LONDON 2012: Olympics Watch – Friday 10th August

August 9, 2012

Is day 14 of the London 2012 Olympic Gamesย redemption day for Britain’s BMX rider Shanaze Reade, four years after her disaster in Bejing?

Reade crashed out of the 2008 Olympic final, which she started as the hot favourite. A world champion since then, she now takes to her home course on the Olympic Park looking to make up for that lost time.

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LONDON 2012: Olympic Games – Taekwondo

January 1, 2000

Expect plenty of excitement at ExCeL when the Taekwondo competitors take to the court at the London 2012 Olympic Games.ย 

The word Taekwondo translates into English as the way of foot and fist โ€“ an accurate description of the principles behind this Korean martial art.

Powerful kicks and punches are, literally, the name of the game, which offers tension, drama and plenty of action.

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