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Are you ready for RIO 2016?

As the Channel 4 Superhuman adverts start to appear on our TVs, it reminds us all that RIO 2016 is only 9 months away. What better way to prepare for another great Paralympic Games than to look back at the success of London 2012? 266 more words

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My Olympic Odyssey blog (part 6): the Games Maker interview process, or how to out-grin the others

By Jo Gunston

July 2011

It’s eerily quiet at London’s ExCeL conference centre at 10am one Saturday one year before the London 2012 Olympic Games would begin. 742 more words



Well into the screening of T-Rex, there was a moment where I looked around and half the theatre audience was wiping away tears. It’s an indication of how powerful the documentary is that follows 17 year old Claressa “T-Rex” Shields, as she literally fights her way out of poverty in Flint, Michigan. 240 more words



As I said in my previous post I have no idea how this site works, I am NO good at computer things and I’m gonna be twenty one in August, dear me. 1,252 more words

Remembering London: New Filofax

Sheffield was good to me in terms of goodies. As well as the journal I’ve been looking for for a year, I also found this little beauty. 232 more words