Monthly Archives: June 2012

London2012: The Main Press Centre Opens on the Olympic Park.

Extending over four floors and sporting a post office and dry cleaners to name but just two of the retail outlets, the Press Centre has opened on the Olympic Park. Many Gamesmakers will be based in the centre before and … Continue reading

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London2012: Mo Farah Shows How Hungry He Is After European Win!

Mo’s celebration after winning the 5000 metres in Helsinki last night shows his love for a post race Happy Meal. Let’s hope this excellent business acumen leads to him being paid mega bucks for the advertising of one of the … Continue reading

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London2012: David Cameron Heckled By Olympics Volunteer

Upset Gamesmaker heckles David Cameron about the poor in London before being escorted out of the UDAC building. Cameron retorts that politics should be ‘left out’! So why was Cameron there if it was not to gain political points for … Continue reading

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London2012: McDonald’s releases it Olympic Park Menu

McDonald’s have released their menu for their outlets on the Olympic Park. Four outlets in all apparently. Well this Gamesmaker will not be eating any of this crap free or not! Carrying their colour red is as near I get … Continue reading

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London2012: Saudi Women to compete at London Olympic Games

  Saudi Arabia confirms women are being allowed to compete for the first time at London2012. Good news, but I bet they won’t be allowed to drive those Gamesmaker Beamers any time soon! Full report

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London2012: London Bomb Victim is Chosen for Parlympic Games

I know I’ve written on this before, then it is dear to my heart. Martine Wright, who lost both legs in the 7/7 London Bombings has definitely been named for the Paralympics Volley ball team for London2012. That has to … Continue reading

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London2012: ‘London is paved with bills and baked beans. ‘

Not my words, but it so sums up the plight of our lesser known sporting heroes (or heroines if you prefer). Whatever! Anyway these girls are really dedicated to their Olympic Handball challenge.   Handball? What’s that I hear you … Continue reading

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London2012: ‘MP3 Player, Bermuda Shorts and Rubber Duck’?

Well as a Gamesmaker I feel positively jealous! How come Team GB get rubber ducks when all I get is a pink Swatch? Warned they will leave the ‘Kitting Out’ do with large suitcases and bags full of kit and … Continue reading

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London2012: Getting Rather Tired of these Olympic Ticket Crooks

This Gamesmaker is getting rather tired of hearing about country’s Olympic officials making fast bucks on the back of touting tickets around the world. This alleged one may be a set up by the Sunday Times, but it must be … Continue reading

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London2012: Games Come In Under Budget. Hmm Let Me Think…

So Jeremy Hunt the Culture Secretary tells us the Games are under budget and LOCOG are to hand back nearly £500 million pounds. It’s taxpayers’ money so that is quite right. However, since there is so much cash still in … Continue reading

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