Olympics 2012

Joshua crowned Olympic champion

7:19pm Sunday 12th August 2012

Anthony Joshua picked up Team GB’s third boxing gold medal of the Games this afternoon with a dramatic victory over defending champion Roberto Cammarelle.

Cox and McConnell miss out on medal

Hillingdon Times: Lee McConnell finished fifth at the European Athletics Championships in Helsinki. Picture: Action Images

9:33pm Saturday 11th August 2012

It was a season’s best for Team GB in the women’s Olympic 4x400m relay final tonight but the quartet could only manage a fifth place finish.

Live London 2012 Olympics Day 15

Hillingdon Times: READY FOR BUSINESS: An aerial view of the Olympic Park showing the Olympic Stadium with the Aquatics Centre and Water Polo arena in the foreground

9:58am Saturday 11th August 2012

Bringing you the latest on London's Olympians on the penultimate day of the Games.

Lewis advice pays off for Joshua

6:47am Saturday 11th August 2012

Anthony Joshua revealed how a piece of advice from Lennox Lewis helped him storm into the Olympic super heavyweight final at ExCeL last night and guarantee Great Britain's boxing team their most successful Games for more than a century.

Live London 2012 Olympics live coverage: Day 14

Hillingdon Times: VENUE: The Olympic Stadium, focal point of London 2012

7:37am Friday 10th August 2012

THE history books were rewritten yesterday and Day 14 could prove to be fruitful for Team GB once again – follow all the Olympic action and get involved here.

Team GB reach London 2012 Olympic relay final

Hillingdon Times: Lee McConnell finished fifth at the European Athletics Championships in Helsinki. Picture: Action Images

8:31pm Friday 10th August 2012

The women of Team GB’s 4x400m relay team safely made it through to the Olympic final with minimal fuss tonight.

'I still can’t believe what I have achieved'

2:01pm Friday 10th August 2012

Olympic champion Nicola Adams admitted the scale of what she achieved yesterday was still sinking in.

Live London 2012 Olympics live coverage: Day 13

Hillingdon Times: London 2012 Olympics live coverage: Day 4

7:50am Thursday 9th August 2012

NO gold medals for Team GB yesterday - but our athletes are back in the hunt today. Follow all the action from Day 13 of London 2012 here with our live blog!

'I'll get over disappointment'

9:25am Thursday 9th August 2012

Ben Maher did not look for excuses after he was unable to follow up his team show jumping gold with a medal in the individual event yesterday.

Olympic stars back Joshua's golden quest

9:12am Thursday 9th August 2012

Former Olympians Audley Harrison and David Price are confident Anthony Joshua can secure his reputation as Great Britain's next super-heavyweight star by sealing gold at London 2012.

Dujardin on golden double trail

9:03am Thursday 9th August 2012

Charlotte Dujardin will be on the trail of double Olympic gold at Greenwich Park today as British equestrian's successful London 2012 campaign targets a rip-roaring finish.

London 2012 Olympics live coverage: Day 12

Hillingdon Times: READY FOR BUSINESS: An aerial view of the Olympic Park showing the Olympic Stadium with the Aquatics Centre and Water Polo arena in the foreground

7:26am Wednesday 8th August 2012

AFTER a record breaking day for Team GB yesterday, find out which of London’s Olympians are gunning for glory on Day 12 – and tell us your experiences of the games.

Grabarz's pride at Olympic bronze

5:26pm Wednesday 8th August 2012

Bronze medallist Robbie Grabarz spoke of his pride today following his exploits in the Olympic high jump final last night.

Adams to fight for Olympic gold

2:14pm Wednesday 8th August 2012

One fight stands between Nicola Adams and British women's boxing history after she secured a shot at Olympic gold with a semi-final victory over Mary Kom this lunchtime.

Dos Santos helps Mexico through to Olympic final date with Sandro's Brazil

1:46pm Wednesday 8th August 2012

Tottenham Hotspur’s Giovanni Dos Santos helped guide Mexico to their first ever Olympic football final as they came from behind to secure a 3-1 victory over Japan at Wembley.

Hester: 'It has been a very special moment for British dressage'

1:25pm Wednesday 8th August 2012

Olympic gold medallist Carl Hester described the success of the British dressage team yesterday as “a very special moment” for the sport on these shores.

