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Olympics news

York schoolboy Lewis Long with Lord Coe

Family stumble across Paralympic ceremony on holiday trip up Snowdon

Spectators line Duncombe Place to catch sight of the  Paralympic Lantern

Cheering crowds line up to welcome the Paralympic flame to York


City of York's Richard Buck misses out on Olympic relay spot

Richard Buck

‘High hopes’ in city for Buck’s London 2012 relay dream


Laugher tipped to bounce back from London 2012 agony

North Yorkshire man charged following Olympic bottle-throwing incident

Brit Volleyball plays catch-up

Rio is next target for North Yorkshire handballer Larsson

No final spot for diver Jack Laugher

Handball goal ace Steve Larsson on ‘tough’ times

Tom Ransley

Medal-winning York rower drenched in confusion

Rower Tom Ransley revels in Olympic Games pressure

Olympic bronze medal “no consolation” for rower Tom Ransley


York City Rowing Club's Tom Ransley wins bronze in Olympic eight final

North Yorkshire rower Debbie Flood misses out on medals in quadruple sculls final

Hope Powell by Andrew Matthews/ PA Wire

Greenwich's Hope Powell urges calm after victory over Brazil

Nicola Wilson

Silver medal for North Yorkshire rider Nicola Wilson

The GB rowing crew

Team GB in final warning to German rowers

Stage One sales director Simon Wood with a prototype of the copper petals which were used in the London 2012 Olympics opening  ceremony

Firm’s top-secret Olympic cauldron delight

Sianagh Gallagher in hospital

Injured climber in pledge to carry Paralympic torch in city


York City Rowing Club's Tom Ransley into London 2012 eights final

North Yorkshire’s Nicola Wilson and her horse, Opposition Buzz, revel in the Olympic atmosphere in the London 2012 dressage competition in Greenwich Park

Nicola Wilson savours Olympic debut

Jo Jackson set to call time on swimming career

Malcolm Richardson, of Willow Rise, Kirkbymoorside, with his Olympic-themed garden

Olympic-themed garden in support of Team GB

Ransley and Co confident of eights upset as Flood fights on

York City Rowing Club's Tom Ransley and Great Britain eights second in Olympic heats

The Great Britain’s men’s eight, with York City Rowing Club’s Tom Ransley third from left, in training for the Games

Oar-inspiring medal booty awaits York rowing ace

Boy oh boy, Danny

Boy oh boy, Danny

An aerial view of the Olympic stadium last night

Youngsters’ place in the Olympic limelight

Great Britain's Debbie Flood seeks rowing gold medal

Great Britain's Debbie Flood seeks rowing gold medal

Tom Ransley

Choppy waters for Ransley and GB eights rowing crew

Sianagh Gallagher

Paralympic flame honour for athlete

York’s Community Spirit Boxing Club have received a £48,000 grant from Sport England’s Inspired Facilities fund. Members are pictured left  celebrating

Olympic legacy fighting fund for Community Spirit club

Pocklington Montessori School pupils enjoy ringing their bells and shaking other   musical instruments with town crier Geoff Sheasby

Ringing in the Olympic Games

National Railway Museum staff, from left, Tim Procter, Ellen Tait and Anna Pinkstone prepare to “ring in” the Olympic celebrations

Bells to ring out across York to herald start of Olympics

York’s Richard Buck, whose medal chances at the Olympics may hinge on Martyn Rooney

Richard Buck fast track to glory hinges on Rooney's performance

Rail museum to join Olympic bell-ringing event

Fake Olympic medal alert

Ian Speechley

York man chosen to join Olympic Games emergency dental team

Medal-winning disabled York climber Sianagh Gallagher, aged 15, looks forward to the arrival in York of the Paralympic Flame on August 24, when she will be part of welcoming party

Paralympic Flame girl is burning with ambition


York bells toll for London Olympics

Members of the Yorkshire Ambulance Service who are heading to London to provide assistance at the Olympic Games

Yorkshire Ambulance Service staff head to Olympics


Funding wrangles prevent Olympic teams from using York as training base


Medieval Olympics event in York

Seb Coe  promoting the Olympics in York

Now let the Games begin!

Richard Buck

Richard Buck travels the hard metres to realise his dream

Tom Ransley

Tom Ransley takes Eton boat throng to Olympic tilt

Jack Laugher

Jack Laugher looks to make a splash

Nicola Wilson and Opposition Buzz in action during the cross country event during the 2012 Bramham International Horse Trials

Second chance for Nicola Wilson

Ben Pipes' dream in London

The Olympic rings are lit up on Tower Bridge, London, in preparation for the start of the 2012 London Olympics.  The rings were made by Stage One, based in Tockwith

Firms fired up for 2012 Olympics

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