Lecomte claims mountain bike gold on weather-impacted penultimate day at Munich 2022
When British skaters Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean won the Olympic gold medal in ice dance at Sarajevo 1984 with 12 perfect 6.0s from every judge, for their interpretation of Maurice Ravel’s Boléro, an important member of their team was singer-actor Michael Crawford. Crawford, who had played Frank Spencer in British sitcom Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em and the title role in the musical The Phantom of the Opera, had become a mentor to the pair in 1981 and went on to help them create their Olympic routine. Crawford said he “taught them how to act”. He was present with their trainer Betty Callaway at the ringside at Sarajevo as they created one of the most iconic moments in Olympic history.
TMS – Tournament Bus Services Operations Manager/Deputy Manager (Qatar 2022) – Doha, Qatar
Reporting to Senior Management, the Manager/Deputy Manager, Tournament Bus Services Operations is responsible for; The operational locations of TBS services are across all Stadiums, Transport Hubs, Metro Stations, Park & Rides, Bus Staging, Airport, Accommodation & Central Doha. This position could be assigned to a single location or could be assigned to multiple areas dependent on the needs of the Tournament and operation.
It is 100 years since Monte Carlo hosted the first Women’s World Games. Organised by Alice Milliat in response to women being excluded from the majority of sports at the Olympics, including athletics, the event would ultimately pave the way for a more inclusive Olympic Games. Philip Barker reports.
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