Olympics 2012

Olympic Profile - Luol Deng

Streatham Guardian: Olympic Profile - Luol Deng

6:30pm Thursday 2nd August 2012

Name: Luol Deng

Olympic Profile - James Ellington

Streatham Guardian: James Ellington

6:26pm Thursday 2nd August 2012

Name: James Ellington.

Olympic Profile - James Dasaolu

Streatham Guardian: Olympic Profile - James Dasaolu

6:22pm Thursday 2nd August 2012

Name: James Dasaolu

Olympic Profile - Martyn Rooney

Streatham Guardian: Martyn Rooney

3:28pm Thursday 2nd August 2012

Name: Martyn Rooney

Olympic Profile - Lawrence Okoye

Streatham Guardian: Lawrence Okoye

3:24pm Thursday 2nd August 2012

Name: Lawrence Okoye

Olympic Profile: Winston Gordon

Streatham Guardian: Olympic Profile: Winston Gordon

11:48am Thursday 26th July 2012

Tooting judako Winston Gordon will be aiming to win his first medal at the Olympics

Olympic Profile: Bryony Shaw

Streatham Guardian: Olympic Profile: Bryony Shaw

11:38am Thursday 26th July 2012

Bryony Shaw will hope to reach another podium after winning Britain's first windsurfing medal in Beijing.

Olympic Profile: Emma Pooley

Streatham Guardian: Olympic Profile: Emma Pooley

11:29am Thursday 26th July 2012

Wandsworth-born Emma Pooley helped fellow cyclist Nicole Cooke take gold in Beijing before going on to scoop silver herself in the time trials.

Olympic Profile: Matt Wells

Streatham Guardian: Olympic Profile: Matt Wells

11:22am Thursday 26th July 2012

Rower Matt Wells will be appearing at his second games having won silver in Beijing.

Olympic Profile: Rob Williams

Streatham Guardian: Olympic Profile: Bill Lucas

11:17am Thursday 26th July 2012

London Rowing Club's Rob Williams

Olympic Profile: Bill Lucas

Streatham Guardian: Olympic Profile: Bill Lucas

11:09am Thursday 26th July 2012

Men's double sculler Bill Lucas will be seeking to improve on his silver in the World Champs in Belgrade

Olympic Profile: Phelan Hill

Streatham Guardian: Olympic Profile: Phelan Hill

10:54am Thursday 26th July 2012

Cox Phelan Hill will be pushing the men's rowing eight as hard as he can en route to gold.

Olympic Profile: Sophie Hosking

Streatham Guardian: Olympic Profile: Sophie Hosking

10:39am Thursday 26th July 2012

Rower Sophie Hosking will be going for gold with partner Kat Copeland in the Lightweight Women's Double Sculls.

OLYMPIC PROFILE: Dan Clark

Streatham Guardian: Dan Clark

2:11pm Tuesday 24th July 2012

THE GB basketball squad will be in action at the North Greenwich Arena, so home advantage will hopefully be a big advantage for Greenwich-born Dan Clark.

OLYMPIC PROFILE: Sophie Cox

Streatham Guardian: Sophie Cox

2:07pm Tuesday 24th July 2012

EXPERIENCE will not be in short supply for 30-year-old Dartford-based judo veteran Sophie Cox in the women's U52kg competition.

OLYMPIC PROFILE: Kelly Edwards

Streatham Guardian: Kelly Edwards

2:03pm Tuesday 24th July 2012

THERE will be an early start for Gravesend-based judo fighter Kelly Edwards, who is in action on July 28 in the U48kg contest at ExCel Arena.

OLYMPIC PROFILE: James Ellington

Streatham Guardian: James Ellington

1:58pm Tuesday 24th July 2012

LEWISHAM'S James Ellington forms part of the GB 4x100m squad and is also in action in the individual 200m.

OLYMPIC PROFILE: Kathryn Fudge

Streatham Guardian: Kathryn Fudge

1:51pm Tuesday 24th July 2012

KATHRYN Fudge was born in Beckenham and the 22-year-old is a member of the GB Handball squad.

