Tag archive for ‘London 2012’
By Dani Telford On Tuesday, August 14th, 2012
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What Will We Do Now?!

And so, it ends. London 2012, which has given us two weeks of glorious and intoxicating entertainment, is no longer. The years of waiting and anticipating, the worrying of whether it can fulfill its potential, the More...

By Ian D. Hall On Monday, August 13th, 2012

The London 2012 Olympics Closes With Music Extravaganza

Ed Sherrin performing Pink Floyd’s Wish You Were Here at the closing ceremony of London 2012. Picture from Capital FM. COM Finally and perhaps regretfully, the flame that has been a beacon of humanity at its More...

By Ian D. Hall On Sunday, August 12th, 2012

Germany Retain Olympic Crown In Men’s Hockey Final.

All things being equal, this was probably the best final possible. The Olympic gold medal holders against the best team in the competition, Germany V the Netherlands, the tension and the excitement were palpable More...

By Ian D. Hall On Saturday, August 11th, 2012

Australia Prove Too Much For Great Britain’s Men In The Hockey.

The final day of hockey at the Riverbank Arena and the two teams playing off for the Bronze medal position would have been seething at the thought at missing out in the day’s later game. Australia and Great Britain More...

By James Muir On Friday, August 10th, 2012

London 2012: Renaud Lavillenie Wins Gold

Frenchman Renaud Lavillenie has confirmed the promise of a wonderful pole vaulting season, by claiming a famous Olympic gold medal in London. The 25 year-old broke his hand last December and had to have surgery, More...

By Ian D. Hall On Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

Daniel Awde Starts Well In Men’s Decathlon.

The Decathlon is the extreme event for any athlete to take part in. For anyone over the age of 40, memories will be fresh of Britain’s Daley Thompson winning stunning back to back gold’s in Moscow and in Los More...

By James Muir On Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

London 2012: 20th Gold for Great Britain

Great Britain’s equestrian team has won the gold medal in the team dressage competition of London 2012. It puts Britain’s gold medal tally onto 20, surpassing the Beijing total of 19. These London Olympics are More...

By James Muir On Monday, August 6th, 2012

London 2012: Equestrian – Showjumping Gold for GB

Great Britain has won gold in the team showjumping at London 2012, amidst triumphant scenes at Greenwich Park. The competition went down to the wire, after the original final team jumping round ended with Great More...

By James Muir On Saturday, August 4th, 2012

London 2012: Serena Williams Wins Gold

Serena Williams stunned Maria Sharapova at Wimbledon this afternoon, to take gold for the USA in the women’s singles tennis competition. It is the third Olympic gold for the American, who also claimed the gold More...

Stevie Morrison and Ben Rhodes in the 49er class
By Sam Firth On Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

4 Days at Weymouth & Portland – Skandia Team GBR Roundup.

With five days gone, Team GB has got off to a shakey start. Sunday saw Ben Ainslie take to the water in the Finn class, the defending three times gold medallist initially got off to a slow start passing the first More...