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Preview: Olympic Track & Field Athletics (10 August)
09th August 2012
Women's 5000m - Final
Tirunesh Dibaba (ETH) goes for the double, this will almost certainly be between the Ethiopian's and Kenyan's. Julia Bleasdale and Jo Pavey will be hoping to be the best of the rest. Read more...
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Preview: Olympic Track & Field Athletics (9 August)
09th August 2012
Men's Decathlon - Day 2
Ashton Eaton (USA) leads after day one, Trey Hardee (USA) second and Damian Warner (CAN) third. The American’s slipped down the rankings (poor Discus throws) after 7 events though, with Warner taking the lead. Read more...
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Preview: Olympic Track & Field Athletics (8 August)
07th August 2012
Men's 5000m - Round 1
Mo Farah is hoping for a 5 and 10 double and goes in Heat 1. Also watch out for fellow Brit Nick McCormick, US duo Galen Rupp and Bernard Lagat, Craig Mottram (AUS) and Ireland’s Alistair Cragg in Heat 2. Read more...
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Preview: Olympic BMX (Cycling)
07th August 2012
Seeding runs (time trials) take place on the 8th, with quarterfinals for men on the 9th and the semis and finals for both men and women on the 10th. [url= http://www.flamingphotography.co.uk/news62901.html]Read more...
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Preview: Olympic Track & Field Athletics (7 August)
06th August 2012
Men's Discus Throw - Final
Lawrence Okoye made it into the final with his last throw; he’ll be hoping not to scare the photographers too much. Read more...
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Preview: Olympic Triathlon - Men
06th August 2012
On paper the Men’s Olympic Triathlon should be the easiest event to call in terms of the winner, silver even too. The Brownlee Brothers from Yorkshire have virtually become untouchable and start as overwhelming favourites for Gold and Silver. Read more...
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Preview: Olympic Track & Field Athletics (6 August)
05th August 2012
Pole Vaulter Holly Bleasdale is Britain's best hope of medal today. Read more...
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Preview: Olympic Track & Field Athletics (5 August)
05th August 2012
Women's Marathon
Heavy rain greeted those taking the start of the marathon – funny how is pours down in London on a Sunday. With Britain’s best hope Paula Radcliffe pulling out prior to the start of the games there is no realistic chance for the Brit’s to pick up any medals. Freya Murray, called in at the last minute, and Claire Hallissey give the crowd someone to cheer for. Read more...
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Preview: Olympic Track & Field Athletics (4 August)
03rd August 2012
Women's Heptathlon
By around 9pm we should know if Jessica Ennis has won the Gold. After making a great start to day one with a world’s best time in the hurdles (a time good enough for Gold in the individual event 4 years ago) and ending with a PB in the 200m she takes a decent lead into day two with the Long Jump, Javelin Throw and 800m to come. Read more...
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Preview: Olympic Triathlon - Women
03rd August 2012
The Triathlons start on Saturday (4th August) with the women’s event and Britain not only has high hopes of a medal – but a Gold one. Read more...
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Preview: Olympic Track & Field Athletics (3 August)
02nd August 2012
One of the most popular and talked about of all the Olympic sports is Athletics. Given the sheer number of athletes and events we will stick to the British athletes and just a few of the star names from the rest of the world. Read more...
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Preview: Olympic Track Cycling (2-7 August)
01st August 2012
Olympic Track Cycling (2-7 August)

Thanks to the powers that be, the track programme has been decimated, both in terms of the events themselves and the number of riders allowed per event. The kilometre time trial (like getting rid of the 100m in athletics), the Madison (great for spectators), the individual pursuit (the blue ribbon event for track cycling in many peoples minds) and the points race have all been removed. Read more...
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Preview: Olympic Time Trials (1 August 2012)
31st July 2012
The women’s field is full of ex-world champions and will be a closely fought contest. Marianne Vos (Netherlands) dominated the recent Giro d'Italia Femminile, the most prestigious stage race on the women's road cycling calendar – taking 5 of the 9 stages and also the Gold medallist in the Road Race on Sunday. Read more...
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Idle Trail Race
29th July 2012


On a warm morning nearly 250 runners took to the start of the Idle Trail Race, Quentin Lewis (Baildon Runners) repeated his win of 2011 in the men’s race with Rachael Pilling (Pudsey & Bramley AC) the ladies winner. Read more...
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Preview: Women's Olympic Road Race (29 July 2012)
28th July 2012
The women’s race is much harder to call. Marianne Vos (Netherlands) has been the dominant force in women’s cycling in 2012 (she’s the Eddy Merckx of women’s cycling, or for the younger generations, if you rolled Wiggins and Cavendish in to one and then threw in a good helping of Peter Sagan you’ll have a good idea of Vos. Read more...
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Preview: Men's Olympic Road Race (28 July 2012)
27th July 2012
Talk all year has been about Mark Cavendish and the Olympic Road Race, as the fastest sprinter in the peloton, it’s hardly surprising he is many peoples favourite for the first gold medal on offer at the 2012 games. However he might not have it all his own way. Read more...
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Yorkshire Regional Youth Circuit Race Championships
21st July 2012


The recently opened Forge Valley circuit played host to the Yorkshire Regional Youth Circuit Race Championships on Saturday. The weather was great - much nicer than the heavy rain when the circuit was first used early in the year) and the racing was close and hard fought throughout the age groups. See more...
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White Rose Youth League - Bradford
18th July 2012


White Rose Youth League racing continued at the Richard Dunn Center on Wednesday night, this time the riders were in for a welcome surprise as a camera crew from Sky Sports were there to film the youngsters in action. See more...
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