Tag: London 2012 Olympics

The Start of Something Special

British athletics hasn’t had much success for a long time – indeed, there have been very few medal-winning athletes since the likes of Ovett, Wells, Coe and Thompson way back in the ‘70s and ‘80s. That’s not saying that there haven’t been some outstanding… Continue Reading “The Start of Something Special”

2013 – my review of a wonderful year of sport

Whilst 2012 was dominated by the Olympic Games, British sport didn’t enjoy much success outside of those few weeks of madness in late summer and early autumn. 2013, however, provided us with many more reasons to celebrate. The year included long-awaited victories, new records,… Continue Reading “2013 – my review of a wonderful year of sport”

Calling all football and rugby fans… Don’t hide away just yet!

As the domestic football and rugby seasons come to a close, there are a number of reasons why you shouldn’t put your televisions into hibernation just yet. There is still plenty of action to come between May and August, including the greatest two-team rivalry… Continue Reading “Calling all football and rugby fans… Don’t hide away just yet!”

‘Don’t panic, don’t panic!’ (written on Sunday morning)

2012 couldn’t have gone much better for British track cycling could it? Seven gold medals at the Olympics alongside a silver and a bronze showed how dominant Team GB were at the London Olympics and that gold medal haul could have been even greater… Continue Reading “‘Don’t panic, don’t panic!’ (written on Sunday morning)”