Results tagged “2012”

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Paralympian David 'The Weirwolf' Weir, as he became known during the 2012 Games, was in Jubilee Place Mall today to sign copies of his autobiography Weirwolf: The David Weir Story.

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If you were to search for similarities between Coronation Street's Ken Barlow and Celebrity Juice funnyman Keith Lemon, the chances are they will be few and far between.

After noting their prominence on ITV shows and the pair's northern roots, you might be struggling.

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Those responsible for London's Olympic successes both on the track and behind the scenes in 2012 have been rewarded with titles in the Queen's New Year honours list.

Members of the Canary Wharf-based London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG), which conducted preparations for 2012's sporting spectacular from its offices in Churchill Place, were recognised with a range of accolades.

By Lutfur Rahman

lutfurrahman.jpgNo fewer than 27,000 media people descended on London for the Games. They have looked at the borough with fresh eyes; they have seen our history and tried to discern our future. They can see we have a good story to tell, not least because of the census figures that showed Tower Hamlet's population had the biggest growth in the country over the last decade.

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Andy Murray's tennis performances have been a cause for optimism for one man looking to make Olympic history this summer.

Abdul Buhari, a part-time Canary Wharf worker with Credit Suisse, is one of three men representing Britain in the discus at London 2012 this summer.