Leeds Carnival

Aug 26, 2013 Comments Off on Leeds Carnival by

The sun shone brightly and so did all the troupes and spectators who participated in the 46th Leeds Carnival. 46th Leeds Carnival Gallery Leeds West Indian Carnival The Leeds Carnival is the longest running West Indian carnival in Europe. It started in 1967 and has grown from strength to strength with people of all ages […]

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Champion Murray

Jul 08, 2013 Comments Off on Champion Murray

Britain’s 77-year wait for a men’s champion ended in glory for Andy Murray. His hard-fought victory over world number one Novak Djokovic is his first Wimbledon title. The 26 year old Scot, converted his fourth championship point in a scintillating final game to win 6-4 7-5 6-4 and claim his second major title. Murray, coached […]

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Leeds Golden Girl Nicola wins Olympic medal

Aug 09, 2012 Comments Off on Leeds Golden Girl Nicola wins Olympic medal

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 […]

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Bolt of lightning

Aug 09, 2012 Comments Off on Bolt of lightning

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 […]

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Bolt still the world’s fastest man

Aug 05, 2012 Comments Off on Bolt still the world’s fastest man

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 […]

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