Archive Reveals Olympic Legacy

Games documents reveal past concerns and glories

  • Report: USA Basketball Reveals Brand New 28-Player Pool
    The only player from the 2012 Olympic roster who did not make the cut was Kobe Bryant, who has reiterated on more than one occasion the 2012 Games would be his last. Team USA basketball will get next summer off if it wins the World Cup in Spain this summer.
    01/22/2014 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • How Roland Matthes – The Rolls-Royce Of Backstroke In His Day – Still Rocks
    organisers threw a party for former Olympic and world champions. Each was asked to rise and say a few words about their career and achievements. The greatest backstroke swimmer in history was as modest as always: “Hello, I’m Roland Matthes, I swam ...
    06/12/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Bobsled champ Holcomb reveals failed suicide attempt
    It finally reached the point, he said, "where it just didn't feel like it was really worth it." That's when Holcomb — now the defending world and Olympic champion who snapped a 62-year gold-medal drought for the U.S. in the four-man bobsled at the 2010 ...
    11/16/2012 - 5:37 pm | View Link
  • Now BBC drops Savile's Pops: Archive episodes are binned by the Corporation
    As I predicted, Tom Daley has used his Olympic success to launch a TV career ... is struggling to attract big names to take part. My source reveals: ‘The problem with the show is that so many major stars are so body conscious they can’t think of ...
    11/1/2012 - 11:04 pm | View Link
  • London 2012: Charles Van Commenee reveals why he spared Phillips Idowu
    He said the triple jumper would have been better off getting treatment at the Team GB training base rather than a private physio in London. And he revealed he was ready to get tough with the 33-year-old. “I have one sanction. Not to enter Idowu into the ...
    07/26/2012 - 1:08 pm | View Link
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  • Golden balls: West Ham United's co-owner reveals his ...
    Golden balls: West Ham United's co-owner reveals his cunning plan for the Olympic stadium
    11/21/2014 - 8:28 am | View Website
  • Inside the Games
    The International Olympic Committee did not have any female members until 1981 when it elected Venezuela's Flor Isava-Fonseca and Finland's Pirjo Häggman.
    11/21/2014 - 2:08 am | View Website
  • Archives celebrate British sports and games | The National ...
    As London takes centre stage this summer for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, archives across the country are set to celebrate British sports and games over the ...
    11/20/2014 - 11:09 pm | View Website
  • Olympic Day
    Join Olympic Athletes in Getting Active on Olympic Day! On what occasion would you see 18-time gold medallist Michael Phelps swim backwards; Olympic champion Usain ...
    11/20/2014 - 6:13 am | View Website
  • London 2012 News
    Chad Le Clos reveals how he upstaged an Olympic legend. 03/10/2014 In the latest video interview in our “Words of Olympians” series, South African ...
    11/17/2014 - 10:20 am | View Website
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