LONDON 2012: Olympics Watch – Weds 8th August

August 7, 2012

Among all the fairytales that Great Britain’s success at London 2012 seems to be throwing up by the day, the triumph of a fifty-something who have battled back from career-threatening injuries surely ranks among the most remarkable.

Nick Skelton (above), who at the age of 54 is competing in his sixth consecutive Olympic Games, drew on all his experience in a nerve-jangling jump-off to help deliver Great Britain’s first showjumping gold medal in 60 years at a euphoric Greenwich Park on Monday.

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LONDON 2012: Olympic Games – Beach Volleyball

January 1, 2000

Beach Volleyball came of age on the sun-soaked beaches of Santa Monica, California, during the 1920s.

Over the last three decades, the sport has moved far beyond its roots, It is now played all over the world and has become one of the most popular spectator sports at the Games.

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