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London 2012: Part 5 - Paralympics at ExCel

So far in this series I had only been around the margins of London 2012’s Olympic Games. Things were about to be different. When September’s Paralympics came around, when almost the whole of Britain wanted to this great summer to roll on and on forever, I finally got into the midst of the action with real, actual tickets! 1,478 more words

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Pixel Sport Meets Seb Coe: Technology Has Changed Sport Forever

A version of this article was originally published on TechWeekEurope. For more sports technology coverage click here.

Lord Sebastian Coe, the former chairman of the organising committee for London 2012 Olympic Games, says technology has changed sport in ways he couldn’t have imagined when competing in the 1500 metres and 800 metres in the 1970s and 80s. 849 more words

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London 2012: Part 4 - Olympic Triathlon & Camden

I’m looking back at 2012’s summer of sport centred around the London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games. In this part my sister and I visit the Triathlon in Hyde Park with only a little success, before becoming tourists in Covent Garden and Camden.  1,286 more words

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Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Velopark Duathlon Series

The Olympic Velopark is now holding duathlon races run by London triathlon clubs, supported by Triathlon England (TE). They will take place on the magnificent closed road circuit surrounding the 2012 Olympic velodrome in the QEOP Velopark, Stratford. 234 more words

Just over two years ago I finished my very last day as a London 2012 Gamesmaker. I have to say it was one of the best experiences of my life and I and wishing I could be doing it every single day. 24 more words

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Pixel Sport Meets Seb Coe: Rio 2016 Will Be A Success And Urges Hampden To Keep The Track

Lord Sebastian Coe’s career as a sports administrator has been so successful it’s sometimes easy to forget he was a brilliant athlete too, winning gold in the 1500 metres at the 1980 and 1984 Olympics and silver in the 800 metres in both of those years. 721 more words

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Memories of London 2012

This post caught my attention as Darci told us that the 5th August marked two years until Rio 2016… so exciting!  That prompted me to go back through my photos from London 2012. 197 more words