Monthly Archives: August 2012

Team GB win showjumping gold

Great Britain has won its first Olympic showjumping gold in 60 years in a dramatic battle with the Netherlands. Following the standard team competition both sides were tied on eight penalty points and therefore a jump-off was the only way … Continue reading

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Medal winning performances for Murray

Just 28 days after losing in the Wimbledon final, Andy Murray has managed to beat the world's number one player to win a gold medal at London 2012. Murray beat Roger Federer in straight sets, 6-2 6-1 6-4, in front … Continue reading

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Ennis wins Olympic heptathlon gold

The face of the London 2012 Olympics has succeeded in her bid to become a gold medal winner. Jessica Ennis faced pressure going into the Games but over two days she led the heptathlon event and was well placed going … Continue reading

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Adlington into 800m final

The double-Olympic champion swimmer Rebecca Adlington has made it through to the next round of the 800m freestyle. The British number one has already won a bronze in the 400m event after and she put in a strong swim in … Continue reading

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Wills and Kate watch Murray win

Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge were in the crowd to watch Andy Murray go through to the finals in the Olympic tennis championship. The couple even joined in with a Mexican wave as they watched the tennis action … Continue reading

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Coe: Public embracing London 2012

The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) chair Seb Coe has thanked spectators for embracing the hosting of the Olympic Games in London. It is estimated that close to three million people have already attended … Continue reading

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Rowers win first GB gold

Heather Stanning and Helen Glover have won the first GB women's rowing title and the first gold for the home nation at the London 2012 Olympics. The pair put in a strong performance over the whole of the race and … Continue reading

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Andy Murray continues Olympic dream

Andy Murray is through to the next round of the Olympic tennis tournament. The British number one played well to beat Finland's Jarkko Nieminen in a comprehensive victory 6-2 6-4. Murray will now play next Cypriot Marcos Baghdatis in the … Continue reading

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Medals are coming for Team GB

Officials have reinforced that London 2012 will be a successful Games for Team GB. There has been a sense of disappointment that the squad has not yet won a gold medal but a spokesman for the British Olympic Association has … Continue reading

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