OLYMPIC PROFILE: Ellen Gandy

Streatham Guardian: Ellen Gandy

1:44pm Tuesday 24th July 2012

BROMLEY swimmer Ellen Gandy is strongly fancied to make a podium finish.

OLYMPIC PROFILE: Adam Gemili

Streatham Guardian: Adam Gemili

1:41pm Tuesday 24th July 2012

DARTFORD sprinter Adam Gemili's rise from a relative unknown at Blackheath & Bromley Harriers to a potential London 2012 100m medal winner is nothing short of sensational.

OLYMPIC PROFILE: Gemma Gibbons

1:36pm Tuesday 24th July 2012

CHARLTON judo ace Gemma Gibbons will fight in the women's U78kg category.

OLYMPIC PROFILE: Gemma Howell

Streatham Guardian: Gemma Howell

1:29pm Tuesday 24th July 2012

GEMMA Howell lives in Dartford and will be fighting in the women's judo U63kg event.

OLYMPIC PROFILE: Sean King

Streatham Guardian: Sean King

1:26pm Tuesday 24th July 2012

WATER Polo star Sean King is a 23-year-old from West Wickham who has been preparing for the London Games for seven years.

OLYMPIC PROFILE: Jack Oliver

Streatham Guardian: Jack Oliver

1:20pm Tuesday 24th July 2012

BEXLEYHEATH weightlifter Jack Oliver will be battling it out to win gold in the men's 77kg category.

OLYMPIC PROFILE: Ewa Palies

Streatham Guardian: Ewa Palies

1:15pm Tuesday 24th July 2012

HANDBALL player Ewa Palies is based in Beckenham.

OLYMPIC PROFILE: Claire Rafferty

Streatham Guardian: Claire Rafferty

1:04pm Tuesday 24th July 2012

CLAIRE Rafferty is a Chelsea footballer from Orpington and part of the GB women's soccer team.

OLYMPIC: Nick Robinson-Baker

Streatham Guardian: Nick Robinson-Baker

1:01pm Tuesday 24th July 2012

NICK Robinson-Baker is a 25-year-old diver who grew up in Biggin Hill.

OLYMPIC PROFILE: Husayn Rosowsky

Streatham Guardian: Husayn Rosowsky

12:58pm Tuesday 24th July 2012

GREENWICH University student Husayn Rosowsky will compete in the fencing at the ExCel Arena.

OLYMPIC PROFILE: Janine Sandell

Streatham Guardian: Janine Sandell

12:53pm Tuesday 24th July 2012

JANINE Sandell was born in Anerley and is set to represent Team GB in volleyball.

OLYMPIC PROFILE: Zoe Smith

Streatham Guardian: OLYMPIC PROFILE: Zoe Smith

12:49pm Tuesday 24th July 2012

ZOE Smith is from Abbey Wood and will be competing in the women's 58kg weightlifting event.

OLYMPIC PROFILE: Conrad Williams

Streatham Guardian: OLYMPIC PROFILE: Conrad Williams

11:55am Tuesday 24th July 2012

CONRAD Williams is a 30-year-old athlete who lives in Bromley and Hither Green.

Adam Gemili wins gold medal and smashes personal best in Barcelona

Streatham Guardian: Adam Gemili as he wins the men's 100m at the World Junior Championships.

11:45am Thursday 12th July 2012

A GOLD medal and a new personal best – not a bad evening’s work from Dartford sprint sensation Adam Gemili.

Dartford sprinter Adam Gemili wins place in World Junior Championships semi-finals

Streatham Guardian: Adam Gemili.

11:52am Wednesday 11th July 2012

OLYMPIC sprinter Adam Gemili will line-up in the semi-finals of the World Junior Championships this evening (July 11).

Dartford runner Adam Gemili to compete for place in Britain's Olympic team

Streatham Guardian: Adam Gemili.

