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Football VS: Athletics

This time a football incident will be compared with one from athletics. The incident from the football side of things is when England midfielder Jake Livermore tested positive for cocaine, while athletics has Mo Farah and his controversial trainer. 498 more words

London 2012 Olympic Games: What legacy did they leave?

On 6 July 2005, the 2012 Olympics were awarded to London. The saying; “inspire a generation” is one that was ever present throughout the bid, and may be the primary reason for it being successful. 489 more words

The Legacy of London 2012: Olympic Park Today

From Rowan Atkinson’s odd piano playing during the opening ceremony to that spectacular ‘Super Sunday’, the 2012 Olympic Games was something special.

With London taking the games into their own hands, they didn’t disappoint. 660 more words

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Changing Lanes

I started this blog back in August 2016 with the intention of chronicling my progress before reaching the denouement of the tale – a dip in my personal mecca, the London Olympic pool. 905 more words

Mission: London

Clarets Midfielder Selected For England

Jack Cork Selected For England 

Burnley Football Club midfielder Jack Cork has been called into Gareth Southgate senior England squad, following an outstanding start to the season with the Clarets.   266 more words

Reid reflects on Olympic experiences

Aileen Reid was highly tipped to do well at London 2012 but after a crash on her bike she finished 43rd. Gavin Hyland talks with the Olympic triathlete to find out how she rebounded from the disappointment of 2012. 725 more words

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Managing High-Performance Sport: Is Australia's Winning Edge a below-par strategy?

This blog post has been written following a class reading by Doctor Lisa Gowthorp on Australia’s Winning Edge program.

“If we don’t perform up to expectations at these Games there is going to be some very nervous people connected with Winning Edge” …

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