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Athletics Hopes for Team GB at London 2012

Posted by on Tuesday, July 17, 2012, In : Olympics 
Great Britain surpassed everyone’s expectations in Beijing by finishing 4th overall winning 47 medals, including 19 gold. A fantastic achievement when you think 4 years earlier in Athens, Team GB came 10th overall with 30 medals, and in Sydney 2000 the team also finished 10th with a tally of 28 medals. In London, there is an official target of consolidating 4th place in the medals table with 48 podium finishes.

Possibly one of the major disappointments in Beijing was the lack of medals on th...
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Britain's Greatest Olympians

Posted by on Saturday, March 31, 2012, In : Olympics 
The word ‘legend’ get bandied about far too much within popular culture these days, don’t get me wrong I’m as guilty as any other twenty-something for using the term as loosely as possible, but where do you draw the line between a great Olympian and a legendary one?

If you live in the UK over the coming months you won’t be able to move without hearing about the London Olympics. We’re about to be bombarded with cringe worthy commercials and billboards designed to inspire the nation ...

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