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Posted: Fri, 14 Dec 2012 10:38
A choir of Games Makers formed during the London 2012 Olympic Games launched their bid for the Christmas No.1 last night at the Royal Festival Hall. The all-volunteer group, who performed at the Olympic Park during the Games, have teamed up with singer songwriter Alistair Griffin to record a new song entitled 'I Wish For You The World'.
Posted: Thu, 06 Dec 2012 09:59
Disabled people in the East Midlands will have more opportunities to get involved in sport after Sport England announced that two projects in the region that will benefit from £397,000 of National Lottery funding from its Inclusive Sport fund.
Posted: Wed, 05 Dec 2012 12:15
London 2012 volunteers are to take a curtain call with a starring role in the capital's New Year's Day Parade.
There will be 400 Games Makers and performers from the London 2012 opening and closing ceremonies at the central London parade, organisers said.
Posted: Thu, 22 Nov 2012 09:57
Local Torchbearer & Paralympic Games Maker Aarti C Thobhani will be one of 500 selected Games Makers, lucky enough to attend the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award in London on 16th December 2012.
Posted: Thu, 22 Nov 2012 09:41
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New look website launched to ensure the Olympic & Paralympic values continue to inspire school children
Posted: Mon, 19 Nov 2012 14:11
The British Olympic Association (BOA) and the British Paralympic Association (BPA) have joined forces to take over the official London 2012 education programme, Get Set, to ensure that it will continue to feature in schools across the United Kingdom.
Posted: Mon, 19 Nov 2012 12:18
Sport England have announced how £1 million of National Lottery investment will fund a training programme to ensure the inclusion of disabled people at tens of thousands of community sports clubs. The free training will benefit more than 10,000 coaches, leaders, assistants and parents, helping them develop the skills and confidence to include disabled people in sporting activity.
Posted: Thu, 15 Nov 2012 10:58
Team GB Women's Hockey star and Olympic Bronze medallist, Nicola White, inspired the people of Rutland on Wednesday 14th November, as she visited a local school prior to presenting awards at the Rutland Sports Awards event.
Posted: Wed, 14 Nov 2012 13:34
The Gold Event Series was unveiled today by UK Sport and the Department for Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) as part of wider plans to develop the Government's support for hosting major international sporting events, and continue the momentum generated by London 2012.
Posted: Fri, 09 Nov 2012 11:04
Team GB Basketball captain and current Leicester Riders Forward, Drew Sullivan, visited two Leicestershire schools on Thursday November 8th to share his Olympic story with local students from Mountfields Lodge School in Loughborough and Castle Donington Community College.