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26th July 2011

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by Peter Millett

Ambassador to Libya, Tripoli

The Final Countdown

London will host the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics 1 year from now.  The biggest sporting event in the world will be a splendid celebration of sport, achievement and friendship.  It really is the greatest show on earth. The city is ready.  Construction is on time and on budget with all the major venues on or […]

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17th March 2011

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by Greg Dorey


Counting down

A few weeks ago I promised that we would be marking 500 days to go to the 2012 Olympics on 16 March. The eagle-eyed among you might have noticed that this date was in fact 499 days from the Olympics (and 532 from the Paralympics). The reason was that 15 March is an important national […]

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