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The end of the games and the return to tele-twoddle…

August 16, 2012 2:23 pm1 comment
The end of the games and the return to tele-twoddle…

As the games draw to a close the nation joins together to mourn the loss of decent entertainment…

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A United Kingdom

August 14, 2012 1:00 pm0 comments
A United Kingdom

The last two weeks have provided irrefutable proof that the Olympic spirit is more than an idea – and it may just turn out to be the shot in the arm so badly needed by debt-ridden Britain. After more than a decade of planning, preparation and nervous tension, London 2012 […]

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Islands stir up tension between far-east countries

August 13, 2012 12:00 pm0 comments
Islands stir up tension between far-east countries

For a few days, a small group of islands, called Dokdo in Korean language, has been the key point of quarrel between Japan and South Korea. The olympics is also involved in the conflict. On Friday night, the olympic football team of South Korea bet Japan’s best U23-footballers and won […]

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My Olympic Experience

August 3, 2012 6:00 pm0 comments
My Olympic Experience

 It’s Olympic Season in London Town. The whole city’s been buzzing as you would expect. Last week, I came across so many tourists and they were all so pleasant. Shops and restaurants are running discounts/sales and giving away vouchers like no man’s business making it easier to buy into the […]

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Flipping out from Olympic Fever

August 1, 2012 8:00 pm2 comments
Flipping out from Olympic Fever

I cannot get over it. I have Olympic Fever, well and truly. It’s not just the stunning physiques of strapping young men flipping and twisting all over my screen, although that certainly helps, but the atmosphere that surged out of the North Greenwich Arena on Monday as our male gymnast […]

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Oh Danny Boy!

July 30, 2012 8:00 pm0 comments
Oh Danny Boy!

Despite the pessimistic guesses and raised eyebrows at the information that had been leaked for London’s plans to welcome in the 30th Olympic Games, the opening ceremony designed by Danny Boyle was a breathtakingly brilliant vibrant spectacle that encompassed a vast display of everything that is British. While no single […]

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Are we putting too much pressure on our athletes these Olympic Games?

4:00 pm1 comment
Are we putting too much pressure on our athletes these Olympic Games?

The London 2012 Olympics were officially kicked off by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II last Friday after a spectacular Opening Ceremony featuring the Industrial Revolution, the Child Catcher,Great Ormond Street Hospital and the inventor of the World Wide Web. Following a parade finale of the 204 teams taking part in […]

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Olympic Eve

July 27, 2012 5:00 pm0 comments
Olympic Eve

Olympic fever has hit Britain. You cannot switch on your television, listen to the radio or look into the paper before being bombarded with the latest news regarding our great Olympic events. Yes, with the eyes of the world firmly fixed on our capital city for the next fortnight or […]

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