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.

Forces Join Eid Cup In Sports Festival

Forces play in Eid Cup

British Army and Met Police teamed-up to play in the Eid Cup at Hackney Marshes. This video was chosen to carry special London 2012 image

Worlds Longest Photo Jumps To Challenge

photo jumping after the other

Fresh from winning a photo award designer Clare Newton has taken on another project. She will present “Emperors for Tea at the Savoy, a lavish tea party in January next year. Clare was recenlty awarded the Guinness World Record for the largest photo exhibition ever held.

New Sports Facility Proposed

Sports - New centre planned

Plans to build a new sports track to replace the Don Valley Stadium were unveiled in Sheffield by former sports minister and Sheffield Labour MP Richard Caborn The Stadium where Olympic hero Jessica Ennis trained was threatened with demolition

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.

Marathon Leads Sports Festival

Marathon sparks sports festiva

A massive day of sport marks a year, One2Go, to the Olympics and Paralympics

20.12 Birthday Kids Olympic Welcome

20 Dec Birthday Kids

Not far from Olympic stadium a party was going on kids celebrated their 7th birthday day 20 month 12

Golden Hoy Box for Edinburgh

Edinburgh honours Golden Hoy - pic BBC

Sir Chris Hoy has a second gold post box in Edinburgh. Born in the Scottish city the Golden Hoy box has been painted in recognition of his remarkable Olympics achievements. He is Britain’s greatest Olympian ever! There are more videos from Scotland under Nation News at top of page

Star Studded Olympic Finale

Star studded Olympic finale Muse taking part?

Some of Britain’s best in the pop world is expected to make-up a star studded Olympic finale. George Michael has been tweeting that he’s definitely in the show while London 2012 is not confirming his appearance. Anyway, its bound to be a great, great show

Boxer Katie Taylor Draws The Crowds

Katie Taylor throws winning punch - pic Independent ie

The hometown of Olympic boxer Katie Taylor in Co Wicklow is celebrating her silver medal and have no doubt she will secure gold when she enters the ring with Russia’s number two seed. 26 year old Katie reckons she’ll get just a couple hours sleep because she can’t rest before the big matches