Tag Archives: London 2012

UK Sport announce record funding for Rio 2016

Swimming Photo: Jeroen Pels (via Flickr)

On December 18th 2012, UK Sport announced how the funding for sports will be distributed in the wake of the London 2012 Olympics. John Fernandez reports.

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Students lend a hand at the handball

Rickie Bailey (third from left in the back row) is one of the many volunteers helping out at the Olympics. Photo: Rickie Bailey

Two students from the University of Lincoln are helping at the handball as part of the Olympics in London. John Fernandez reports.

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Lincoln students do their bit at London 2012

Sabra Abukalid volunteering as part of the press team at the Olympics. Photo: Sabra Abukalid

Students from the University of Lincoln are volunteering at the Olympics in London. John Fernandez reports.

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Honorary Graduates urge students to apply for their dream jobs

Doctor of Letters Colin Dexter OBE autographs a programme for one of the lecturers at the university. Photo: Jamie Freshwater

Over 3,000 people graduated from the university last week, including Honorary Graduates Colin Dexter OBE and Roger Mosey, who provided some words of encouragement for their fellow graduates.

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Sir Steve Redgrave: The Showroom is ‘fantastic’

Sir Steve Redgrave tackles the climbing wall at The Showroom. Photo: Tom Farmery

Olympic legend Sir Steve Redgrave visited Lincoln on Monday, April 4th as part of the official grand opening of youth activity centre The Showroom.

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Paving a path of cricket progression


Lincoln-based Lindum Cricket Club have become the first cricket club to acheive the Inspire Mark – and expect a boost in membership off the back of England’s Ashes win.

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10K winner Bowser aims for the Olympics

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Last year’s Lincoln 10k winner is hoping to achieve his dream of reaching an Olympic final. Matthew Bowser opts for 5,000 metres to be his favourite is currently in training for the World Championships.

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