2:05pm Monday 18th June 2012

DARTFORD running sensation Adam Gemili has confirmed he will compete for a place in Great Britain’s Olympic running team.

18-year-old Zoe Smith makes Team GB

Streatham Guardian: Zoe Smith, 18, was selected for Team GB's weighlifters

3:25pm Tuesday 12th June 2012

GREENWICH athlete Zoe Smith has been selected to compete in the Olympics as the youngest member of Team GB’s weightlifters.

Bexley athlete hopes for Special Olympics selection

Streatham Guardian: Bexley athlete hopes for Special Olympics selection

10:49am Thursday 31st May 2012

AN ATHLETE from Bexley Village is hoping to represent Great Britain at the Special Olympics later this year.

Erith 2012 hopeful excited as big event looms

Streatham Guardian: Emma Kent

5:13pm Thursday 19th May 2011

ERITH dressage hopeful Emma Kent admits the opportunity of competing in her own back yard is extra incentive for Paralympic qualification.

Financial boost for Lewisham Olympic hopeful

Streatham Guardian: Curtis Griffith-Parker has big plans for this year. SPORTSBEAT.

11:46am Wednesday 13th April 2011

CURTIS Griffith-Parker has already had a taste of the international athletics scene and after a timely financial boost, the Lewisham athlete has vowed to toast a medal-winning summer in 2011.

Powell out to end injury nightmare before 2012

12:43pm Wednesday 16th March 2011

BIGGIN Hill diver Stacie Powell is desperate to put her injury woes behind her and get back to competitive action as she bids to achieve her goal of medalling at London 2012.

Badminton star desperate to do Britain proud in 2012

4:23pm Tuesday 1st March 2011

PETTS Wood badminton player Carl Baxter insists he is hell-bent on catching rival Rajiv Ouseph in order to prove his allegiance to Great Britain at the London 2012 Olympics.

Oliver planning ahead for glory in 2012 Olympics

4:59pm Monday 22nd November 2010

SIDCUP weightlifter Jack Oliver insists he’s more than happy to play second fiddle to British golden girl Zoe Smith as he plots his own path to London 2012 Olympic glory.

Steggall goes back to basics

10:48am Wednesday 13th October 2010

ON paper Francesca Steggall’s 2010 campaign has yet to get off the ground but the Sidcup judoka insists this year’s back to basics approach will see her soar to London 2012.

Blackheath boxer targets 2012 role

3:52pm Thursday 30th September 2010

BLACKHEATH boxer Ruth Raper admits she is currently happy to be in the background of the British team but insists she will be in the foreground come the London 2012 Olympics.

OLYMPIC HOPEFULS: Jessica celebrates double success on senior stage

Streatham Guardian: Jessica Williams

4:46pm Wednesday 10th February 2010

CRYSTAL Palace diver Jessica Williams celebrated a brace of silver medals at the 2010 British Gas National Cup in Sheffield at the weekend.

OLYMPIC HOPEFULS: Francesca Steggall

Streatham Guardian: Francesca Steggall after her three medal haul at the Great Britain under 21 trial in 2009

2:27pm Tuesday 12th January 2010

JUDO ace Francesca Steggall from Sidcup talks philosphy and technique in the third feature in a series looking at the Olympic dreams of young athletes from the News Shopper area.

OLYMPIC HOPEFULS: Jessica Williams

Streatham Guardian: Jessica Williams

9:48am Tuesday 12th January 2010

INTERNATIONAL springboard diver Jessica Williams from Bexley, features in the second of a series of profiles on young athletes from the News Shopper area hoping to take part in the Olympic Games in London 2012.

OLYMPIC HOPEFULS: Zoe Smith

Streatham Guardian: Zoe Smith at the World Youth Championship in Thailand

4:54pm Monday 2nd November 2009

OLYMPIC HOPEFULS introduces talented young sports men and women from the News Shopper area who have their sights set on the Olympics in 2012. In the first of the series weightlifter Zoe Smith took a break from training to talk to JON CHEETHAM.








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