London 2012 Olympics

The London 2012 Olympics runs from 27th July to 12th August. Athletes from 205 different countries are expected to compete in 26 Olympic sports at the 2012 games.

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Previous Team GB medal winners were in Nottingham earlier today as part of a campaign to promote sport in the UK following London 2012.

Sporting icons Daley Thompson, Sharron Davies and Jonathan Edwards have joined forces to complete a cross-country challenge to visit a wide range of sports clubs over one weekend.

Part of their challenge took place at Nottingham's Southglade Leisure Centre where they got involved with a roller derby with members of the local community.

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