Tag Archives: Olympics

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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Sports Personality of the Year 2012 candidates announced

Mo Farah Photo: Sue Kellerman (via Flickr)

The nominations for the Sports Personality of the Year Award have been revealed. Daniel Baker rounds-up the sporting heroes.

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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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Lincoln’s Bowser sets his sights on Olympics

Lincoln’s Matthew Bowser is aiming to compete at the Olympics. Photo: Calum Fuller

It’s been a bizarre year for Matthew Bowser. He was the favourite for last year’s Lincoln 10K but illness, bereavement and injury conspired to throw his season off-course.

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Bombers prepare to roll Europe over

The Lincolnshire Bombers are excited for their trip to Germany. Photo: Steph Wilson

The Lincolnshire Bombers, the county’s roller derby outfit, are travelling to Germany to take on the Stuttgart roller girls later this month.

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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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MMA is no barbaric sport

Mixed martial artist Oli Gibbons cannot understand the negative reception his sports gets. He puts forward the case for the defence.

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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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Reporting Green with C4’s Tom Clarke

Tom Clarke, Channel 4’s science guru, gave a rousing speech at the University of Lincoln on Monday, March 9, on the ups and downs of science reporting and where it sits in the news agenda, global warming and even explored the news coverage of animal testing.

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