2012 Summer Olympics Canada

Paul Vale

'Weird And Silly'

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Vale | Posted 07.08.2012 | UK

Usain Bolt has taken a swipe the organisers of the London Games for the “weird, silly rules” that athletes are subjected to in and around the Olym...

'The Best Moment Of My Life'

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 06.08.2012 | UK Sport

A smiling Mo Farah has described the emotional moment he saw his family run on to the track to congratulate him after winning the Olympic gold in the ...

Paul Vale

Silver For Gibbons

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Vale | Posted 02.08.2012 | UK Sport

Team GB's Gemma Gibbons lost her under-78kg judo final 2-0 to the USA's Kayla Harrison to win silver at the London 2012 Olympics. After the emotion...

Visit to an Olympic Planet

Paul Vale | Posted 01.10.2012 | UK Sport
Paul Vale

The all-access, media accredited Olympic pass - sought after, hunted, desired - a tablet-sized piece of laminate that you wouldn't swap for a Jacuzzi session with Jessica Ennis. From the opening ceremony onwards, this picture frame medal with lanyard has dangled limply around my neck like Flavor Flav's massive clock. I did say 'clock' there, didn't I?

'Blind Drunk At The Minute': Gold Medal Winner Bradley Wiggins Lets His Hair Down (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 01.10.2012 | UK

Bradley Wiggins celebrated his Olympic gold medal last night by, in his own words, getting "blind drunk". After informing a press conference of hi...

Paul Vale

Games Makers Enjoy Olympic Spirit For £10 A Night

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Vale | Posted 01.08.2012 | UK

The prospect of finding accommodation during the Olympics left many visitors to the capital desperately trawling through websites looking for hotels a...

Smith Roared Into Record Books By Huge ExCel Crowd

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 30.07.2012 | UK Sport

Zoe Smith burst into tears after breaking the British clean and Jerk record on Monday at the ExCel centre in London. "I gave it my all today," she...

'I Declare These Games Open'

PA | Posted 26.09.2012 | UK

The Queen opened the Olympic Games on Friday for the second time in her 60-year reign, launching the global event during a spectacular ceremony that l...

The Name's Windsor, Lizzy Windsor

PA | Posted 26.09.2012 | UK

Twitter erupted with surprised delight as the Queen made her entrance at this evening's opening ceremony. A short film showing James Bond actor Dan...

'Bloody Brilliant'

Posted 26.09.2012 | UK

Danny Boyle's "bloody brilliant" opening ceremony was hailed as a triumph tonight. The event, which featured a diverse cast including James Bond st...

London 2012 Is Here

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.07.2012 | UK

The Olympic party kicked off at 20.12pm on Friday. Giant balls with cameras inside, floating clouds, shifting blue silk sheets and a digital electr...

PICTURES: Who Did The Queen Meet At An Olympic Reception?

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.09.2012 | UK

Thousands flocked to London's Olympic Park on Friday for the spectacular opening ceremony heralding the start of the 2012 Games. Seven years of pla...

Syrian Olympic General Committee Head Denied Visa To UK

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 22.06.2012 | UK Sport

Syria's Olympic Committee General Mowaffak Joumaa has been refused a visa to the London 2012 Games. It was expected earlier in June that General Jo...