Glasgow Offers Olympic Games Volunteers

on the start line in Glasgow

Glasgow is latest city in search for Games Makers. Scotland has over two thousand people eager to become volunteers for the London 2012. Some were interviewed at the Glasgow Science Centre in May.

First Olympic Marathon Cup For Sale

Historic Olympic marathon cup

A bid of over half million pounds bought the marathon cup which was won in the first Olympic Games in Athens in 1896

Worlds Best Cyclists in Olympic Test Race

jubilant cyclist

Huge crowds turned out for the London 2012 preview cycle event Sunday August 14. Britain’s Mark Cavendish won the race.

Olympics: In The Park

Park - Olympics Stadium towers over public

Apart from events, hamburgers and coke – they aren’t the only options inside the Olympics Park. The huge crowds will have no problem getting their ‘once in a lifetime’ experience. The Stadium is magnificent and the public is soaking up the sporting events and atomosphere of the park. Should male volleyball players wear speedos?

Olympic Park Transforms

London Olympic Park -Legacy in progress

Now known as Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park the legacy team are transforming the Olympic and Paralympic venue into a huge location for everyone to enjoy. Great plans under way to celebrate anniversary of the Olympic Games in July. Best views are from the Orbit.

London Marathon on Track After Boston Explosions

London Marathon - preparing

As runners were singing on for the London marathon black ribbons were handed out to be worn as a mark of respect for those killed in the Boston blasts. Extra security was drafted in to patrol London streets for the huge race

Year of Olympic Games

Olympic Games Jonathan Edwards Triple Jump

Year of Olympic Games. London 2012 Games are the country’s hottest topic

Packed Paralympics

Packed Paralympics crowd at entrance

The Paralympics in the UK have been described as a huge success. Medals have been won and lost but the crowds continue to love the thrill of the great sporting events. TeamGB is third on the medals table! YNUKtv spoke to people at the Olympic Park who had experienced the great sporting occasion

Flame Wows Torchbearers

Jack Taylor wowed by the Flame

The Olympic Games are now open after a spectacular opening ceremony created by film director Danny Boyle. The Torch was the highlight and wowed the crowd and had been carried across UK by 8,000 torchbearers. It left many of them emotional and in tears.

Four Flames For Paralympics 2012

Four Flames For Paralympics 2012 Blind torch bearer

The Paralympics torch has four flames with each one of them lit on top of the UK’s four highest mountains. Groups of Scouts and disabled volunteers climbed the summits where they sparked a national flame. This one is from Slieve Donard in the Mountains of Mourne in Co Down