Chris Boardman talks us through the Keirin event
We went to the GB National Velodrome in Manchester for the unveiling of the Team GB Olympic Cycling Squad. David Brailsford introduced the squad which includes and we spoke to several of the athletes.
Olympic gold-medalist Chris Boardman runs BikeRadar through the rules and tactics of track sprinting.
The Chairman of London 2012, Lord Sebastian Coe, today announced a new commercial sponsorship deal for the coming Olympics. BSN will have a full report.
Business leaders- along with developers- meet to consider progress in the Thames Gateway regeneration project- the area, including the site of the London 2012 Olympics is the largest regional site of its kind in Europe.
The first major phase of building work for the London 2012 Olympic Games has been successfully completed- and remains on schedule. Olympic organisers give an update report on progress.
Whilst out jogging and monitoring his performance Pacman turns a right-angled corner and comes face to face with his enemies, the ghosts. A change of pace is quickly required.
Whether you're training for the London 2012 Olympics, the London to Brighton Charity bike ride, or going for a Sunday jog, the Nokia Sports Tracker is like having your very own Personal Trainer and Personal Navigator in your pocket.
Not that it'll shout at you for going too slowly of course, but whether you're running or cycling it will monitor and record your route, distance, speed, time, calories burnt and even altitude.
If that magical moment comes and you bypass a Kenyan athlete bent over double, and wish to record the moment for posterity, you can take a picture with your phone and pinpoint the exact spot where it was taken on your route.
And then, when it's all over and some feeling has returned to your limbs, you can upload your workout to your personal training diary, and then share it with your mates, assuming you wish to gloat of course.
Nokia Maps is a new service that helps you find nearby venues, and will soon enable you to locate your friends. Wherever you happen to be in the world and whatever you're looking for, with Nokia Maps you'll always know where you are.
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Boris Johnson's infamous 'ping pong' speech at the London 2012 Hand-Over party after the end of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
For the really funny bits, fast-forward to 2.20.
Boris- you are a true legend!
The hunt for the UK’s greenest school is underway.
Former Blue Peter presenter Gethin Jones is to judge the first ever EDF Energy Awards which will celebrate teachers, pupils and schools who have made significant change to their energy and water use, and have inspired others to follow their example.
Gethin will be joined by Beijing 2008 heroes Louis Smith and Liz Johnson on the panel in their quest to try to find the greenest schools in the UK.
All inspirational ambassadors in their own right, Liz won gold in the 100m breaststroke at the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games, while Louis became the first British gymnast to bring home an individual medal from the Olympic Games in 100 years. Both are hotly tipped to be stars at London 2012.
In this video, Gethin talks about the awards, and also describes the ‘Better off By Bike’ lesson – one of the many ways students and teachers can embrace green activity in their school.
The Australian Sports Commission uses age old rivalry between Britain and Australia to attract athletes into the talent ID program for the London 2012 Olympics and beyond.
The Australian government denies that it is meant as an insult to the British but this video has drummed up a lot of press both in the UK and Australia.
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Olympic Song Rap Raaga Version. London Underground Urban.
As part of the Olympic Music Maratone. Ultimate fusion experience blending raaga,
rap and pop. Demonstrate the cultural richness in music. London 2012 as the Olympic Global Village, multi coloured collage, cultural capital. A Song with a strong universal message fit for the Olympic Global Village London 2012
In the summer of 2007, G4S launched an innovative sports programme to support a group of aspiring young athletes from around the world.
With the advice and support of leading sporting bodies and National Olympic Committees, fourteen young sportsmen and women who demonstrated the strong set of values required to develop and compete at the highest level were identified and selected to join G4S 4teen.
The programme also attracted the support of double Olympic Gold medallist and global sporting icon Haile Gebrselassie. In this video we see Haile mentoring one of the G4S 4Teen, Pauline Korikwiang of Kenya. She is aiming for success at London 2012.
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EDF Energy, the first sustainability partner of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, announces the inaugural Green Britain Day in style with Wayne Hemingway designing a one-of-a-kind green Union flag dress for stunning gold-winning Olympian Victoria Pendleton.
The dress, which has been made entirely from recycled fabrics, is designed to reflect the symbol of Green Britain Day, a green Union Flag.
Exclusive Footage Available as The London Eye Begins Its 183 Mile Journey To Be Upgraded
The UK’s number one paid-for visitor attraction, and the world’s largest cantilevered observation wheel – The London Eye – has kicked off phase one of its recently announced £12.5 million upgrade, which hopes to ‘future proof’ the iconic landmark for years to come.
Launched last night, the South Bank saw the removal of the first of the wheel’s 32 10 tonne capsules, which was unpinned from the observation wheel and then lowered onto a floating pontoon positioned underneath the tourist attraction. It then began the 183 mile journey to be upgraded in Worcester; travelling along the Thames and past other iconic London landmarks such as Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, the O2 Arena, and Tower Bridge.
Each of the capsules, removed one at a time, will be taken to Tilbury Docks in Essex, where they will then be loaded onto a truck and travel the last leg of the journey by road, accompanied by an escort. A non-operational capsule will take position on the London Eye until the final capsule is returned.
In the biggest investment since the attraction opened in 2000, the upgrade project will take place across the next three years, due for completion in time for the London 2012 Olympics. The upgrade will include adding four ceiling mounted screens and enhanced multi-media and Wi-Fi capabilities, enabling the capsule to provide music and on-screen visuals. The existing heating and ventilation system will also be upgraded to a more efficient, environmentally friendly system. Distributed by Tubemogul.