Tag archive for ‘Olympics’
By Andrew Tindall On Friday, January 4th, 2013
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The 10 best albums of 2012

So then, farewell Twenty-Duz. I will always remember you as something of a disappointment – the illusion of monarchy was shattered by the realisation that they have boobs and bums, Battleship somehow failed More...

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By Danny Stone On Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013
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2012 – The Year of the Olympic Bug

2012: The Year of the Olympic Bug When I was asked to do a review of the year’s sport, I must admit to being a bit sceptical. Yes it’s been a fantastic year for sport in Britain, a golden year even (see what More...

Liverpool Biennial 2012 - Pillow fight at FACT
By Astra Halliday On Sunday, November 11th, 2012
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Wood Street: Liverpool Biennial 2012 – review #3

In the third review of Liverpool Biennial 2012, Astra Halliday and Rosie Dodd examine an eclectic mix of interactive and communal artworks as well as video installations, photography and collectables, all of which More...

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By Millie Kidson On Wednesday, September 26th, 2012
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Liverpool Debating on sponsorship at the Olympics

This is the first of our features on the Liverpool Debating public debates. Each debate takes the form of two speeches for and two speeches against the motion, followed by questions and a vote. Let us know how you More...

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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...

Peralta's early opener set Mexico on their way to a well-deserved surprise victory
By Mark Bradford On Saturday, August 11th, 2012
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London 2012 Football: Mexico’s Shock Gold Concludes Successful Tournament

Two goals from Oribe Peralta secured a historic win for Mexican football as they survived a late scare to secure their first Olympic football gold courtesy of a 2-1 win over Brazil at Wembley. Peralta’s early More...

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By Ian D. Hall On Thursday, August 9th, 2012
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Ashton Eaton Proves To Be The Best All-Round Athlete At 2012 Olympics.

For the spectators inside the Olympic Venue in East-London who had made the effort to be in their seats as the resumption of the Men’s Decathlon took place, there wouldn’t have been a single person there wondering More...

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By Simon Mulligan On Thursday, August 9th, 2012
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Bolt Completes Historic Consecutive Double-Gold Feat

Usain Bolt made history by repeating his double-gold medal winning feat of 4 years ago at Beijing by winning gold in tonight’s 200 metre men’s final with a time of 19m 32s which saw off his main rival, compatriot More...

The tournament is being treated as a crucial learning experience for young starts such as Santos' Neymar, as Brazil look to win their first World Cup since 2002 on home soil in 2014
By Mark Bradford On Tuesday, August 7th, 2012
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London 2012 Football Semi-Finals: Mexico and Brazil Through to Final

Mexico and Brazil will contest the gold medal final of the men’s Olympic football tournament after condemning Japan and South Korea to the bronze medal play-off respectively. Mexico will hope to carry the momentum More...

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By Ian D. Hall On Tuesday, August 7th, 2012
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Great Britain’s Rachel Cawthorn Makes Kayak Final At Eton Dorney.

The women’s Kayaking at Eton Dorney is a strange affair for the casual observer. Four heats consisting of seven teams sees only the bottom placed team in each heat drop out and the other six making their way to More...