London 2012 Olympics: Canoeists Etienne Stott and Tim Baillie unlikely heroes after years of graft in the shadows
David Bowie’s line “we could be heroes, just for one day” was belting out as Etienne Stott and Tim Baillie stepped onto the podium but as far as Britain’s two gold medallists were concerned being heroes just for one minute was beyond their dreams.
University ready to make a splash at London 2012 - Olympics blog
To celebrate the arrival of the Olympics Games in the UK, we have scoured the University for staff, students and alumni who will be taking part. And we weren’t disappointed. Researchers, commentators, volunteers and torch bearers are among those who feature in our special Olympic edition of Exchange magazine as they look to make London 2012 a success. The ...
Olympic Torch Relay - Nottingham to Derby
BBC coverage of Day 42 of the Olympic Torch Relay from Nottingham to Derby. Watch live video. View a map with route stops and street lists with arrival times. Find the days when the torch comes near to you. Read and contribute to live commentary. View pictures and stories from the day.
Can you spot yourself in Chris's Olympic torch crowd photo at Nottingham's Old Market Square?
IT was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, and one that those who were there will never forget. Legendary ice-skating duo Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean carried the Olympic torch onto a stage in...