Archive for August, 2012

Wiggy dreams of Olympic victory

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

‘Wiggy’ the whippet, named in honour of Olympic cycling hero Bradley Wiggins, dreams of future Olympic victories.

Photo: Holly Williamson

Wiggy

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

‘Wiggy’, named in honour of Olympic cycling hero Bradley Wiggins. Still a puppy, ‘Wiggy’ the whippet could run as fast as 40mph when he’s fully grown, even putting his namesake to shame!

Photo: Holly Williamson

Celebrating Bradley Wiggins’ victory

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

Andy Norris poses in his usual ‘Mod’ style to celebrate Bradley Wiggins’ gold medal victory at the Games

Photo: Andy Norris

Photographing Jessica Ennis

Monday, August 20th, 2012

A ‘bobby’ at the stadium can’t resist the opportunity to immortalise Jessica Ennis as she competes in the heptathlone high-jump. 3 August 2012.

Photo: Ed Newsom

Ever felt like someone’s watching you?

Friday, August 17th, 2012

Olympic mascot ‘Mandeville’ looking sinister at Paddington station, August 2012

Photo: Henry Riley

Leaving ‘Paddington’ in the slipstream

Friday, August 17th, 2012

Olympic Mascot ‘Mandeville’ makes Paddington Bear look a little slow. Paddington station, August 2012

Photo: Henry Riley

Gold

Monday, August 13th, 2012

Gold: ‘Olympic’-themed shop window display on Gloucester Road, Bristol

Photo: Jamie Carstairs

Silver

Monday, August 13th, 2012

Silver: ‘Olympic’-themed shop window display on Gloucester Road, Bristol

Photo: Jamie Carstairs

 

Bronze

Monday, August 13th, 2012

Bronze: ‘Olympic’-themed shop window display on Gloucester Road, Bristol

Photo: Jamie Carstairs

Jessica Ennis leads the way

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

A fantastic view as Jessica Ennis competes in the long jump during her historic Heptathlon victory on Super Saturday at the Olympic stadium

Photo: Rob Lydyard

A historic moment on the big screen

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

Oscar Pistorius on the the big screen as he makes  history as the first double-amputee to compete in the Olympic Games

Photo: Rob Lydyard

 

The Olympic stadium

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

The Olympic stadium in glorious sunshine on historic Super Saturday

Photo: Rob Lydyard

A fan celebrates

Monday, August 6th, 2012

A Japan football fan joyous after his team’s 2-0 quarter-final victory over Brazil in the women’s quarter final at the Millennium stadium, Cardiff

Photo: Paul Fleming

The Japan team cheer their fans

Monday, August 6th, 2012

The Japan team acknowledges the support of their fans after their 2-0 quarter-final victory over Brazil at the Millennium stadium, Cardiff

Photo: Paul Fleming

The post-match interview

Monday, August 6th, 2012

Japanese television interviews the players after Japan’s 2-0 quarter-final victory over Brazil at the Millennium stadium, Cardiff

Photo: Paul Fleming

The world’s media await the final whistle

Monday, August 6th, 2012

The media await their moment seconds from the end of Japan’s 2-0 victory over Brazil in the women’s quarter-final match at the Millennium stadium, Cardiff

Photo: Leo Fleming

A pensive Brazil fan

Monday, August 6th, 2012

A Brazil fan internalises his anxiety after hsi team go 2-0 down during the women’s quarter-final, Millennium stadium, Cardiff

Photo: Paul Fleming

Half-time

Monday, August 6th, 2012

The players come off at half-time during the Brazil v. Japan match at the Millennium stadium, Cardiff

Photo: Leo Fleming

Brazilian horror show

Monday, August 6th, 2012

The Brazilian substitute’s bench looks horrified after Japan take a 1-0 lead in the women’s quarter-final match, Millennium stadium, Cardiff

Photo: Paul Fleming

Into the lion’s den

Monday, August 6th, 2012

The teams come out for the women’s quarter-final match between Brazil and Japan at the Millennium stadium, Cardiff

Photo: Leo Fleming

The referee’s assistant

Monday, August 6th, 2012

The referee’s assistant makes an excited entrance during the Brazil vs Japan women’s quarter-final match at the Millennium stadium, Cardiff

Photo: Leo Fleming

A gesture of thanks from Japan

Monday, August 6th, 2012

A Japan fan displays a banner to thank the world for support, Millennium stadium, Cardiff

Photo: Leo Fleming

Last minute adjustments

Monday, August 6th, 2012

One of the young flag bearers adjusts her hair as she nervously awaits her entrance at the Millennium stadium, Cardiff

Photo: Leo Fleming

The stadium announcer

Monday, August 6th, 2012

The stadium announcer attempts to whip up enthusiasm amongst the crowds at the Millenium stadium, Cardiff

Photo: Paul Fleming

The match ball

Monday, August 6th, 2012

Cameramen focus on the official match ball before the arrival of the teams, Millennium stadium, Cardiff

Photo: Paul Fleming