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The NFL Experience in London: More than just the Game!

Did you enjoy the Olympic country houses? Looking for a similarly passionate international party experience that’s also about “more than just the games”? Then you’ll love what the NFL is bringing to London! Adam Goldstein might be England’s most passionate NFL fan, having spent weeks and months at a time to experience this passion on [...]

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Olympic Park’s “Copper Box” Still Rocks!

Professional basketball has found a new home in the Olympic Park. While the 2012 basketball venue is no longer, the London Lions recently played their first game in the “Copper Box” that was best known for handball during the 2012 games.  A packed house of over 6000 rabid fans, including our own global sport enthusiast [...]

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Basketball Gold Medalists return for “NBA London Live”

  Last summer, London’s O2 (North Greenwich) arena played host to Olympic basketball, where players from across the globe dribbled and dunked their way to international glory. Now London gets another chance to see some of the best Olympians play for their domestic clubs, as the NBA’s Detroit Pistons and the New York Knicks tip [...]

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Road to London 2013: The NBA takes on Europe’s Best

Although Great Britain’s basketball success during the 2012 games was limited, fans did get the rare chance to witness a dominant unbeaten run by Team USA’s “Dream Team”. This impressive success came exactly two decades after the original “Dream Team” took flight at Barcelona’s 1992 Olympics, with questions now being asked regarding which dominant team [...]

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Want to swim like an Olympic Champion?

While Usain Bolt was running the 100 metres and becoming the icon of the last two summer Olympics, something just as remarkable was happening in the swimming pool. Speedo’s “LZR Racer” swimsuits, specially crafted performance wetsuits, helped swimmers including American Michael Phelps smash 23 swimming world records. Of all medalists in the pool in Beijing, [...]

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Russia Sochi Park: Everyone’s Russian to go there

Two of the most vibrant places to experience the Olympic atmosphere this summer are bound to be Perks Field and the nearby Albert Memorial Lawns – as that's where the fun-loving Russians are planning to base themselves with R...
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House of Switzerland: Moving Mountains To Bring The Alps To The Thames

While Switzerland’s landmark mountain range won't fit in the heart of London, that’s not stopping The House of Switzerland from bringing a taste of its homeland to the River Thames this summer. The House of Switzerland i...
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Olympic medals at the British Museum: Back to the 1908 London Games

Thinking of visiting the British Museum’s Olympic exhibit to see the 2012 medals?  Our London blogger Sue Hillman takes us with her on a recent trip there:   London’s British museum is joining in the Olympic s...
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Club France: Summer Fete arrives in London

Club France promises a vibrant and unforgettable 18-day celebration of team France and the 2012 Olympic games. Opening 27 July at Old Billingsgate between the Thames and the Tower Bridge, Club France offers 4 buzzing floors ...
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Holland Heineken House: The Place to Party

Call it an orange-themed castle for Dutch sports fans. The Alexandra Palace in North London will be transformed into the Holland Heineken House from July 26 to August 12, making it one of the Games' premier places to party. ...
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Irish House: The Spirit of the Emerald Isle

The Irish Olympic House, based at the Big Chill House near London’s King Cross Station, will bring the sound of Ireland to the Olympics with over 30 different acts playing during the Games fortnight. A host of Irish perfor...
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German House: A Haus On The Docklands

The German team will be in a battle with Team GB for the most medals among European nations at the London 2012 Games, so why not enjoy a friendly rivalry at German House, with the nation’s very own ‘Deutsches Haus Fan Fest’
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The NFL Experience in London: More than just the Game!

Did you enjoy the Olympic country houses? Looking for a similarly passionate international party experience that’s also about “more than just the games”? Then you’ll love what the NFL is bringing to Lond...
by LondonPrepares.com

 
 
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Olympic Park’s “Copper Box” Still Rocks!

Professional basketball has found a new home in the Olympic Park. While the 2012 basketball venue is no longer, the London Lions recently played their first game in the “Copper Box” that was best known for handball during t...
by Admin

 

 
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Basketball Gold Medalists return for “NBA London Live”

  Last summer, London’s O2 (North Greenwich) arena played host to Olympic basketball, where players from across the globe dribbled and dunked their way to international glory. Now London gets another chance to see some o...
by Admin

 
 
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Road to London 2013: The NBA takes on Europe’s Best

Although Great Britain’s basketball success during the 2012 games was limited, fans did get the rare chance to witness a dominant unbeaten run by Team USA’s “Dream Team”. This impressive success came exa...
by LondonPrepares.com

 
 
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WIN a VIP Experience by the Stadium for Two!

How would you like to experience the finals for some of the premier upcoming sporting events like a true VIP? Just a few minutes walk from all the live action, you will be within view of the stadium while having everything you ...
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The Olympic-themed Fun Doesn’t have to Stop!

The Olympic stadium might be hosting its last events this week, but that doesn’t mean that the fun stops. There’s still plenty of fun to partake in even outside all the Paralympic action! Casa Brasil: Get Ready for ...
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