Show me the way to Rio de Janeiro…

Show me the way to Rio de Janeiro…

16th August 2012

A quirky little twist to the Olympics signage in Stratford this week. Who’s up for it??

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The Olympics; Reworked

The Olympics; Reworked

14th August 2012

So the 2012 Olympic Games are now over, and if I’m being honest, a few months back I never thought I would feel even the slightest bit lost without the daily hype surrounding the athletes and their sporting achievements, and which country is in the lead with gold medals. But incredibly, I am now. Thankfully […]

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Gold at any price..?

Gold at any price..?

14th August 2012

Following on from my post Pressure London 2012: The Importance of Sports Psychology the journalist Matthew Syed has looked into what happens when you have reached your goal, you have won the gold…what is next in the mind of the athlete.

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Gold in W4

Gold in W4

13th August 2012

We spotted a gold post box at the town hall in Chiswick over the weekend, sparkling in the sunshine. Looked great and was there in honour of one of the victorious crew from the rowing mens four, Pete Reed, who lives and trains in the area. His team mates Alex Gregory, Tom James and Andrew Triggs […]

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Just made me laugh really…

Just made me laugh really…

9th August 2012

 

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Pressure

7th August 2012

Really interesting piece, points to take through all areas of our life.

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Golden Olympic Shots

Golden Olympic Shots

6th August 2012

Getty Images have a lovely collection of Olympic photgraphy on the sports section of their blog, not only from London 2012, but also from games gone past. Pawel Zagrodnik of Poland (white) and Masashi Ebinuma of Japan lay on the mat after their match in the Men’s -66 kg Judo on Day two of the […]

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Lake Eerie

Lake Eerie

6th August 2012

I cycled past a very calm (and intimidating) Serpentine Lake in Hyde Park this morning, as the final preparations take place for tomorrow’s Men’s Triathlon Final.

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Once, Twice, Three Times an Olympics Host City

Once, Twice, Three Times an Olympics Host City

2nd August 2012

A lovely infographic taking a look at how London as an Olympic host city has changed, developed and grown from our first games in 1908 to the ‘austerity games’ in 1948  and the current 2012 Olympic Games. Designed by Design by Soup and found on visual.ly

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Olympic Vermin

Olympic Vermin

2nd August 2012

This is a great animation called ‘Olympic Vermin’. Here we see some of London’s vermin recreating the Olympic torch relay through the streets of London. It’s a very fun, cheeky take on what is essentially a massive part of the Olympic ceremony. Created by Amael Isnard and Leo Bridle, and produced by Beakus. [iframe: src=”http://player.vimeo.com/video/46296980?title=0&byline=0&portrait=0&color=ea0000″ width=”680″ height=”382″ frameborder=”0″ webkitAllowFullScreen mozallowfullscreen allowFullScreen]

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