Monthly Archives: April 2012

London2012: Straight ‘A’ Student – Now That’s Really Trying Hard For Great Britain!

Sophie Hitchon, the 2010 junior world champion, smashed her own UK hammer record in Chula Vista, California, yesterday when she twice recorded throws of 71.61 metres – a distance that exceeds the ‘A’ qualifying standard for this summer’s Olympics. How … Continue reading

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London2012: Big Mac for the Running Track

Macdonalds are opening the biggest Macdonalds in the world for the 6 weeks of London 2012 Olympic Games. Don’t worry too much though if you are as adverse to Macdonalds as HD, the park is served by many food outlets … Continue reading

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London 2012: Completion of Second Gamesmaker Training Day Brings the Games Alive!

HD attended the second training day in central London last Saturday. It left HD with two distinct feelings. Firstly, it brought the Games alive and secondly left HD pondering whether they had been roped into an episode of Twenty Twelve … Continue reading

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London2012: Tommy Godwin, 91, Proves Age is No Barrier

Tommy Goodwin double medalist from 1948 is still active for the London2012 games. Although born in Connecticut, USA he was a British Track Cyclist and then a coach to the British team. He is now an Ambassador to the London … Continue reading

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London2012 Technolgy Passes First Critical Test Phase

As a volunteer heading to the Olympic Park soon, HD is relaxed by this report. With 900 servers and over 10,000 computers it is reassuring to know that the first full stress test went ahead without too much discomfort. Here’s … Continue reading

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