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Posts in category: London Olympics

The Legacies of London 2012

After hosting a tremendous summer of sport, London will go down in Olympic history as one of the finest host-cities of its time. Yet London 2012 has left behind many venues and attractions built specifically for the Games; however the facilities are set to be used by millions of Londoners and tourists alike in the near future. Here are some of our favourite prospective venues...

The Lesser Known Olympic Legends

30 Aug 2012
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This summer, both the Olympic and Paralympic Games, have helped to bask London and other cities with host venues in glory. However, there are some regions that are directly or indirectly associated with the Olympics that have been left out of the limelight...

Olympic Medallist at London’s Paddington Station

3 Aug 2012
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Our Man On The Ground happened to be sitting next to an Olympian on the train at the end of last week without knowing it at first. The delightfully charming Jeremiah Brown won his silver medal on Wednesday competing in the Men’s Eight Rowing at Eton Dorney...

Beware of Pick Pockets dressed as tourists during the Olympics

3 Aug 2012
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Our Man On The Ground has been made aware by some retailers in the West End that pick pockets are dressing up and pretending to be tourists and then taking wallets, hand bags and whatever else they can get away with.

Please take a moment to read our advice...

Pop-Up Members Club Opening Next To Olympic Park

19 Jul 2012
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A one-of-a-kind pop-up members club, The Fringe 2012, is set to ‘pop-up’ in a stunning four storey 19th Century Victorian warehouse only 100m walk from the Olympic Park, in the heart of the canal-side conservation area...

OMOTG Guide to the Olympic Games

9 Jul 2012
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With only 17 days to go until the highly anticipated Olympic Games, excitement and enthusiasm is apparent in the UK Capital. The Games will be held from 27 July to 12 August 2012followed by the2012 Paralympic Games from 29 August to 9 September...

OMOTG Transport Guide to The Games

6 Jul 2012
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The Olympics is not only bringing excitment to London this summer but also thousands of vistors. This will mean transport systems will be very busy, therefore it is important to plan your journey carefully. We hope our transport guide will help you reach events with plenty of time to spare.

OMOTG Guide to Safety and Security at The Games

6 Jul 2012
Categories: London Olympics    

As thousands of visitors descend upon the Olympic Park, stringent security measures are being put into place to keep the area as safe as possible for everyone involved.  Here is our guide to ensuring you are prepared.

Flight BA2012 Pop-up Restaurant

British Airways have opened a pop-up lounge restaurant, cinema and art gallery in London’s Shoreditch for just two weeks to celebrate the launch of its special Olympic Games menu and showcase their 3 Great Britons winners.

What Is The Unique World Like Of An Olympic Athlete?

7 Apr 2012
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The life of an Olympic athlete must be intense and exciting, especially in the run up to the London 2012 Games.  The whole world is anticipating the biggest sporting event of the year which will take place in England’s capital...