Archive for July, 2012

Approaching the Games in the outside lane

Saturday, July 28th, 2012

The driver approaches London in the special Olympic lane. Don’t worry this was before the lanes were restricted

Photo: Tom Burke

 

Ronaldinho?

Friday, July 27th, 2012

He may not be playing, but a Ronaldinho fan insists on supporting his hero at the Brazil vs Egypt match, Millennium Stadium 26 July 2012

Photo: Pat O’Callaghan

A bad hair day?

Friday, July 27th, 2012

Football fan adorning the conventional team ‘wig’ during the Brazil vs Egypt match, Millennium Stadium 26 July 2012

Photo: Pat O’Callaghan

The tough life of the football spectator

Friday, July 27th, 2012

Fans enjoying the Brazil vs Egypt match, Millennium Stadium 26 July 2012

Photo: C. Cooper

Engrossed in the game

Friday, July 27th, 2012

Fans watch intensely as Egypt come back from 3-0 down to 3-2 during the Brazil vs Egypt match, Millennium Stadium 26 July 2012

Photo: C. Cooper

Brazil fans celebrate

Friday, July 27th, 2012

Four Brazil fans get behind the team during the Brazil vs Egypt match, Millennium Stadium 26 July 2012

Photo Pat O’Callaghan

An attack breaks down

Friday, July 27th, 2012

A fan closely following the game as an attack breaks down during the Brazil vs Egypt match, Millennium Stadium 26 July 2012

Photo: Pat O’Callaghan

A happy fan

Friday, July 27th, 2012

A Brazil fan poses for a photograph at the Brazil vs Egypt match, Millennium Stadium 26 July 2012

Photo: C. Cooper

The view from the cheap seats

Friday, July 27th, 2012

The spectator’s view as Brazil play Egypt at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, 26 July 2012

Photo: C. Cooper

Our beautiful torches

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

Schoolchildren display their own torch designs during sports day at Axbridge School. Better that the official torch designs?

Photo: D.Samways

Fun and games at Axbridge School Sports Day

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

All smiles at Axbridge

Photo: D. Samways

In the race

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

A strong competitor during sports day at Axbridge School

Photo: D.Samways

A job well done?

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

Andy Sheppard speaks to his musicans after the performance of ‘Sax Massive’ at Somerset House – part of the BT River of Music programme for the Cultural Olympiad

The long walk back after the show

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

Andy Sheppard’s ‘Sax Massive’ performed at Somerset House as part of the BT River of Music programme for the Cultural Olympiad

After the show

The baritones take an Olympic break

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

Andy Sheppard’s ‘Sax Massive’ performed at Somerset House as part of the BT River of Music programme for the Cultural Olympiad

The baritones take it easy

Andy Sheppard’s ‘Sax Massive’

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

Andy Sheppard’s ‘Sax Massive’ performed at Somerset House as part of the BT River of Music programme for the Cultural Olympiad

Some last minute practice before the performance

 

The cultural side of the Games

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

Andy Sheppard’s ‘Sax Massive’ performed at Somerset House as part of the BT River of Music programme for the Cultural Olympiad

The view from the back row

‘Games Maker’ Micky Blue Eyes finds a good read

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

Micky Blue Eyes checks out the latest Olympic publications at the Imperial War Museum bookstore.

Photo: Clare Brophy

The Games Maker and the torch

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

Games Maker Clare Brophy gets to grips with the Olympic torch

‘No Standing’ – running only

Monday, July 16th, 2012

Kenyan athletes approach the finishing line during the training session at Filton College, 11 July 2012

Photo: Louise Hughes

The Routine: and lead with the right

Monday, July 16th, 2012

Kenyan athletes warming-up at Filton College, 11 July 2012

Photo: Louise Hughes

The Routine: Lead with the left

Monday, July 16th, 2012

Kenyan athletes warming-up at Filton College, 11 July 2012

Photo: Louise Hughes

Streaking ahead

Monday, July 16th, 2012

Two Kenyan athletes stride out during the training session at Filton College, 11 July 2012

Photo: Louise Hughes

Sharing the Olympic dream

Monday, July 16th, 2012

Kenyan swimming star Jason Dunford talks to local schoolchildren about what it means to him to be an Olympian, Filton College 11 July 2012

Photo: Louise Hughes

Synchronised running

Monday, July 16th, 2012

Two Kenyan athletes match stride for stride during the training session at Filton College, 11 July 2012

Photo: Louise Hughes