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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Grab the Torch

Grab the Torch

2nd August 2012

A day before the torch arrived in my part of the world, we went to the local BMW dealership to hold the object itself. Gloves donned, children briefed that if dropped there’d never be any more pocket money.

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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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