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London announces 2016 Olympic bid

The British Olympic Association has announced that London is to bid for the 2016 Olympic Games, hoping to lift the national mood, which has been in the toilet since the Spice Girls started their closing ceremony set.

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Posted: Oct 18th, 2012
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Post-Olympic bike sales increase sees wheelchair manufacturers bracing themselves

Following on from the large increase in bike sales instigated by Team GB’s cycling success at the Olympics, wheelchair manufacturers are bracing themselves for increased production should British Wheelchair racers have a similar level of dominance at the Paralympics.

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Posted: Aug 26th, 2012
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We want the ‘old you’ back – An open letter to Britain

‘Where’s your sense of self-loathing, Britain? Sure, you have produced great music and great television, but your trains are still late and overpriced, your roads are congested and your public transport is shit.’

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Posted: Aug 13th, 2012
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British youth inspired by menial Olympic support roles

‘We hoped that a new generation would dare to dream of one day carrying in the athletes’ tracksuits after a race, or measuring how far the discus was thrown.’

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Posted: Aug 11th, 2012
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Britain’s champion whinger on track for Olympic success

‘I’ve written at least one letter a day to Lord Coe about this diabolical event,’ he said, ‘even though the cost of a second class stamp is bloody extortionate.’

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Posted: Aug 11th, 2012
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