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Visa’s Epic Olympic Fail

Visa's Epic Olympic Fail
Visa, one of the superbrands sponsoring the London 2012 Olympic Games, has made a monumental cock-up. The credit / debit card multinational corporation proudly unveiled a 2012 themed promotional poster in London today, featuring one of the U.K’s top medal prospects,  Shanaze Reade. The only problem was they got the name of Britain’s top BMX rider totally wrong – calling her Stephanie Reid - Stephanie... 

Tickets For Olympic Sprint Canoe Still Available

Tickets For Olympic Sprint Canoe Still Available
Incredibly, there are still tickets available for the Olympic Sprint Canoe and Slalom Canoe events due to take place in August at Dorney Lake, Eton. Despite the fact that the Canoe and Kayak competitions are amongst a handful of sporting events at which Team GB stands a very decent chance of securing medals, the U.K. public has yet to buy-up all the available tickets. - Team GB’s Olympic Sprint Canoe... 

9 Become 10 – Extra Athlete Added to Team GB Canoe Squad.

9 Become 10 - Extra Athlete Added to Team GB Canoe Squad.
Team GB’s Olympic canoe squad has announced that it will be adding an extra member just two days after the line-up of nine elite athletes was announced. It is not yet known who will take the extra slot or in which event they will be competing, but there are a number of likely candidates.News of the official British 2012 Olympic squad was well received by sports commentators across the country. The... 

Is Inline Skate the Answer to London’s Transport Problems?

Is Inline Skate the Answer to London's Transport Problems?
Transport For London (TFL), the official body charged with managing the travel networks in the British capital, has urged commuters to take-up rollerblading in advance of the 2012 Olympic Games. In a move that demonstrates a worrying deficit of confidence in London’s public transport system, the body has initiated a two-pronged public campaign, which has focused on extreme sports. - The first objective... 

British Olympian Liam Phillips Races For Fitness.

British Olympian Liam Phillips Races For Fitness.
Olympic BMX rider Liam Phillips has admitted that he is up against  the clock when it comes to attaining full fitness for the London 2012 Games. The 23-year-old athlete from Taunton recently broke his collarbone at the BMX World Championships and since then, he has been unable to resume training. The injury was severe enough to require surgery, bringing the total number of times his shoulder has been... 

Bryony Shaw Laments Loss of Olympic Windsurfing.

Bryony Shaw Laments Loss of Olympic Windsurfing.
Bryony Shaw has expressed her disappointment at the International Sailing Federation’s decision to ditch windsurfing in favour of kitesurfing at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. The 29-year-old athlete from Wandsworth spoke to the press for the first time about the Olympic sailing reshuffle, which was fiercely blasted as being “out of touch” and “bizarre” by fellow British windsurfer Nick Dempsey... 

Team GB Sprint Canoe Team Announced.

Team GB Sprint Canoe Team Announced.
Today saw official confirmation of the nine-strong Team GB canoe sprint squad, with the announcement causing a lot of excitement amongst sports enthusiasts. The team is being heralded as one of the strongest fielded by the U.K. at this Summer’s Olympic Games, leading many to speculate that medal success may well be within sight. - Leading the team is Olympic Gold Medalist Tim Brabants, who will... 

Danny MacAskill Carries Olympic Torch.

Danny MacAskill Carries Olympic Torch.
The Olympic torch came to Scotland today following its five day tour of Ireland. The torch arrived by ferry in Stranraer early in the morning and quickly weaved its way along the western coast of the Southern Uplands to Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow. Here it was received by legendary Scottish MTB rider, Danny MacAskill. - MacAskill, who has achieved fame as a result of his extraordinary online... 
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