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  • Girls4Gold hope to follow in Rudman's footsteps

    Date 09/02/2009

    Girls4Gold Ambassador Shelley Rudman was recently crowned European Champion and is currently top of the world rankings. Meanwhile, athletes recruited via the Girls4Gold talent identification campaign have been attending talent assessment camps for the winter Olympic sport at the University of Bath.

  • UK Sport sets "Top Four" medal ambition for 2012 Olympics

    3 December 2008

    £292 million of confirmed investment has been allocated by UK Sport to British Olympic and Paralympic sports ahead of London 2012

  • Spotlight returns to Beijing

    Date 04/09/2008

    The spotlight returns to Beijing once again this weekend as just two weeks after the Olympic flame was extinguished in the Birds Nest stadium, the Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony gets underway on Saturday.

  • UK Coaching Framework launched

    22 April 2008

    sports coach UK has unveiled the industry blueprint to create a world-leading coaching system in the UK by 2016.

  • 2012 must create a true legacy for sport, says Steele

    Date 07/12/2006

    In a speech today at the 'Countdown to London 2012 - How will the Games Deliver for the Country' Conference in London, UK Sport Chief Executive, John Steele, told delegates that it is vital to ensure that the Games leave a long lasting legacy that leads to positive and permanent change.

  • Women in Leadership Programme launched

    Date 31/08/2006

    A three-year project launched today will give 11 women involved in British sport the skills and experience required to take on senior decision making roles.

  • Positive reaction to Budget announcement

    Date 23/03/2006

    Gordon Brown's Budget announcement of additional funding for high performance sport in the run up to London 2012 has received an enthusiastic response from the sporting community.

  • UK Sport welcomes Budget Announcement

    Date 22/03/2006

    UK Sport, the Government agency responsible for the funding and support of Olympic and Paralympic sport, is delighted with the additional 2012 performance funding announced in today's Budget.

  • London 2012 Submits bid

    15 November 2004

    London's bid document for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2012 is being submitted to the International Olympic Committee today.

  • Day 6: First gold for Team GB

    Date 20/08/2004

    Britain has won its first gold medal of the Games with a convincing victory in the sailing as Shirley Robertson and her Yngling crew proved themselves to be untouchable with a race to spare.

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