Live London 2012 Olympics live coverage: Day 11

Hillingdon Times: London 2012 Olympics live coverage: Day 11

6:58am Tuesday 7th August 2012

On day 11 of the Olympics find out which of London's Olympians are competing today and keep up to date with what's happening in your area. Interact with the blog by leaving your comments or get in touch via Twitter.

Sprint duo miss out on Olympic final

10:44pm Tuesday 7th August 2012

There will be no British representation in the women’s 200m final at the London Olympics after both Margaret Adeoye and Abi Oyepitan failed to make it through the semi finals.

Olympic bronze for Grabarz

10:22pm Tuesday 7th August 2012

It was an enjoyable night for Robbie Grabarz in the Olympic Stadium as he picked up a bronze medal in the high jump.

'I have dreamt of this for a long time'

3:01pm Tuesday 7th August 2012

Ben Maher was still struggling to believe he is an Olympic champion this morning having secured a gold medal as part of Team GB’s equestrian jumping team yesterday.

'The experience is unbelievable'

Hillingdon Times: Triumphant: Anthony Joshua celebrates his win. Picture: Action Images

10:08am Tuesday 7th August 2012

Anthony Joshua served up a powerful performance to dispatch China's Beijing silver medallist Zhang Zhilei and become the fourth Great Britain fighter to guarantee a place on the podium with a 15-11 points win.

Team GB water polo side bow out with defeat

8:51pm Monday 6th August 2012

Team GB’s men’s water polo side’s Olympic adventure is over after they were heavily beaten by Montenegro this afternoon.

Sprint duo advance to Olympic semis

8:25pm Monday 6th August 2012

Team-mates Margaret Adeoye and Abi Oyepitan have both made it safely through to the semi finals of the Olympic 200m this evening.

Golden glory for Maher

5:42pm Monday 6th August 2012

Enfield-born Ben Maher helped guide Team GB to their first Olympic show jumping gold in more than 60 years to the delight of 23,000 strong home crowd this afternoon.

'I had to get an 'Ali shuffle' in there'

5:37pm Monday 6th August 2012

Nicola Adams guaranteed Great Britain's first women's boxing medal with victory over Bulgaria's Stoyka Petrova at ExCeL today, but is setting her sights on more than bronze.

Adams guaranteed Olympic medal

3:04pm Monday 6th August 2012

Nicola Adams is guaranteed an Olympics medal after impressively winning her flyweight quarter-final this afternoon.

Fencers bow out of Olympics on a high

11:18am Monday 6th August 2012

Britain's last chance of a fencing medal came and went at the ExCeL yesterday - but two north London competitors helped ensure the team foil team went out with their heads held high after pushing top seeds and eventual champions Italy all the way.

'We are as good as any team'

10:45am Monday 6th August 2012

Ben Maher is backing the experience of Great Britain's showjumping team to possibly end a 28-year wait for an Olympic medal.

Live London 2012 Olympics live coverage: Day 10

Hillingdon Times: London 2012 Olympics live coverage: Day 10

6:59am Monday 6th August 2012

Keep up to date with how London's athletes are performing, get live travel updates and find out what's happening in your area.

Grabarz reaches Olympic final

11:12pm Sunday 5th August 2012

Robbie Grabarz has reached the Olympic high jump final after comfortably navigating his way through the qualifying round.

Harriers pair miss out on Olympic triple jump medals

10:27pm Sunday 5th August 2012

Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers Yamile Aldama and Trecia Kaye Smith were both unable to pick up a medal in the Olympic triple jump final this evening.

Live London 2012 Olympics live coverage: Day 9

Hillingdon Times: London 2012 Olympics live coverage: Day 9

8:31am Sunday 5th August 2012

Covering the Games live. Find out about all of London's Olympians and keep up to date with what's happening in your area.

Live London 2012 Olympics live coverage: Super Saturday

Hillingdon Times: Super Saturday: 200,000 visitors are expected at the Olympic park today

8:37am Saturday 4th August 2012

Keep up to date with your local Olympians' progress in the Games, find out what's happening in your area and tell us about your experiences on day eight.

Oyepitan misses out on Olympic final

9:37pm Saturday 4th August 2012

Abi Oyepitan bowed out of the Olympic 100m tonight after failing to advance to the final.

