Tag Archives: 2012 Summer Olympics

Okoye looks to spin his career for the lure of NFL draft

By Ian Lamont Hearing Lawrence Okoye, the British record-holder in the discus, describe gridiron as “football” was somewhat strange – especially as he seems to want to raise its profile in Britain, where the word has a completely different meaning. … Continue reading

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Croydon’s Olympic volunteers offered free photo-shoot

Were you an Olympic Games volunteer? A local business is offering a free photo-shoot of volunteers in their Olympic uniform together with their ID as a special thank-you for all their efforts during the London 2012 Games. The picture will … Continue reading

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Beddington boxer Edwards’ Olympic dream is at an end

Disappointment, with 100 days to go until the Opening Ceremony of the London Olympics, for one local hopeful, Beddington boxer Charlie Edwards. The 19-year-old, a European bronze medal-winner at light-flyweight last year, needed to reach the semi-finals of this week’s … Continue reading

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Boxer Charlie Edwards guaranteed European bronze medal

If you think bidding online for an London 2012 ticket is tough, you should try going through what 18-year-old Beddington boxer Charlie Edwards is doing, fighting his way to an Olympic berth. In Ankara, Turkey, for his senior international championship … Continue reading

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Beddington boxer gets one bout closer to Olympic dream

If you booked your tickets for the London Olympics, did you make sure that you included seats for the light-flyweight boxing bouts? Teenager Charlie Edwards moved a step closer to qualifying for a place in the London Games by winning … Continue reading

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