Olympics 2012

Gold-medal winning athlete may have had a heart problem, inquest hears

Daily Echo: Athletics golden girl Donna Murray dies

4:09pm Friday 28th March 2014

A GOLD-medal winning athlete who died while sunbathing may have had a heart problem, an inquest heard.

Boat show a success say organisers

Daily Echo: Sunseeker at the PSP Southampton Boat Show

10:48am Tuesday 25th September 2012

VISITOR figures may have been down but the organisers have hailed this year’s PSP Southampton Boat Show a success.

Ben Ainslie - Sailing

Daily Echo: Ben Ainslie

4:18pm Tuesday 24th July 2012

Ask anyone who Britain’s best gold medal hope is this summer and there is a good chance the response will be “Ben Ainslie ”.

Kate Macgregor, Lucy Macgregor and Annie Lush - Sailing

Daily Echo: Our local Olympians: Kate Macgregor, Lucy Macgregor and Annie Lush - Sailing

4:23pm Tuesday 24th July 2012

Training for the Olympics can be a lonely experience for many athletes, but Kate Macgregor has had her sister alongside her every step of the way.

Iain Percy - Sailing

Daily Echo: Iain Percy

4:19pm Tuesday 24th July 2012

He might often be overlooked because of the astonishing achievements of his compatriot Ben Ainslie , but Iain Percy remains one of Britain’s most successful Olympic sailors of all time.

Ben Rhodes - Sailing

Daily Echo: Meet the athletes: Ben Rhodes

4:17pm Tuesday 24th July 2012

Southampton -born Ben Rhodes is hoping to erase the disappointment of Beijing when he competes at London 2012.

James Foad - Rowing

Daily Echo: Our local Olympians: James Foad - Rowing

4:15pm Tuesday 24th July 2012

The distance from the River Itchen to the Olympic waters of Eton Dorney might be a relatively short one – but for James Foad it has been a long journey between the two.

Chris Mears - Diving

Daily Echo: Chris Mears

4:13pm Tuesday 24th July 2012

CHRIS Mears is lucky to be alive but will be competing at his first Olympics next month.

Pete Waterfield - Diving


4:12pm Tuesday 24th July 2012

PETE Waterfield is best known as Tom Daley’s diving partner, but is the most experienced member of the Great Britain team.

Stacie Powell - Diving

4:11pm Tuesday 24th July 2012

IT is safe to say that Stacie Powell is one of the brightest Olympians at London 2012.

Daniel McMillan - Handball

Daily Echo: Our local Olympians: Daniel McMillan - Handball

4:09pm Tuesday 24th July 2012

WHEN London was awarded the Olympic Games in 2005, Team GB handball player Daniel McMillan had no idea he would be competing in them.

Dani King - Cycling

Daily Echo: DANI KING

4:06pm Tuesday 24th July 2012

WHEN Dani King chose to start cycling in order to get out of a maths lesson she made a decision that started a chain reaction leading her to the brink of an Olympic medal.

Melanie Wilson - Rowing

Daily Echo: Melanie Wilson

4:05pm Tuesday 24th July 2012

Melanie Wilson is aiming to continue her good form this year and force her way into the medals in the women’s quadruple scull at London 2012.

Jack Cork - Football

Daily Echo: Jack Cork in his Team GB tracksuit

4:00pm Tuesday 24th July 2012

Diverting a Saints fan’s attention away from the upcoming Premier League season is something that even an event as big as the London Olympics might struggle to manage.

Rob Moore - Hockey

Daily Echo: ROB MOORE

3:59pm Tuesday 24th July 2012

WINCHESTER hockey star Rob Moore believes he has never had a better chance of winning an Olympic medal, as he embarks on the third Games of his career.

Alex Danson - Hockey

3:54pm Tuesday 24th July 2012

LOG on to the Trojans Hockey Club website right now and you will see the following message… “You should feel especially proud to be playing at a club who has produced one of the world’s best players and Great Britain international Alex Danson.”

Richard Faulds - Shooting

Daily Echo: Our local Olympians: Richard Faulds - Shooting

3:49pm Tuesday 24th July 2012

Twelve years ago, Richard Faulds literally shot himself to fame by dramatically winning the double trap event at the Sydney Olympics .

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