Posts Tagged ‘ London OLympics ’

Here’s to a great British summer of sport

Jun 29th, 2012 | By

So Roy’s boys were eliminated from Euro 2012 on Sunday night and given their lacklustre performance, rightly so. Yet while I was disappointed by the national teams display against Italy in the quarter finals, I was elated by the way in which the beautiful game brought people of both sexes and all ages together

London 2012 organisers allow babes in arms in, after all

May 10th, 2012 | By

So Olympic organisers, Locog, have done a U turn and declared that babies and infants under 12 months will be allowed free entry into London Olympic venues – provided they are seated on their parent’s lap

The Olympic Games are not for babies

Jan 27th, 2012 | By

It’s exactly six months to until the Olympics but this landmark date seems to have been overlooked amidst all the fuss about new born babies needing a ticket to the Games.

Olympics? Come to Scotland.

Nov 6th, 2011 | By

Tom Jenkins of ETOA- European Tour Operators Association – has been pointing out that the Games could be cause a downturn in tourists to London as people stay away. Hotel rates are treble the price says ETOA. Is that not enough to dissuade the tourists who would normally come?

Will Visitors Stay Away?

Nov 9th, 2010 | By

Ever since we screamed and celebrated the winning of the Olympics for London in 2012, it has been portrayed as a good thing and a great achievement for us. At every opportunity politicians and the authority running them have fed us a diet of great it will be.