Posts Tagged ‘Sport’

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23rd December- Remember the Olympics Opening Ceremony?

23 December 2012 | Helen Booth

23rd December:  All that British cynicism and apathy finally vanished, as we were all stunned by Danny Boyle’s creative, eccentric and totally, wonderfully British opening ceremony.  ‘Isles of wonder’ featured athletes from over 200 countries. [...]

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21st December- Remember When Andy Murray Won Gold?

21 December 2012 | Sarah Graveling

After a tumultuous relationship borne through several frustrating Wimbledon appearances, the country finally warmed to Andy Murray in 2012, as we all cheered him for winning Gold. The chilly Scot finally had a massive grin [...]

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19th December – Remember Usain Bolt’s 100m Victory?

19 December 2012 | Aqil Rouf

“Number one baby, all day, every day!”… Today we celebrate Usain Bolt’s 100m victory. Bolt beat off the likes of Blake and Gatlin to win Olympic Gold, completing the sprint in just 9.63 seconds. If [...]

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15th December- Remember the Appearance of the First Saudi Athlete?

15 December 2012 | Asad Imam

Today our ‘Year to Celebrate’ app celebrates the first EVER Saudi female athletes to compete in the Olympics. Track athlete Sarah Atar and judoka Wojdan Shaherkani made history when they competed at London 2012. This [...]

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14th Remember when Bradley Wiggins was Enthroned?

14 December 2012 | Helen Booth

Today, in our ‘Year to Celebrate’ app we celebrate Bradley Wiggins being crowned king of the biking world ‘Wiggo’ made victory look both effortless  and cool when he sat outside Hampton Court at the end [...]

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10th December- Remember when David Weir Won 4 Paralympic Gold Medals?

10 December 2012 | Sarah Graveling

Today’s ‘Year to Celebrate’ entry is a truly remarkable triumph! Not only did paralympian David Weir compete in an outstanding seven races, in just ten days, he completed a total of 35.3 miles, and he [...]

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5th December – Remember the Olympics Closing Ceremony?

5 December 2012 | Liz Morray

 A fine example of that saying ‘Everything good must come to an end’, and what a bloody good end it was! The world realised how GREAT Britain is and what better way to celebrate than [...]

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4th December- Remember when Both Browlee Brothers Won Medals?

4 December 2012 | Lily Shanahan

What do you mean you haven’t downloaded our app, do you want to be on Santa’s naughty list? No presents for you! Look, quickly download it now, and we’ll pretend you’ve been good all year…. Now you [...]

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2nd December- Remember when Michael Phelps Became the Greatest Ever Olympian

2 December 2012 | Sarah Graveling

By this point we’re going to assume you’ve already downloaded our Year to Celebrate app – if you haven’t, we suggest you take a moment to have a think about where you went wrong in [...]

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Are Tom Daley and Jess Ennis Team GB’s ‘hottest’ athletes?

26 June 2012 | Tanya Goodin

Published today, exactly one month to go before the opening ceremony for the London 2012 Olympics, Tamar’s Sports Index Vol 4 looks at the popularity of Google searches for the currently selected Team GB athletes [...]