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Winter Olympics ‘Legacy Camps’ await medal-less Russian athletes

Undecorated Russian competitors are to get a second chance at snow-based activities in ‘Olympic Legacy Camps’. In compounds across Siberia, Olympians will be encouraged to take part in new winter sports such as the wheelbarrow, the rock smash, the axe swing, trudging, the mine dash and the 6ft trench, all under the watchful eye of [...]

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Posted: Feb 24th, 2014
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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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Father discovers hallway closed for two months for Summer Playtime

‘The water fight day filled up pretty quickly, but there are still some spaces left for the finger painting session.’

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Posted: Jul 27th, 2012
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Latest security breach sees theft of entire Olympic Village

only a minor glitch, games will go ahead as plannedPolice are asking anyone who saw “a very large building, or group of buildings” being moved around East London last night to contact them immediately.

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Posted: Jul 18th, 2012
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Olympic legacy threatened by plans to return East End to crime-blighted slum

Boris knows bestStadium demolished to make way for derelict wasteland for petty criminals and drug pushers.

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Posted: Jan 24th, 2011
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