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.-

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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.

More than just an autograph

May 9, 2011

Frederique Jamolli’s job is to prise the most treasured items from the hands of newly-crowned Olympians.

The London 2012 Paralympic Games is already changing lives

December 3, 2009

dametanni- Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson is Britain’s most successful Paralympic athlete, with a total of 16 medals, including 11 golds. She is part of the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games and Vice-Chair of the Sports Advisory Group. The opinions expressed are her own. -

Minister warns against “contaminating” 2012 Olympics

September 17, 2009

BRITAIN/Clerics and police have expressed concern, and now the Olympics minister has – London could see a proliferation in prostitution and human trafficking during the 2012 Games.

from The Great Debate UK:

Government must deliver on Olympic legacy promise

August 10, 2009

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Can Team GB beat 2008 medal tally?

August 20, 2008

ben.jpgTeam GB has had a glittering Olympic Games in Beijing, with its best showing in the medals table for a century.Performances by the country’s cyclists, sailors, swimmers and rowers have resulted in a gold haul of at least 16 golds, with a few days still to go.Cyclist Chris Hoy, who became the first British athlete to win three gold medals in an Olympics, was one of a clutch of stars to make history.Ben Ainslie became Britain’s most successful Olympic sailor, while Rebecca Romero became the first British woman to win two medals in two summer Olympic sports.London 2012 chiefs had targeted fourth place in the medals table in four years’ time, but Team GB was already holding third place in 2008 ahead of Russia and arch rivals Australia.Will Team GB be able to perform so well in 2012? Or has it peaked? What needs to happen to help it maintain expectations?

Should women box in the London Olympics?

August 20, 2008

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Boxing chiefs are to press for the inclusion of female fighters in the 2012 London Olympics.

Who’s the star so far?

August 18, 2008

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Who do you think is shaping up to be the biggest star of these Olympics?

After a week of stirring achievements, there is no lack of candidates — Usain Bolt’s almost casual 100 metres win, Michael Phelps’ record haul of gold medals and Rebecca Adlington’s first women’s double gold swimming feat for Britain are obvious headliners.