London 2012 Olympics: Day Eleven – Cycling, Wrestling, Cycling, Athletics and Cycling

Yesterday some one text me to ask where the sudden cycling passion has arisen from. I guess I have to point to the Pringle in the Park…The velodrome has provided some of the best entertainment over the Games. The Swimming was magnificent for last week and the Athletics were amazing for the weekend but the one thing … Continue reading

London 2012 Olympics: Day Ten – Four legs gold, two wheels more gold

The last Monday of the 2012 Olympic Games. It has passed with a disgraceful swiftness and I feel that I haven’t had the chance to take it all in, much like an anorexic at a buffet. After quiet day on Sunday the competition roared back to life once more yesterday. Sadly I had to get my bike serviced 10 … Continue reading

London 2012 Olympics: Day Nine – The Athletes don’t make the Games, London does

After ‘Super Saturday’ must come ‘Sleepy Sunday’. That’s not to say that the sport was not as furious and as fast-paced or that the athletes were more sparse – it is still only the third day of the Olympic stadium being used in anger and LOCOG need to get the full use out of the … Continue reading

London 2012 Olympics: Day Eight – Ennis, Farah, Rutherford and Golds out of the ears

It was billed as ‘Super Saturday’ by LOCOG and by God it was. Huge events both beginning and ending in the Olympic Stadium. Else where around London, Hyde Park entered the Olympic fray, the Velodrome was a continued flurry of enjoyment and success and Wimbledon fever was back! Firstly the need is to pay homage … Continue reading

London 2012 Olympics: Day Seven – And on the seventh day God said “Let there be Athletics!”

It has been a week of the 2012 Games and I personally have yet to tire of it. This has been a light week of work for me with many of my colleagues and my supervisor on holiday so I have been able to spend many waking moments devouring the Olympic Games. You would have … Continue reading

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