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Inaugural Schools Festival brings London 2012 legacy to life

The first group of more than 700 schoolchildren this week enjoyed exclusive access to expert coaching at London 2012 legacy venues, Lee Valley VeloPark and Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre, which hosted their first school festivals. 378 more words

Gold

In 2012, Royal Mail broke with tradition and gave more than a hundred of its iconic red post boxes a golden makeover.

The idea behind the paint job was to honour every Team GB athlete who had won a gold medal at the London Olympic and Paralympic Games.  32 more words

Photography

Gender equality means more Olympic medals: professor

A UBC professor has authored a paper suggesting countries with higher gender equality also have a higher medal count at the Olympic Games.

Sauder School of Business prof… 430 more words

News

Godspeed You Black Emperor: London 2012

Not a bad show. BBF3 isn’t as good as another recent version, but it’s still better than the old ones. Extended noise/solo outro for it. Over all a good show, but “Behemoth” is kind of dull.

Winter Olympics In Trouble After Oslo Withdraws It's Bid

http://www.kettlemag.co.uk/article/winter-olympics-trouble-after-oslo-withdraws-its-bid

Last week the country of Norway’s Conservative party withdrew its bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Oslo. The decision leaves just two cities, Almaty – Kazakhstan, and Beijing as the remaining duo in the race to host the Games. 563 more words

Sports Feature

Southwark Park Sports Centre - London, England, U.K.

The Amazing Race teams traveled from the Virgin Islands to London in episode 2 this week.  After landing they were instructed to get to Tower Bridge.   158 more words

Track And Field