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Aug 2, 2012

Cycling: Teary Hoy just proud to make fourth Games

LONDON (Reuters) – Never mind the medal, just getting to a fourth Olympics was an achievement, British track cyclist Chris Hoy said after winning his fifth gold on Thursday.

“The last two years of my career have been the hardest to keep going. I’ve had to work so much harder than ever before to keep it going,” Hoy told reporters having stormed around the velodrome with Jason Kenny and teenager Philip Hindes, almost 17 years his junior, to win the men’s team sprint in a world record time.

Aug 2, 2012

Olympics-Cycling-Teary Hoy just proud to make fourth Games

LONDON, Aug 2 (Reuters) – Never mind the medal, just getting
to a fourth Olympics was an achievement, British track cyclist
Chris Hoy said after winning his fifth gold on Thursday.

“The last two years of my career have been the hardest to
keep going. I’ve had to work so much harder than ever before to
keep it going,” Hoy told reporters having stormed around the
velodrome with Jason Kenny and teenager Philip Hindes, almost 17
years his junior, to win the men’s team sprint in a world record
time.

Aug 2, 2012
Aug 2, 2012
Aug 2, 2012

Rowing: Teacher-soldier combination golden for hosts

LONDON (Reuters) – Put an army captain and a strict schoolteacher in the same boat and you have the perfect combination, rowers Heather Stanning and Helen Glover concurred after winning the host nation’s first Olympic gold at the 2012 Games.

“I’m pretty bossy because I work with kids and she does what she’s told because she’s in the army, so it works pretty well,” Glover told Reuters hours after their women’s pair success at the Olympic Park on Wednesday.

Aug 2, 2012

Olympics-Rowing-Teacher-soldier combination golden for hosts

LONDON, Aug 1 (Reuters) – Put an army captain and a strict
schoolteacher in the same boat and you have the perfect
combination, rowers Heather Stanning and Helen Glover concurred
after winning the host nation’s first Olympic gold at the 2012
Games.

“I’m pretty bossy because I work with kids and she does what
she’s told because she’s in the army, so it works pretty well,”
Glover told Reuters hours after their women’s pair success at
the Olympic Park on Wednesday.

Aug 2, 2012

Wiggins short-changed with golden glow

LONDON (Reuters) – Some fans sported fake Bradley Wiggins sideburns while roaring on the Briton to gold in the Olympic time trial on Wednesday, while one could have been wearing the Tour de France champion’s shorts.

Such is Wiggins’s popularity in his homeland after he became the first Briton to win the Tour that his shorts were stolen on Tuesday while he was using the shower and sauna at the Foxhills hotel in Surrey.

Aug 2, 2012

Olympics-Cycling-Wiggins short-changed with golden glow

LONDON, Aug 1 (Reuters) – Some fans sported fake Bradley
Wiggins sideburns while roaring on the Briton to gold in the
Olympic time trial on Wednesday, while one could have been
wearing the Tour de France champion’s shorts.

Such is Wiggins’s popularity in his homeland after he became
the first Briton to win the Tour that his shorts were stolen on
Tuesday while he was using the shower and sauna at the Foxhills
hotel in Surrey.

Aug 1, 2012
Jul 31, 2012

Handball: Croatia, France stir Copper Box

LONDON (Reuters) – Croatia coach Slavko Goluza went from frustration to joy in a matter of moments as his team beat Balkan neighbors Serbia 31-23 then Olympic champions France’s flare came out against Argentina on Tuesday.

Goluza feigned to kick one of his players and team member Ivano Balic threw a towel over his head as Serbia pegged a goal back but seconds later the pair were bouncing around celebrating to entertain another lively Copper Box crowd.

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