Michelle Obama to lead US delegation at the Olympics

Recent reports from the White House suggest that Michelle Obama will be part of lead the official Olympic Games delegation from the USA to London 2012 Olympic Games. It has been also known for a while that the British Queen will be present at the opening ceremony at the Olympic Stadium on the first day of the London Olympics. The London Olympic Games will begion on July 27. The major international sports event, expected to be seen and followed by around a billion people, will finish on August 12. 204 nations and 10500 athletes will be competing and taking part … Continue reading

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Find an apartment or hotel

In just over 150 days, hundreds of thousands of people will travel to and congregate in London for what is sure to be an exciting couple of weeks of one of the best Summer Olympics of all time. It is thought that there will be a large number of visitors to London who don’t even have a ticket to any of the events but have just come to enjoy the atmosphere and feel the spirit of the Olympic games. Because of this, it is important to find and book accommodation for the London Olympics early. There are still option available … Continue reading

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Anti-doping lab opened

The London Olympics will have a very strong anti-doping focus with the state of the art brand new high tech laboratory opened recently to police the event. The laboratory will be analysing over six thousand athlete samples during the summer games with over two hundred employees and thousands of volunteers working around the clock with the team led by David Cowan, a professor from the esteemed King’s College London. The lab is located in Essex about 25 kilometres from the Olympic Stadium. The 2012 Olympics will likely be the most controlled summer games in history. The message to athletes thinking … Continue reading

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Oscar Pretorius’ London Olympics Dream

In London Olympics News today, Oscar Pistorius, the equally inspirational and controversial Paralympian known as the ‘Blade Runner’, has talked about what he expects from his Olympic dream. The 25 year old South African has stated that should he make the Olympics next year, the occasion would not really be an opportunity for him to get medals but rather to show just what can be achieved with hard work and perform at his best. “I am ranked 17th in the world,” Pistorus said. “So, yeah, I’d be more than happy to make it to the last 16. For me, it’s … Continue reading

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Bolt aiming for four gold medals

Usain Bolt is targeting 4 gold medals at next summer’s London Olympics, by adding the 4x 400m relay to his schedule. In 2008, Bolt won gold medals in the 100m, 200m and 4x100m. The Olympics chapion said he would gladly join the four by four hundred team. “If I can help to get them a gold medal, I will want to go on that team,” he said. In the male division at the Olympics, the last athlete to win 4 gold medals was Carl Lewis back in 1984 at the LA Olympics, but one of those events was in the … Continue reading

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Beckham to play in London?

David Beckham has spoken of his interest in playing for the British Olympic football team at the 2012 London Olympics and believes he can still perform well at the top level. “We all dream about it and we all think about it. If it happens, I’ll be honoured,” Beckham said. The successful career of the 36 year old midfielder is slowly winding down. His contract at US Major League Soccer club Los Angeles Galaxy will expire soon and he may seek a loan move to a European club to maintain his form for the home London Olympics. “Right now, I … Continue reading

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