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Creative frustration for Olympic Artist in Residence

Published on February 19th, 2013 | by Tom Henderson

Neville Gabie was appointed the official Olympic Park Artist in Residence in October 2010 and was given 18 months to explore the once forgotten urban landscape. Gabie’s passion for exploring environments had taken him from Antarctica... Read More

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Lions putting London on the basketball map

Published on February 11th, 2013 | by Tom Hayward

The National Basketball Association’s visit to London last month was proof of the sport’s popularity in this country. While the spectacle of live NBA is available only to British fans once a year, professional basketball is... Read More

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Muay Thai: The hardcore fitness regime

Published on November 26th, 2012 | by Danny Butterwick

“Victory comes to those who preserver” are the words etched above the door of the London fight factory, an underground  dogo where people come to learn the art of eight limbs, more conventionally known as Muay... Read More

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Flintoff in action for England

Flintoff’s greatest challange

Published on November 26th, 2012 | by Brian McCrann

Friday November 30th will see former England cricket star Andrew Flintoff make his debut as a professional boxer. His decision to cross the fields of sport came as a massive surprise to almost everybody in the... Read More

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Richard trying out Padel

Squash in the sun

Published on November 20th, 2012 | by Richard Wilder

  For many people in the UK, the sport of Padel is an unknown quantity. But with 12 million people playing the game worldwide, and with it being the most participated sport in both Spain and... Read More

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Blood, sweat, tears and testicles

Published on November 6th, 2012 | by Miles Crallan

Annoyingly, it’s a phrase we have all heard at least once. ‘Have you had an accident at work that wasn’t your fault?’ If you are a professional sportsman, the answer to that question is most likely... Read More

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Team GB’s Golden Games

Published on November 1st, 2012 | by Sam Rowntree

This summer, London played host to one of the greatest sporting spectacles of all time. The country was brought to a standstill while a selection of the world’s finest athletes ran, jumped, cycled and sometimes even... Read More

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