Posts tagged “london2012”

Timeline for the London 2012 Olympics

An interactive timeline showing how the London 2012 games is taking shape: Building the London 2012 Olympics on Dipity.

How the London 2012 Olympics will create a lasting participation legacy

This is an excerpt of an article I wrote for Leisure Report in the UK. ---------------------------------------------------------- In the first article in this two-part series (2012 – After the golden show, Leisure Report, October 2008), I discussed the size of the ambition that organisers and stakeholders have set for London 2012. London aspires ...

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Is Cadbury really going to become a London 2012 Olympic sponsor?

I was not impressed to hear that London 2012 is in discussions to sign up Cadbury as a Tier 2 sponsor. The essence of the London 2012 legacy is to drive a lasting change in the nation's health and well-being. The focus is on inspiring people to move, not driving ...

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London 2012 – after the golden show

Below is an excerpt from my current budget health clubs article for Leisure Report Journal. Three years have already passed since London narrowly pipped Paris by 54 votes to 50 to secure the right to host the 30th summer Olympic and Paralympic Games. Paris was strongly tipped to secure the vote ...

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Olympics comes to London…and all because someone pressed the wrong button!

I was at the Business in Sport & Leisure Conference today held in London with an array of high profile speakers including The Rt Hon Richard Caborn MP, UK Minister for Sport. It was fascinating listening to Philip Beard, Commercial Director of the London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games ...

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