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Last Night's Viewing: Victoria Pendleton: Cycling's Golden Girl, BBC1
The Wrestlers: Fighting with My Family, Channel 4
Thursday 19 July 2012
Always warm-up first. The BBC understand this First Commandment of athletic preparation and so as the Olympics approach – a massive fixture for the armchair sportsman – they traditionally lay on a schedule of light stretching and eyeball calisthenics to get us ready for the main event.
Wednesday 18 July 2012
Tuesday 03 July 2012
Yohan Blake earned his nickname for a brutal training regime – and his efforts are now paying off
Thursday 14 June 2012
New attitude sees high jumper leap to second in the world — via a spot of nude modelling
Sunday 27 May 2012
It is no longer considered smart to claim: "Oh, I'm hopeless at maths," but that doesn't mean most of us are much good at it. So certain chapters in this book, written by a professor of mathematical sciences, are a distinct challenge for those of us who haven't attempted to unravel an equation for years.
Saturday 19 May 2012
Hospitality provider has spaces at many key Olympic events, does deal with Ticketmaster
Something From The Weekend: Usain Bolt's blistering speed; Bolton Wanderers crumble; Fernando's dismissal
Monday 07 May 2012
The Good, The Bad and The Odd
Sunday 06 May 2012
Saturday 05 May 2012
Outside Stratford station, you could hardly miss the volunteers with their pink foam hands, pointing the way towards Olympic Park.
Thursday 03 May 2012
Military chiefs said today that they hoped to “allay people's fears” as they unveiled surface-to-air missiles which could be deployed at six sites across London during the Olympics.
Saturday 21 April 2012
This summer the Authors Cricket Club will attempt to marry the power of the written word with that goosebump moment that comes from the perfect cover drive
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