Paralympics Gold Sailor Sets Sights Rio 2016

Rio 2016 Paralympian sailor Helena Lucas MBE

Helena Lucas MBE is proud of her 2012 gold and is determined to compete again for the top medal. But Rio is an expensive journey. However a fundraising plan has been put together. Those who donate get their names on her boat! The video explains

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

Security Tightens For Olympic Games

security action on the Thames

Big political row going on after an extra 3,500 troops will be deployed to secure the Olympic Games. The private contractor G4S admits it cannot do the job and the people it has employed are not showing up for work! The Video has public reaction to earlier plans for military to join the policing of the Games

Olympic Flame Blazes In UK

what a great flame thrilled the massive crowds when he joined torchbearers on the streets of Taunton to carry the Olympic flame. Its something he dreamed of doing since he was a boy – very exciting

Olympics: In The Park

London 2012 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?

Danny Boyle and Olympics Here We Come!

Danny Boyle & showing what it takes

Danny Boyle’s Olympics opening show was a massive success. The film director’s vision transformed a British meadow into the different generations of the UK. Here he is talking about wanting to keep his dance spectacular a secret

Year of Olympic Games

Olympic Games Jonathan Edwards Triple Jump

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

Videos That Made An Impact 2012

Videos Jubilee boats on river thames

Here are 5 videos chosen by YNUKtv for their impact on communities during 2012. Local news videos have been given the spotlight by many citizen journalists across the UK. The top item is from Portrush and tells the story of torchbearers

East End Taken Over by Olympic Tsunami

East End feels left out

An Olympic Tsunami has hit the East End. That was the view of many in the community when construction work began on the Games Stadium. At the time they were angry pledges made to create jobs in the area were not being fulfilled.

Games Heats Up London

Olympic Clock Trafalgar popular spot

There’s no shortage of enthusiasm for the Olympic Games in the UK despite the rain! In this Video young people express their excitement over having the Games in London and believe its an opportunity to promote the country!