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Event: Centre for East London Studies (CELS) Conference Evaluating the legacy of the Olympic and Paralympic Games four years on

Centre for East London Studies (CELS) Conference

 Evaluating the legacy of the Olympic and Paralympic Games four years on

Tuesday 20th September 2016

9am – 4pm (Followed by tour of Olympic Park) 394 more words


Brands Line Up to Put Boot In on Ryan Lochte. World Tries to Keep Straight Face

More bad news for ridiculous toilet-smashing man-child and occasional American swimmer Ryan Lochte today as he is dropped by more sponsors, including swimwear manufacturer Speedo and fashion label Ralph Lauren. 382 more words


Top 10 Track and Field moments from Rio 2016

Athletics is going through arguably the toughest period in its history. Doping scandals, corruption within the IAAF and even controversy surrounding the gender of athletes… 1,150 more words


The End of the Paralympics?

Been following the #RioProblems hashtag?  Zika, sewage-polluted seas, serious transport problems, empty stadia, fart-flavour green diving pools…  Well, curb your indifference, folks, because it’s about to get worse.   1,140 more words

My Olympic Memories

I don’t know about the rest of you, but I am a HUGE fan of the Olympic Games. Summer or Winter…it doesn’t matter. I love watching them! 1,309 more words

Rio 2016: Top 10 Team GB gold medal winning moments

Four years after Team GB’s success at London 2012, the British athletes exceeded their previous medal haul by reaching 66 medals at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Saturday. 947 more words

Play With Flair

Summer Cycles: A Two Wheeled Olympic Adventure

Sarah Loughlin follows the 2012 Olympic Road Race Route to explore the beautiful Surrey hills, the River Thames and the Royal Parks.

There is nothing better than sailing past standstill traffic on your bike, feeling very smug from the cycle path, taking in a bit of sun and fresh air, while the angry car dwellers stare at the long line of vehicles in front. 510 more words