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Archive for May, 2011

London 2012 transport ‘big build’ complete

May 31st, 2011

The transport ‘big build’, that will help spectators and the rest of London keep moving during the Games, has been completed by the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA).

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Deadline for London 2012 Chef de Mission Workshop Approaching

May 31st, 2011

National Paralympic Committees have until 31 May to register their interest

Paralympics

Parson Wins Wellington Disabled Athlete of the Year Award

May 31st, 2011

World Champion cyclist Jayne Parson has been named the Pelorus Trust Disabled Athlete of the Year at the 2011 Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards…

Paralympics

London 2012 confirm Thames Water as tier three sponsor

May 31st, 2011

LOCOG today announces that Thames Water has been appointed as a tier three sponsor of London 2012…

Paralympics

Farah, Pavey triumph in London 10-K

May 31st, 2011

Mo Farah and Jo Pavey clinched the British 10 kilometer road running
titles today at the Bupa London 10,000, while Paula Radcliffe struggled
to a third place finish in her first race after an 18 month layoff.

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Summer lookahead: Contador questions, Phelps vs. Lochte, Bolt/Gay/Felix in Daegu

May 31st, 2011

Based on the fact that Memorial Day has now passed (and based on some
rather sweltering early morning temperatures on Tuesday), we're deeming
it officially safe to say that summer is unofficially here. And with
that in mind, here are three things we're eagerly anticipating in the
world of Olympic sports over the next few months:

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London readies for 2012 games

May 31st, 2011

London's mayor says he's giving local officials about $2.7 million to decorate the capital ahead of the 2012 Olympic Games.

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Paula Radcliffe struggles as London tests marathon course

May 31st, 2011

Britain's Paula Radcliffe made a disappointing return on Monday after an
18-month layoff when she was third in a 10km event on part of the route
for the 2012 London Olympics marathon.

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Argentina focus on England in Rugby World Cup preparations

May 31st, 2011

Argentina have rugby World Cup foes England in their sights as they seek
to emulate the heroics of the 2007 Pumas, who shocked the world by
finishing third at the last tournament in France.

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Fiji Olympic head threatens Rugby World Cup boycott

May 31st, 2011

The head of Fiji's Olympic Committee says the South Pacific nation
should boycott the Rugby World Cup this year if sanctions imposed by New
Zealand prevent it from selecting its best team.

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