Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Budget City Hotels London Options

London is one of the most important cities on the world map and therefore it is not a surprise when you realize the fact that it is the most visited city of the world with maximum number of tourists. These … Continue reading

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Best Hotels London – Easy to Find

The best hotels London are simply the best even by international standards. They are beautiful, grand and luxurious and are placed at ideal locations making them even more irresistible. There are many five star and luxury hotels in London. These … Continue reading

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Olympic Park tickets available for Paralympic Games

A total of 100,000 Olympic Park non-event tickets have been released for sale by the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG). Although the tickets do not allow people to watch sporting events at the main … Continue reading

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Stephen Hawking could be star of Paralympic ceremony

Professor Stephen Hawking could be set to be one of the stars involved in the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic Games. The Big Bang Theory scientist is severely disabled as a result of motor neurone disease and has … Continue reading

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Countdown to Notting Hill Carnival

With less than a week to go until the start of the Notting Hill Carnival, partygoers are getting ready for the big event. First held in 1966, the Notting Hill Carnival takes place each August bank holiday weekend and is … Continue reading

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Mayor appointed to Paralympic village post

The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) has revealed that Eva Loeffler will serve as mayor of the Paralympic Village. Loeffler is the daughter of the founder of the Paralympic Games, Ludwig Guttmann, and she has … Continue reading

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Team GB register for Paralympic Games

Great Britain has become the first team to register for the 2012 Paralympic Games. A total of 301 athletes in 20 different sports will represent the nation at the Games which begin on August 29th. Chef de mission Craig Hunter … Continue reading

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Medal goal set for Paralympics GB

UK Sport has announced they expect Team GB to win at least 103 medals in 12 different sports at the forthcoming Paralympics. The sporting body has also set a target of finishing second behind China in the medal table for … Continue reading

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London 2012 Paralympic Games to see record level of women

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has confirmed that a record number of female athletes will take part in the forthcoming London Games. It is expected that a total of 1,512 women will be involved in the sporting event in 18 … Continue reading

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Extra Paralympic tickets go on sale

Organisers of the Paralympic Games have added 45,000 extra tickets to the events to help meet demand. The new tickets available will include seats for the various athletic sessions as well as track cycling, rowing, wheelchair basketball and equestrian, in … Continue reading

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Tourist numbers boosted by London 2012

London is set to see a significant rise in tourists due to the success of the London Olympics. Culture secretary Jeremy Hunt believes that an increase in funding will also help to encourage more people to enjoy London getaways and … Continue reading

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Australia hopes to perform well at London 2012

Australia's Paralympic team are hoping to perform well at the forthcoming Games and finish in the top five nations. Chef de mission Jason Hellwig told the Australian Association Press that it could be difficult with so many top countries trying … Continue reading

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