The Guardian reported on Tuesday 7 August 2012 that Seven Cameroon athletes had ‘gone missing’ during the London 2012 Olympic Games. Drusille Ngako, a reserve goalkeeper for the women’s football team, was the first to disappear. Then swimmer Paul Ekane Edingue went missing. On Sunday the five boxers – Thomas Essomba, Christian Donfack Adjoufack, Abdon Mewoli,… More The mystery of the missing athletes.
A record crowd of 80,203 attended the final of the London 2012 Olympics women’s football. The USA beat Japan 2-1 at Wembley, claiming their fourth Olympic gold in women’s football. Midfielder Carli Lloyd scored both goals for the US – a header after eight minutes and a powerful strike after the break. Yuki… More London 2012 Olympics – Women’s football final
History is being made at Wembley tonight Although men’s football has been included in every Olympic Games except 1896 and 1932 women’s football was not included in the Olympics until the 1996 Atlanta Games. The USA has made it to the final in all the preveious four Olympic Games, winning the gold medal three times.… More Women’s football at the london 2012 Olympics
1908, 1948 and 2012 London is the only city to host the Summer Games three times. Today the eyes of the world are on the London Olympics again as the Opening ceremony is staged. While Beijing’s opening ceremony had 2008 pounding drummers and cost a reported $100m, the Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle was given a… More The host of three Summer Olympics