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My Olympic viewing – Day 16: Celebrating British music, film and fashion


Medals: Gold – Anthony Joshua – Boxing Super-heavyweight. Silver – Fred Evans – Boxing Bantamweight, Samantha Murray – Women’s Modern Pentathlon The Olympics of London 2012 are over and we are getting ready for the Paralympics. I feel so proud … Continue reading

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My Olympic viewing – Day 15: #GoMo


Medals: Gold – Mo Farah – Men’s 5000m, Ed McKeever – Men’s 200m Kayak K1, Luke Campbell – Bantamweight Boxing. Bronze – Tom Daley – Men’s 10m diving, Men’s 200m Kayak K2. Yesterday in Leicester a group of residents of … Continue reading

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My Olympic viewing – Day 14: TV trickery


Medals: Silver: Men’s Sailing 470, Women’s Sailing 470. Bronze: Women’s Hockey, Lutalo Muhammad – Men’s Taekwondo All coverage of the London Olympic Games is provided by the Olympic Broadcasting Service based in Spain. they have used 1,223 cameras wired up … Continue reading

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My Olympic viewing – Day 13: More sport, less chat


Medals – Gold: Charlotte Dujardin – Freestyle Dressage, Nicola Adams – Womens Flyweight Boxing, Jade Jones – Womens Taekwondo -57kg. Bronze – Laura Bechtolsheimer – Freestyle Dressage A very odd highlights programme last night with Gaby Logan. She has been … Continue reading

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My Olympic viewing – Day 12: Where’s Wenlock?


Medals: None The Arcelor Mittal Orbit Tower looms over the Olympic Park… and it’s growing on me. The sheer size of it is disconcerting. I’m a big fan of the Angel Of the North, I’ve seen the Statue of Liberty … Continue reading

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My Olympic viewing – Day 11: Beijing beaten, BBC blunders, Hoy Hooray


Medals: Gold – Chris Hoy – Men’s Cycling Keirin, Laura Trott – Women’s Cycling Omnium, Dressage Team, Alistair Brownlee – Men’s Triathlon. Silver -Victoria Pendleton – Women’s Cycling Sprint, Nick Dempsey – Men’s Windsurfing. Bronze – Jonny Brownlee – Men’s … Continue reading

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My Olympic viewing – Day 10: Credit where credit’s due


Medals: Gold – Equestrian Team Show Jumping, Jason Kenny – Men’s Cycling Sprint. Bronze – Beth Tweddle – Gymnastics Uneven Bars Not many people realise that the greatest performer in horse racing in recent times is Tom Queally. He has … Continue reading

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My Olympic viewing – Day 9: Usain Bolt…that is all


Medals: Gold – Andy Murray – Mens Singles, Ben Ainslie – Sailing Finn. Silver – Christine Ohurugu – Women’s 400m,   Louis Smith – Men’s Pommel, Tennis Mixed Doubles, Sailing Star Class. Bronze – Ed Clancy – Men’s Cycling Omnium, … Continue reading

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My Olympic viewing – Day 8: Goldrush and the bases are loaded


Medals: Gold – Men’s Rowing Four, Women’s Double Sculls. Jessica Ennis – Heptathlon, Mo Farah – 10,000m, Greg Rutherford, Women’s Cycling Team Pursuit. Silver – Men’s Double Sculls. Fever pitch excitement everywhere yesterday as the Rowing machine crunched out another 2 … Continue reading

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My Olympic viewing – Day 7: A vision of a weird but colourful future


Medals: Gold: Mens Cycling Pursuit, Victoria Pendleton – Women’s Cycling Keirin, Women’s Rowing Double Sculls. Bronze: Rebecca Adlington – Women’s 800m freestyle, Karina Bryant – Women’s Judo +78kg, Alan Campbell – Men’s Single Sculls The styling for the Olympics is … Continue reading

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