Leeds Carnival The 45th Leeds Carnival was a true spectacle of colour and excitement. The pouring rain, wet damp conditions and the missing sunshine couldn’t dampen the spirits of the carnival troupes. The crowds came out as usual and descended on the park in Chapeltown and thousands gathered along the carnival route.
Archive for August, 2012
Nicola is the champ Nichola Adams, the Leeds boxer beat Chinese champion in the Olympic boxing women’s final to take the gold medal and write her name in the history books. Team GB’s Nicola Adams beat her ‘Nemesis’, China’s Ren Cancan to becomes the first woman, ever, to win an Olympic boxing gold medal, in [...]
Bolt wins 200 meter race Usain Bolt beat Yohan Blake and Warren Wier and a field of 200 metre athletes to win gold. The time was just 2/100 second off the world record. Jamaican runners took all three medals with Bolt adding another gold medal to his tally. Wallace Spearmon of the United States came [...]
80,000 spectators in the Olympic stadium and about a billion on tv saw the Jamaican world record holder Usain Bolt beat off countryman Yohan Blake and American Justin Gatlin to take the crown of ‘the worlds fastest man’. Bolt left 7 of the world’s fastest athletes in his wake to set a new Olympic record [...]