Nottingham & the Olympics

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David Florence and Richard Hounslow winning silver Richard Hounslow, Nottingham, Astronaut, Boys Who, Florence, Olympics, David, Profile, Sports

A silver lining for David Florence, the boy who dreamt of being an astronaut

Many boys dream of becoming an Olympic sportsman or an astronaut. David Florence has tried to be both.

A post box is painted gold in Westhill to honour Tim Baillie's victory in the Olympics canoe slalom event. Canoe Slalom, University Graduate, Gold Medal Winners, Post Box, Nottingham, Landline Phone, Olympics, Bbc, Scotland

Olympics win: Gold post box for Westhill's Tim Baillie

A post box is painted gold in Westhill to honour Tim Baillie's victory in the Olympics canoe slalom C2 event.

Gold medallists Etienne Stott (C) and Tim Baillie (R) of Great Britain. Team Gb, London Photos, Nottingham, Olympians, Olympic Games, David Bowie, Canoe, Great Britain, Fit

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.

Blog post on staff, students & alumni from the University involved in the Olympics. Special Olympics, Nottingham, Olympic Games, Students, University, London, How To Make, Blog, Colleges

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 ...

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Meet The University of Nottingham's Olympic Torchbearers

Meet The University of Nottingham's Olympic Torchbearers; Taylor Amerman, Dannie Carpenter, Christopher Hill and Sam Van De Schootbrugge.

Three University of Nottingham Olympic torchbearers

The University of Nottingham's Torch Relay

In this video we 'tried' to keep up with three of the four Olympic Torchbearers from The University of Nottingham as they carried the torch through the Meado...

Torchbearer Barbara Green poses with the Robin Hood statue before she carries the Olympic Flame on the Torch Relay through Nottingham. Olympic Flame, Nbc Olympics, Near To You, Nottingham, Opening Ceremony, Derby, Poses, Statue, London

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.

Crowds greet the torch in Nottingham's Market Square Jayne Torvill, Nottingham, Olympics, Crowd, Street View, Marketing

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...

Passing the flame from one torch to the next

Lighting the torch

Olympic Torch at Jubilee Campus The Olympic Torch passed through the University of Nottingham's Jubilee Campus on Friday 29 June. As a special tribute to the Torch relay and for one day only, the University dressed up the Aspire sculpture. 2004 Olympics, University Of Nottingham, Athens, Dolores Park, 29 June, Torches, Travel, Urban Design, Events

The Olympic Torch passes through the University's Jubilee Campus - 29 June 2012.