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Vakalis prepares to represent Canada at modern pentathlon worlds

Get ready Canada, the 2017 UIPM modern pentathlon world championships are just around the corner and will take place August 21-29 in Cairo, Egypt.

The competition is guaranteed to have no have shortage of action as athletes will compete against each other in five very different disciplines, including fencing, swimming (200m freestyle), equestrian jumping and a combined running-shooting event. 133 more words

#51 - Watch the Olympics Live

‘”Inspire a generation” is our motto. Not necessarily “Create a generation” …
which is what they sometimes get up to in the Olympic village’
– Boris Johnson… 241 more words

Personal

Review: Olympilads at Theatre N16

It came as a shock to me a few weeks ago when I realised it was already the fifth anniversary of the London 2012 opening ceremony. 684 more words

London Theatre

How to Plan a Trip to the Olympics

If attending the Olympics is not on your travel bucket list, it absolutely should be. I’ve had the opportunity to attend 4 Olympics, some as personal travel and others as part of my career, and I would encourage anyone with even a remote interest in travel and sports to attend. 633 more words

Travel

Five years on, biggest winners of London Olympics were West Ham's millionaire owners - The i newspaper online iNews

This time was going to be different. “Legacy is probably nine-tenths of what this process is about,” declared Sebastian Coe, the chairman of London 2012, i… 20 more words

Olympic Legacy

Life after Bolt? Who will emerge to carry men's athletics?

The greatest athlete ever to lace up a pair of spikes Usain Bolt, will bring down the curtain on a stunning career when he bows out at the Olympic Stadium at the World Championships this summer. 1,774 more words

Athletics

5 Years since the King's Land

5 years and one month in fact, as of today :-)

There’s a huge wealth of  material about the project – the single biggest solo-artist street art project EVER in London –   out there, from a BBC film shown all over the world during the Olympics, to my own blog. 41 more words