have their ideas influence the future of the Olympic Park. Pupils aged between 13 and 15 produced a wide variety of ideas on how they think the space … Continue reading

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London 2012 national anthems released

The official London 2012 national anthems have been revealed as the countdown to the Olympic Games continues. The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) confirmed the anthems that will be played during more than 100 so-called … Continue reading

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Olympic tweets lit up London Eye

The London Eye is set to be lit up using tweets about the London 2012 Games. The project, which will be launched by Olympic star Daley Thompson, is thought to be the first of its kind and will aim to … Continue reading

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Giggs supports future Olympic football squad

Ryan Giggs has expressed support for a long-term Olympic football team that could compete in future Games. It is the first time that Team GB has entered a football team into an Olympic competition since 1960 and there were fears … Continue reading

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Team GB hockey team enjoy pre-Olympic win

Great Britain's men's hockey team have managed a strong win against India. The team are taking part in a pre-Olympic warm-up in Santander, Spain and the winning of the opening match will boost their confidence. Despite conceding an early goal … Continue reading

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Olympian to hold Tower of London party

Former Olympic swimmer Mark Foster will hold a special 2012 opening ceremony party at the Tower of London. It is hoped that the event will appeal to those who have been unable to get tickets to the big show at … Continue reading

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Notting Hill Carnival Party line-up confirmed

The line-up for this year's Red Bull Music Academy Notting Hill Carnival has been confirmed. Topping the bill will be Major Lazer Soundsystem with support from Kingston MC ‘dutty yeah’ Sean Paul, Dre Skull & Machel Montano, Nicky Da B, … Continue reading

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Spectators to provide Olympic power

A walkway to the London 2012 Olympic Park will be lit-up by the footsteps of spectators including people enjoying stays at luxury suites in London. Connecting West Ham Station to the Park, the walkway makes use of 12 energy harvesting … Continue reading

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Team GB could finish third

A new report suggests that Great Britain could finish third in the Olympic Games medal table. The study from Goldman Sachs predicts that the country could win a total of 30 gold medals – higher than current expectations, reports the … Continue reading

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London 2012 disabled spectators urged to plan travel

With just a few weeks until the start of the Olympic Games in London, disabled spectators are being reminded to make sure they plan their travel to venues as soon as possible. The Olympic Delivery Authority, the London Organising Committee, … Continue reading

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Bolt is fit for Olympics

The agent of Usain Bolt has confirmed that the sprinter is fit for London 2012. There had been concern that the world's number one was suffering from an unknown injury problem but this has been dismissed by Ricky Simms. Bolt … Continue reading

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