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The Roaming Scribe: Alternative Manchester

Lynn Houghton | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lynn Houghton

Manchester, where the industrial revolution began, is well-known globally for football and for Old Trafford Stadium, christened 'the theatre of dreams' by former player, Bobby Charlton. Recently, Manchester United has been in the news with the promotion of Ryan Giggs to interim manager for the club.

Herne Hill Velodrome, Sir Bradley Wiggins' Cycling 'Home', To Be Lit

PA | Posted 31.01.2013 | UK Sport

Herne Hill velodrome, where Tour de France winner Sir Bradley Wiggins began his cycling career, is to be lit for the first time in its 122-year histor...

Pedal Power: Jason Kenny Becomes Team GB's First Olympic Double Gold Medallist

PA | Posted 06.08.2012 | UK Sport

Britain's Jason Kenny became the host nation's first double gold medallist of London 2012 today with a breathtaking sprint finish. In the heat and ...

You'll Never Guess What Chris Hoy Thanked For His Victory!

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 03.08.2012 | UK Sport

Chris Hoy says he has "hot pants" and The Chemical Brothers to thank for pushing him to victory and his most memorable yet Olympic gold medal. Spea...

Chris Hoy: You Are A Hero!

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 03.08.2012 | UK Sport

Chris Hoy rocketed Team GB to yet another medal - and himself into the history books - after the men’s sprint team won gold against France at the Ol...

Oh No, Victoria!

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 03.08.2012 | UK Sport

Victoria Pendleton says she’s “really sorry” to Team GB fans after she and cycling partner Jess Varnish were disqualified from the women’s sp...

London 2012: The Home Straight Finally Beckons

Sri Sritharan | Posted 19.06.2012 | UK Sport
Sri Sritharan

The shrill of a ringing bell carries a number of connotations. With this being a piece on London 2012, it could be a hackneyed reference to a city waking up to the dawn of a new beginning come July. It could even be more on-the-nose with some reference to Big Ben chiming welcoming tones to the arriving world...