Jessica Bromley, a leading GB table tennis player ranked number two in the UK Special Olympics, was at The Public yesterday to officially launch the Art of Motion
To coincide with the 2012 Olympics, English Heritage has dedicated the latest issue of its Conservation Bulletin (No. 68) to sport.
Thousands of people cheered Queen Elizabeth II during a trip to Stamford and Burghley House earlier this month
To celebrate the Olympics and Jamaica’s 50th Independence Day, community organisation CUSH will be hosting an all day, two part event deemed to be Birmingham’s hottest multicultural celebration for 2012, Black Exposure Live
Ten British registered 68 foot yachts participating in the world’s longest ocean race formed up into a spectacular ‘Parade of Sail’ in New York this afternoon
This coming Bank Holiday weekend, people in Birmingham are invited to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee by taking part in a Sky Ride Local ride, led by British Cycling trained Ride Leaders.
There will be an extra “first” to celebrate when Team GB wins gold at the 2012 Games this summer
The West Midlands force have reassured local people that the region’s policing will not be affected during the Games.
After years of neglect, Walkers Heath Park, Birmingham, has been transformed from a forgotten wasteland to a thriving part of the community.
As the Paralympic Games prepares to return to the country of its inception this summer, one of the world’s leading experts on the competition has launched a 370-page book charting the event’s history and development since the 1940s.
Daniel Bird, a learner at Queen Alexandra College has been named as one of the 8000 inspirational people to carry the Olympic Flame
A new report launched today shows Coventry University’s involvement in the UK’s Olympic and Paralympic Games contribution.
Legendary Olympian Ed Moses talks to The Birmingham Press during an event to mark the city’s part in London 2012.
Coventry University Students’ Union will host The Community Games as part of the London 2012 celebrations,
Plans are afoot to perform an act of ‘knit graffiti’ on Birmingham’s Museum and Art Gallery
Four members of staff from Birmingham Heartlands Hospital have been chosen to carry the Olympic flame in Coventry this summer.
Dave Woodhall casts a jaundiced eye over police plans to crackdown on Olympic ticket touting.
Ticket touts are being targeted by West Midlands Police as the force gears up for policing Olympic football matches at Coventry’s Ricoh Arena this summer.
The general manager of a top Solihull hotel is urging the borough against “NEC complacency” and to do more to attract visitors in the run-up to the Olympics.
For Olympic Year 2012, local charity for the Blind, Queen Alexandra College (QAC) has organised a range of sponsored events for people to challenge themselves
Belgrade Theatre’s productions have been granted the Inspire mark by the London 2012 Inspire programme
The USA’s Olympic track & field coaches were in Birmingham at the weekend ahead of their training camp here in July. Dave Woodhall met them.
Dr Liam Fox will be deployed to protect the The London Olympics next year, according to secret defence plans being drawn up deep within the bowels of the MOD. The former defence minister, who left because he has mates he likes, will be used as a shield against sinister forces who want to disrupt our…
Olympic swimming hopeful Grant Turner joined Birmingham children to announce that the youngsters will have the opportunity to swim at the London Aquatics Centre next year.
A new book The British Olympics – Britain’s Olympic Heritage 1612-2012 by Martin Polley, reveals Britain’s centuries old association with the Olympic Games.
In a survey conducted amongst its members, the European Tour Operators Association has discovered that a major slump in leisure tourism bookings is underway.
A one-day workshop will bring together world leaders in the field of emergency response to present and discuss new ways to manage urban-based crises and hazards.
Here’s an opportunity to get involved in the run-up to the Olympics.
The search is on to find over 300 Coventry Ambassadors to help welcome visitors coming to Coventry for the London 2012 Olympic Games.
The European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) has just put out the following statement about the riots in London.