The London Olympics Day 5 – Great Britain Win First Gold

Highlights and results of Day 5 of The London Olympics 2012 On the fifth day of the London Olympics host nation Great Britain won their first Gold medals. Women’s Rowing Pair Helen Glover and Heather Stanning were not only GB’s first London Gold medallists, but also the first ever British women to win a rowing event. They led their final from the start and appeared to keep putting distance between them and …

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The London Olympics Day One and Two

Highlights and Results of the first two days of The London Olympics 2012 After a spectacular opening ceremony the London Olympics 2012 kicked off on Saturday. OK there were a few Football matches before that, in order to accommodate the long competition, but officially things got going on Saturday with Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Beach Volleyball, Boxing, Equestrian, Fencing and a whole …

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West Ham Farewell The Boleyn Ground in Style

A Century at Upton Park Comes to an End West Ham said goodbye to The Boleyn Ground, their home of the last 112 years, in the best way that they could, with an exciting victory over Manchester United and an after party that kept the ground full long after the final whistle had been blown. The see-saw match had West …

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Arsenal Fans Protest Again

Time For Change or Why Football Fans Know Nothing. Once again organised sections of the Arsenal home fan base have opted to protest during an Arsenalmatch, while ‘fans’ on social media go into melt down at the clubs failure to secure a Premier League title, in the last dozen seasons. I have to say that this really makes my blood boil. …

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Arsenal Stumble, Fans Panic, Media Melts Down

Calm, Rational Analysis Deserts Fans and the Press. Many Arsenal fans and members of the press, have tipped this as Arsenal‘s best and maybe last, opportunity to win the Premier League. Big spending Chelsea and Manchester City have stalled, the shine fell off of The Special One, José Mourinho. Manchester United haven’t been the same since Sir Alex Ferguson retired and many of Arsenal‘s youthful squad appear to have …

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Arsenal Salvage a Point in the North London Derby

Arsenal 1 Tottenham 1 Arsenal facing Tottenham in the week after playing Bayern Munich has become something of a tradition in recent years. But never before did the Gunners need to re-establish themselves as much as they did yesterday, following the 5-1 capitulation in Germany mid-week. With 10 squad players out injured, it was never going to be easy to …

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Arsenal Beaten Again in European Champions League

Who is Really to Blame for Arsenal’s Failures? I was doubly pissed off last night. First of all, I found out that despite all of the money I pay for satellite TV and one game being covered on domestic TV here, there was no live coverage of the Arsenal European Champions League game. I switched off all media …

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The London Olympics Day 11 – Sally Pearson Wins Gold for Australia

Highlights and Results from Day 11 at The London Olympics 2012 The track medal that Australia has been waiting for became a reality on the 11th day of the London Olympics. Sally Pearson fulfilled her dream of Olympic Gold in the 100M Hurdles on Tuesday evening in London. Sally went out fast from the start in the final and led in the early stages. But Dawn Harper of the USA came …

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The London Olympics Day 8 – The Great British Gold Rush

Highlights and Results from Day 8 of The London Olympics 2012 Day 8 the second Saturday of the London Olympics proved to be the best Olympic day for Great Britain ever. Jessica Ennis fulfilled her promise, winning the 800M final event of the Heptathlon in front of a packed stadium of 80,000 people and who knows how many millions on TV. The pressure on Ennis had been immense, being …

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The London Olympics Day 7 – Athletics Begins

Highlights and results from The London Olympics Day 7 On day 7 Athletics began in the main stadium of the London 2012 Olympics. Many people see Track and Field as the true beginning of the Olympics, but that denies a whole wealth of sports for which an Olympic medal is the pinnacle. But there is no denying it gets the big headlines and …

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