Victoria Polley

GYMNASTS’ OLYMPIC HOPES HANG IN THE BALANCE

Following some impressive performances in major competitions, Louis Smith has shown why he is a gymnastics medal hopeful for London 2012. January will be a crucial month for Smith as Team GB’S Male Gymnasts still need to gain Olympic qualification. ...

Women throwing the punches in 2012

For the first time in Olympic history, women will take to the boxing ring at the 2012 Olympics as part of the official programme. The sport was actually included in the 1904 Olympics as a display event, held in St Louis, United States but this was ...

The Beach Volleyball Low down

Since the first modern Olympics in Athens in 1896, the range of events on show has positively widened. Next year around 17,000 athletes will descend on London for the duration of the Games. They will compete in a total of 26 different events, which ...

2012 Olympic Games just around the corner

With the one year countdown to the 2012 Olympic Games being marked, August was a busy month in the lead up to London’s time in the limelight. Not only were there celebrations to mark the occasion but various test events for the games took place ...

Oscar Pistorius to Live Olympic Dream

Oscar Pistorius this week made Olympic history by being the first amputee to qualify for the London 2012 games. The 400m runner managed a 45.07 seconds, well within the qualifying time of 45.25 to smash his personal best and storm into the history ...

British Divers Tom Daley and Peter Waterfield miss out at Championships

Tom Daley and Peter Waterfield missed out on a medal at the Fina World Aquatic Championships in Shanghai, finishing in an under par 6th place in the 10m synchro final. Prior to the event, Waterfield had been suffering with illness, reporting ...

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