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 15:37 July 31, 2012

    No more racket

    There’s no better feeling than winning. After getting through his opening doubles match in the Olympics Rohan Bopanna told the media that the incident between Leander Paes and Bhupathi-Bopanna was now a thing of the past. Read more...

    Posted by Robin Chatterjee, Senior Associate Editor

  • Published 22:33 July 28, 2012

    Omega pulling out all the stops

    Watch manufacturers Omega are celebrating the opening of the Omega House in Soho, London, today by pulling out all the stops as far as their guest list is concerned. Read more...

    Posted by Robin Chatterjee, Senior Associate Editor

  • Published 17:32 July 28, 2012

    No uniformity at all

    It is being rumoured that the Indian contingent are quite peeved at the state of their uniforms – poor quality is the argument that is being professed. Read more...

    Posted by Robin Chatterjee, Senior Associate Editor

  • Published 17:30 July 28, 2012

    A whole lot of rubbish

    More on Chen Guanming, contemporary China’s avatar of medieval traveller Huen Tsang: he has decided to contribute in his own way towards the London Games by promising to clean up all the rubbish that he encounters. Read more...

    Posted by Robin Chatterjee, Senior Associate Editor

  • Published 17:29 July 28, 2012

    The gentle way

    Great Britain’s Ashley McKenzie learnt the hard way that even though his life was somewhat in order he would still need to learn a lot through the school of hard knocks. Read more...

    Posted by Robin Chatterjee, Senior Associate Editor

  • Published 18:40 July 27, 2012

    Line up gentlemen: earn your opening ceremony ticket

    If Danny Boyle’s opening ceremony hype was so much of an expectation as much as speculation, then nothing compares to the long wait journalists and photographers had to endure in line to get a ticket to the ceremony. Read more...

    Posted by Alaric Gomes, Senior Reporter

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