Tag Archives: olympics

Sport Is Bad for You

The legacy of the Olympics and Paralympics some have hoped aloud is that more of us, still all geed up and whooping, will take part in sport. When I say ‘us’ imagine instead the unspoken target: some pre-teen lazybones hunched … Continue reading

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The Real Olympics

Guest post by Jonathan Eyers There are only so many guest posts you can write for a sports blog before you have to finally confess you’re just not that into the whole thing. It’s not that I’m apathetic about sport. … Continue reading

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Triathlon Triumph

Feeling inspired by the success of the Brownlee brothers? Thinking of taking up Triathlon or just want to improve your current sporting performance? Why not check out our Triathlon titles for guidance of avoiding injury, techniques and training tips for … Continue reading

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Dedicated sports lovers are we at Team Sport and huge supporters of British Cycling. Always close to the action, Charlotte Croft (Head of Sport and Fitness) cheered on Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome at the Men’s Road Race last Saturday … Continue reading

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Happy Olympics, Everybody!  Good luck, Team GB! Let the Games begin!  

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The Ancient Olympics laid bare…

The tittering schoolboy version of the history of the Olympic Games would have us believe the Ancient Greeks used to strip naked, oil themselves up and then fight to the death in a stadium at Olympia. And believe them we … Continue reading

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Listen Out: Olympic Author on TalkSport Radio

Tune in your radios, turn up the volume, and sit back and listen to Richard Witt on the Hawksbee and Jacobs show tomorrow (Wednesday 4th July 2012) on TalkSport Radio between 1pm and 4pm. Richard, author the Olympic book A … Continue reading

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A Question of Sport

You’d have to have been living under a stone not to be aware of the incredible Summer of Sport almost upon us.  So, in order to whet your appetite, we’ve hand-picked a dozen tricky questions that will bring out your … Continue reading

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Olympians in Their Own Words

“I hope the Romanian doesn’t get through, because I can’t pronounce her bloody name.” Allegedly from David Coleman, British radio and TV commentator, at one of his many Olympic coverages, when he thought he was off air. “These are the … Continue reading

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