In Focus | Olympics London 2012

The Olympics Blog

Gulf News journalists Robin Chatterjee and Alaric Gomes report the behind the scenes action from Europe's greatest capital city, London. Read their exclusive stories right here.



  • Published 18:32 August 9, 2012

    Taylor carrying hopes of Irish

    Ireland is on lockdown this evening as female boxer Katie Taylor fights to realise her Olympic gold medal dream. Read more...

    Posted by Robin Chatterjee, Senior Associate Editor

  • Published 13:42 August 9, 2012

    Ennis among the stars

    Omega House in Soho is hosting Britain's pride and joy Jessica Ennis. But the place is heaving with other stars as well Read more...

    Posted by Robin Chatterjee, Senior Associate Editor

  • Published 13:39 August 9, 2012

    'So near yet so far' for Gay

    I had an emotional interview with Tyson Gay this evening. Clearly he hasn't got over the hurt at losing out on a medal Read more...

    Posted by Robin Chatterjee, Senior Associate Editor

  • Published 13:37 August 9, 2012

    A shot in the arm

    Indian woman boxer Mary Kom bowed out of the bout for the silver medal against Great Britain's Natasha Jonas a few moments ago, but that fight only paved the way for the real deal - Ireland's Katie Taylor versus Mavzuna Chorieva of Tajikistan Read more...

    Posted by Robin Chatterjee, Senior Associate Editor

  • Published 16:32 August 7, 2012

    Agent of change

    And while on the Irish, there’s more: Usain Bolt’s agent, an Irishman named Ricky Simms, believes that he and the star sprinter are like brothers Read more...

    Posted by By Robin Chatterjee, Senior Associate Editor

  • Published 16:30 August 7, 2012

    The lady in red

    Officially, the Irish fans broke the sound level barrier for cheering when they clocked 114 decibels Read more...

    Posted by By Robin Chatterjee, Senior Associate Editor

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