McConnell and Cox bow out of Olympic 400m

Hillingdon Times: Lee McConnell finished fifth at the European Athletics Championships in Helsinki. Picture: Action Images

9:23pm Saturday 4th August 2012

Lee McConnell and Shana Cox both failed to progress to the Olympic 400m final this evening.

'We didn't accomplish what we set out to do'

3:36pm Saturday 4th August 2012

Kelly Smith admitted she is getting a “bit sick” of a “two-year cycle of disappointment” after Team GB were knocked out of the Olympic Games by Canada at the City of Coventry Stadium last night.

Baddeley reaches Olympic semi

Hillingdon Times: Andy Baddeley led the field home at the Aviva London 2012 Olympic Trials. Picture: Action Images

9:27pm Friday 3rd August 2012

Andy Baddeley heaped praise on the crowd in the Olympic Stadium after he progressed to the semi finals of the 1500m tonight.

Oyepitan advances to Olympic semis

8:44pm Friday 3rd August 2012

Abi Oyepitan advanced to the semi finals of the 100m this evening in the Olympic Stadium.

Dujardin delivers brilliant Olympic dressage display

2:59pm Friday 3rd August 2012

Charlotte Dujardin is in pole position to add to Team GB’s gold medal tally after producing a stunning performance in the Olympic Games dressage in Greenwich Park this afternoon.

Cox and McConnell advance to Olympic semi finals

Hillingdon Times: Lee McConnell finished fifth at the European Athletics Championships in Helsinki. Picture: Action Images

2:05pm Friday 3rd August 2012

British duo Shana Cox and Lee McConnell both progressed to the semi finals of the 400m this morning following good runs in the Olympic Stadium.

Harriers reach Olympic final

Hillingdon Times: Trecia Kaye Smith will represent Jamaica at London 2012. Picture: Action Images

1:21pm Friday 3rd August 2012

Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers duo Yamile Aldama and Trecia Kaye Smith are both safely through to the Olympic final of the triple jump following this morning’s qualifiers.

Live OLYMPICS DAY 7 - live coverage

Hillingdon Times: London 2012 Olympics live coverage: Day 4

7:44am Friday 3rd August 2012

The latest news on day seven of the 2012 Olympics

Team GB's brilliant canoe slalom day

6:40pm Thursday 2nd August 2012

Great Britain claimed gold and silver in the two-man canoe slalom in front a jubilant home crowd.

Harrow-born star wins Olympic silver

4:00pm Thursday 2nd August 2012

Richard Hounslow and David Florence are celebrating a superb Olympic silver medal after Great Britain completed a remarkable one-two in the canoe slalom C2 category at the Lee Valley white water centre.

McCracken hails Joshua performance

2:55pm Thursday 2nd August 2012

Team GB’s Performance Director for boxing Rob McCracken hailed last night a “fantastic win” for Anthony Joshua as the Finchley ABC fighter advanced to the quarter finals.

Florence and Hounslow fastest qualifiers for final

Hillingdon Times: Loughton pair David Florence (front) and Richard Hounslow (back) will be in action this weekend. Picture: Action Images

2:32pm Thursday 2nd August 2012

Loughton duo David Florence and Richard Hounslow have qualified as the fastest pair for this afternoon’s Canoe Slalom C2 final.

Adams confident for Olympic fight

1:34pm Thursday 2nd August 2012

Nicola Adams makes her Olympic debut on Monday and is confident she can advance to the semi finals of the women’s flyweight boxing competition.

'It's all about staying calm'

Hillingdon Times: Triumphant: Anthony Joshua celebrates his win. Picture: Action Images

9:36am Thursday 2nd August 2012

Anthony Joshua followed in the footsteps of team-mate Luke Campbell and secured a place in the quarter-finals at the ExCeL Arena late last night as Team GB’s boxing team emerged triumphant in their biggest day of the Olympics so far.

Celebrate Team GB victories in style

4:18pm Thursday 2nd August 2012

Sports fans have the chance to enter a competition to celebrate Team GB’s Olympic success in the French capital, Paris.

Live OLYMPICS DAY 6 - Live coverage

Hillingdon Times: London 2012 Olympics live coverage: Day 4

7:46am Thursday 2nd August 2012

The latest news on day six at London 2012






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