The Orbit, the tall tower-like structure next to London’s Olympic Stadium, is being transformed into “the world’s tallest and longest tunnel slide,” opening to the public June 24. 92 more words
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In a former mining village in South Wales stands a bench, a highly unusual wooden bench that might baffle the curious visitor. Earlier this year Rhondda Cynon Taf Council unveiled a bench in honour of one of the town’s most famous citizens; Paralympic Bronze Medallist, Sara Head, which she describes as “beautiful”. 1,540 more words
It’s a moment every athlete dreams of: walking into the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games.
On Tuesday, for the first time ever, Team Canada’s uniform is unveiled prior to that life-changing moment. 412 more words