Blog Posts - London 2012



Lee Merrien to miss the London Marathon

Olympian Lee Merrien has confirmed he will miss the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon in April. The 35-year-old was the fastest British competitor when he last raced the event back in 2012, helping him gain selection for the London 2012 Olympic Games...
by Tibs News on Jan 14, 2015

Para-cycling sensationally left out of Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games due to administrative error

Para-cycling has been left out of the initial sports short-listed for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, due to the sport’s governing body not submitting its paperwork in time. Cycling’s governing body, the UCI, failed to submit its application to the...
by Tibs News on Oct 18, 2014

Tyson tarnished by twelve-month ban

Former 100m and 200m world champion Tyson Gay has been handed a one-year ban after being suspended for testing positive to a banned anabolic steroid. As well as a 12-month suspension, the 31 year-old American sprinter has already been ordered to retu...
by Tibs News on May 3, 2014

Tomlinson: Rutherford’s record is illegal

Greg Rutherford’s British long-jump record stands despite accusations from fellow countryman Chris Tomlinson. The 27 year-old London 2012 Olympic gold medallist leaped to a magnificent 8.51m in San Diego to set a new national record last Thursday.
by Tibs News on Apr 30, 2014

G4 No!

Either yesterday was seen as a good day to bury embarrassing news by the Government or else journalists found some stories capable of  reinforcing the idea that despite the move of Maria Miller, that the Government has still not understood the o...
by IanChisnall on Apr 10, 2014

Lord Coe eyes IAAF presidency

Lord Sebastian Coe has hinted he will seek the International Association of Athletic Federations presidency next year. The 57 year-old will have the chance to snatch the highest honour in world athletics when Lamine Diack steps down in 2015 after 16...
by Tibs News on Apr 10, 2014

G4 No!

Either yesterday was seen as a good day to bury embarrassing news by the Government or else journalists found some stories capable of  reinforcing the idea that despite the move of Maria Miller, that the Government has still not understood the o...
by IanChisnall on Apr 10, 2014

Dear Sajid

Congratulations on your new promotion, you must be thrilled. Whilst you will have plenty of ideas of your own for your new role, I wondered if I could add a suggestion for your early attention. The news that you have … Continue reading →...
by IanChisnall on Apr 9, 2014

Dear Sajid

Congratulations on your new promotion, you must be thrilled. Whilst you will have plenty of ideas of your own for your new role, I wondered if I could add a suggestion for your early attention. The news that you have … Continue reading →...
by IanChisnall on Apr 9, 2014

The One Where I Accidently Run 5 Miles for Charity

Some of you may remember that way back on May this year I won a place in The National Lottery - 5 Mile - Back to the Stadium Run. What I failed to mention at the time was that I won the place by accident! If you follow me on Twitter then you'll know...
by Second Time Mummy on Aug 7, 2013

Longfellow acoustic performance on the steps of St Paul's

Longfellow acoustic performance on the steps of St Paul's Longfellow is Owen Lloyd (lead vocals), Tom Warhurst (Drums), James Thomas (Electric Guitar), Isaac Shiman (Bass Guitar) and Ali Hetherington (Piano/synth). They are set to release their hear...
by MusicMafiaUK on Jul 18, 2013

FRIDAY FEATURE: Have the past 12 months been a breakthrough for British tennis?

As sporting years go; from a British perspective, the past 12 months has to be one of the most prosperous that has ever been witnessed. For example, last summer’s 30th Olympiad held in London, for a record third time, has been heralded as the great...
by Tibs News on Jul 12, 2013

Sir Chris Hoy goes out at…

...the very top. That final Olympic gold medal in the London velodrome last August in the keirin was the perfect way to end a career that has been filled with medals and greatness in the sport. Read the rest of this crap at Toxic Web → .
by Toxic Web on Apr 19, 2013

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by ARABA OYUNLARI on Apr 6, 2013

Nancy Jaynes Scam

Dear Email Winner:It is a pleasure to inform you through this medium that your email address was attached to Ticket Number 27522465896-6453, Ref Number 132/756/4534, Batch Number 638901527-AMB/02, with your Serial Number 3772-554, drew you a lucky Nu...
by Hoax and Joke on Feb 21, 2013

Lance Armstrong and the cycle of corruption?

Lance Armstrong confessed to Oprah Winfrey that he took EPO, testosterone, cortisone and human growth hormone to help him to seven Tour de France victories After Lance Armstrong’s stage managed pantomime confession on the Oprah Winfrey show...
by DaithaiC on Jan 18, 2013

Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympics

Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympics Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games sport / board game is on the 2012 Olympics in London, which houses a wide range of characters from the Nintendo universe Sonic and competitive Olympic-st...
by WestNewSky3dModelGenesis on Jan 9, 2013

The Top International Basketball Stories of 2012

2012 was a great year for international ball. We had the Olympics, the FIBA World Championships for Boys, the Jones Cup, and several other noteworthy tourneys. In this post, we’ll look at the events that distracted us from our usual dose of NBA and...
by Hoop Nut on Jan 1, 2013

The Cream of the Crop 2012

It’s the turn of a new year, a time to reflect on the recent past. And what a hectic time it’s been for these old two old drunken reprobates. Four years ago, we jumped the good ship Blighty and swam ashore to paradise in search of a dotty dotage...
by Perking the Pansies on Dec 31, 2012

2012 TSR Rankings: The Year's Best in Fan Fashion & Style

You might have heard of the BCS Rankings, but those won't mean much come 2014, so here's a brand new list to dissect and debate: The 2012 TSR Rankings. This one has nothing to do with teams or records; it's all about the best in fan fashion and style...
by The Style Ref on Dec 31, 2012


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