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  • London Legacy 1908 - 1948 - 2012 | Video

    London Legacy 1908 - 1948 - 2012

    Right from the start, legacy - with a very clear focus of totally transforming the East End of London - was fundamental to London 2012's plan. The theme of London 2012 was "Inspire a Generation" and this transformation was built around a Games that created opportunities across sport, education, culture, volunteering and sustainability. The London Games took place in some remarkable new venues. But just like the Richmond Oval in Vancouver, they haven’t simply been built for Games-time impact, but for legacy as well. And afterwards, they’ll be modified to meet the needs of the local communities and athletes long into the future.
  • London 2012 - Hammer Throw Women | Video

    London 2012 - Hammer Throw Women

    In October 2016, Tatyana LYSENKO of Russian Federation, competing in the Athletics Women's Hammer Throw event, in which she ranked first and for which she was awarded the gold medal, has been disqualified from the Games of the XXX Olympiad. London 2012 - Russia's Tatyana Lysenko wins gold in the Hammer Throw Women with an Olympic Games record of 78.18m. She led all the way through the competition, having thrown 77.56m with her first attempt, before going even further with her penultimate effort. Watch highlights from the final.
  • London 2012 - the highlights in pictures | Video

    London 2012 - the highlights in pictures

    London 2012 - records broken, goals achieved, thrills delivered. Relive some of the top moments of the Games, from the incredible Opening Ceremony at the Olympic stadium to the exploits of Bolt, Phelps and co, all of which combined to make London a joy from start to finish.
  • Taekwondo review - London 2012 a landmark | Video

    Taekwondo review - London 2012 a landmark

    London 2012 - the Games proved to be a landmark event for the martial art with a new scoring system and video replays for the first time. Europe led the way as Spain's Joel Gonzalez Bonilla added Olympic gold to his world title. Jade Jones of Team GB was roared by the 6,000 ExCel crowd to victory in the women's -57kg category while China's Wu Jingyu was one of the few returning champions to successfully defend their crown in the -49kg.
  • St.Moritz 1948 Figure Skating Men Individual | Video

    St.Moritz 1948 Figure Skating Men Individual

    At the 1948 Olympic Winter Games in St Moritz, Richard Button landed the double axel jump in his free skate programme, becoming the first figure skater to do so and winning the gold medal.
  • Countdown for the London 2012 Olympic Games | Video

    Countdown for the London 2012 Olympic Games

    All over the world athletes are getting ready for the London 2012 Olympic Games. Get ready too as sprint legend Michael Johnson previews this summer’s action!
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