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The best way to respect the lionesses? Don't give them an "Olympic" "legacy"

Summer 2012. A group of athletes from an area of sport previously only followed by die-hards and sporting hipsters burst into the nation’s consciousness with their greatest ever performance, win the love of us all, and set up a legacy of sport which will surely change the way we think about British sporting identity forever. 476 more words

Tokyo 2020 Olympics Logo

The new Olympic logo has been revealed and seems to be carrying on the tradition of being slightly confusing. Unveiled this week for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics created by Japanese designer Kenjiro Sato and organisers said the logo¬†“reflects the vibrant nature of the city and the welcoming spirit of its citizens”. 231 more words


The Carnival Experience

I have always loved carnival. I love the music and the colourful costumes, regardless of sun or rain everyone enjoys carnival. When it was announced at the London 2012 Olympics that in 2016 Rio De Janeiro will be the next Olympics host I was ecstatic. 315 more words

Running in the footsteps of champions

One thing I’ve realised I do when I’m running is to constantly worry about what’s to come. Rather than running in the moment, focusing on breathing and taking one step at a time, I’m thinking about how far I still have to go, and the hills and tiredness ahead. 829 more words


LEGO Summer Fun

The past few weeks have been somewhat hectic to say the least, not just with the daily grind of work and family life, although I am currently glad it’s the holidays, but it’s also been a busy few weeks trying to sort out some of my images for LEGO to use for a campaign they are running this summer on their websites. 234 more words

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I choose to remember the good times.

On Monday 6th July 2005 I, like many millions of others, went to bed feeling an immense sense of proud and excitement – albeit tinged with more than a little apprehension. 256 more words


"Life's horrible, it's really tough sometimes, you get a kick in the teeth, just when you think you've made it" Mark Sampson, 2015

7 sessions, 18 hours of training in 4 days over the past seven days. 

Consider that week one of preseason complete. Its been tough, mentally and physically. 789 more words

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