August 3, 2012 Never before have British sports fans sung the national anthem or flourished their Union flags with such gusto. Never before have British commentators yelled so loudly at the slightest sign their countryfolk may secure a medal.
August 2, 2012 Some Londoners may not be much interested in sports - but one image from these Olympic Games will surely remain with them, long after the cheers and crowds have faded away. It is the spectacle of their mayor, Boris Johnson, brandishing a Union flag in either hand, and dangling helplessly from a zip wire 20 feet above the ground.
July 26, 2012 The footage shows kids in pj's bouncing on giant beds, and an array of dancers in lavish costumes. The most mystifying - and gripping - image is a mass of helmeted cyclists wearing giant silvery-blue flapping wings, pedaling around in two huge circles.