Results tagged “gymnastics”

O2 Dome.JPGTeam GB's male gymnasts secured a place at this summer's Games by finishing top at the Olympic test event at The O2.

The men's artistic team failed to qualify last year after finishing 10th at the World championships in Tokyo but won by a good margin in last night's competition.

aquatic1.JPGThe public will have their first chance to experience sporting excellence on the Olympic Park when tickets for several test events go on sale later this month.

The Aquatics Centre and the Velodrome are two of the 2012 venues that will host events in the build up to next year's Games.

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The O2 arena will host the artistic gymnastics, trampoline, basketball and wheelchair basketball during the 2012 games.

Temporary structures will be built to manage vehicle and pedestrian access at the venue, which will be known as the North Greenwich Arena during the Olympics.

ff-aug13-ZolaG.jpgIt's been another exciting sporting year and plenty of big names have appeared in the pages of The Wharf, including West Ham manager Gianfranco Zola, a quartet of England cricket captains and two heroes of the 1966 World Cup win.

We look back at what's been making the headlines locally and nationally over the last 12 months.

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THE world's top gymnasts are heading to The O2 next year, but they'll have to be on top form to beat the best of British.