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Brits Head to Poland to Rule the Waves.

Brits Head to Poland to Rule the Waves.
Britain’s elite Olympic canoeists/kayakers are heading out to Poland this weekend with the intention of showing the rest of the world that Britannia still rules the waves, at least as far as this particular extreme sport is concerned. The first race of the ICF Canoe Sprint Cup will take place in Poznan and it is likely that the event will be particularly fiercely contested by the creme de la creme... 

Shanaze Reade Highlights BMX Social Benefits.

Shanaze Reade Highlights BMX Social Benefits.
Speaking to the Evening Standard, Britain’s Olympic gold medal hopeful, Shanaze Read, has highlighted the social benefits of investing in local sports infrastructure. The triple World Champion BMXrider insisted that encouraging participation in sporting activities could help direct wayward youths away from a life of crime, giving them “something to get up in the mornings for”.The 23-year-old... 

Olympic Campsite in Queen’s Back Garden.

Olympic Campsite in Queen's Back Garden.
The BBC has reported that part of Windsor Great Park is to be transformed into an Olympic campsite, in order to provide accommodation for visitors to the 2012 London Games. It is hoped that the site will provide pitches for up to one thousand visitors attending the various events being held on the famous Eton Dorney Lake. Since the 13th Century, Windsor Great Park has been the hunting ground of Windsor... 
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