Greg Rusedski blog: Murray still my tip for Sports Personality glory

December 11, 2012

With Britain’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year approaching fast, it is going to be one of the most difficult years to win because of the brilliant performances of so many British athletes.

from Photographers' Blog:

The Olympic Games: Much more than the stars

July 2, 2012

By Denis Balibouse

"The important thing in life is not victory, but the fight; the main thing is not to have won, but to have fought well." Baron Pierre de Coubertin

from India Insight:

Defying Hitler and jostling for Goering’s autograph

June 19, 2012
    The Dutch broke his stick hoping to find a hidden magnet The Japanese suspected his stick was coated with glue Cricket legend Don Bradman gushed -- "He scores goals like runs in cricket" Adolf Hitler was so impressed with him that he offered him German citizenship and a post in the army

If an athlete's greatness is measured by the number of apocryphal stories about him or her, hockey wizard Dhyan Chand is in a league of his own.

from Photographers' Blog:

The Cuban gazelle

June 6, 2012

By Desmond Boylan

A mixture of gazelle and human is the impression Dayron gave me when he took off from where I was standing on the training grounds and jumped the first hurdle. He became tiny in the lens very fast, and when he was running towards me there wasn't much time to shoot until he filled the frame.

from Photographers' Blog:

At home with Hercules

May 28, 2012

By Peter Andrews

When asked which Polish athlete has a chance at the London Olympics I immediately thought of the shot put champion Tomasz Majewski.

from Newsmaker:

Thomson Reuters Newsmaker with Sebastian Coe and Hugh Robertson

July 22, 2011

To mark the one year countdown to the London Olympics, Thomson Reuters held a Newsmaker event on July 21 with four-time Olympic medalist and chairman of the London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games, Sebastian Coe and Minister for Sport and the Olympics, Hugh Robertson MP. Below are highlights from the evening.

from Newsmaker:

Tick, tick, tickets – defusing an Olympic PR bomb

By Guest Contributor
July 21, 2011

-Adrian Warner is BBC London's Olympics Correspondent. The opinions expressed are his own.-

from Newsmaker:

Send your questions for Seb Coe and Hugh Robertson

July 7, 2011

To mark the one year countdown to the London Olympics, Thomson Reuters will hold a Newsmaker on July 21 at 18:30 BST with four-time Olympic medalist and chairman of the London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games, Sebastian Coe and Minister for Sport and the Olympics, Hugh Robertson MP.

Does athletics still rule the Olympics?

April 30, 2010

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Dash or splash? Which is the number one Olympic sport?

Athletics has massive crowds and Usain “Lightning” Bolt torching world records while swimming boasts Michael Phelps ripping off another bundle of world and Olympic records.

Vlog – When World Championships get forgotten

March 25, 2010

I’m covering the world figure skating championships in Turin where there is a real feeling of anti-climax given they come just a month after the Winter Olympics. Several champions have withdrawn.