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London Olympic Park Orbit turned into 'world's longest' tunnel slide

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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So here we are

After dusting off the blog, thought I’d resurrect this gallery from 2012 because it makes me smile. It was the summer before T started school and we spent much of it hunting down as many Wenlock’s and Mandeville’s as we could. 37 more words

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{Girl Crush Tuesday} The remarkable Jacqueline

We have some pretty hard girl crushes. These are the types of ladies that stamp their style on the world. They are the type of people that will always be remembered and little girls grow up wanting to be. 162 more words

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New Media and Global Marketing in Sport

It’s scary to think how quickly things can develop. New media between the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games and London 2012 Olympic Games is an example of this. 793 more words

A BRONZE MEDAL, PARK BENCH AND AIMS OF REPEATED SUCCESS FOR TABLE TENNIS PARALYMPIAN SARA HEAD.

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

Uniform flashback: The varied style choices of London 2012

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

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Wearing the maple leaf: Team Canada through the decades

Just as fashion evolves, so too does Olympic fashion.

So with the launch of the Team Canada uniform kit for Rio 2016, there’s not a better time to look back to see what Canadian athletes wore at past summer Olympic Games. 744 more words

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