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Culture secretary praises Surrey’s Olympic progress

Culture secretary praises Surrey’s Olympic progress The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Jeremy Hunt has praised Surrey County Council for “blazing a trail” in its preparations for the Olympic and Paralympic Games. He singled out the county council’s excellent work in attracting teams to train in Surrey for their London 2012 preparations. … Continue reading

Caribbean-style weather delights Olympic hopefuls

Details: Dominican Olympic hopefuls trained in Surrey this week as part of their preparations for the 2012 Games and they were delighted the weather has been “just like it is” on the Caribbean island. High jumper Brendan Williams and 400m runner Erison Hurtault spent the week at Spectrum in Guildford and spoke highly of the … Continue reading

Warning over illegal Olympic ticket sales

The illegal sale of tickets for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games has sparked a warning from Surrey County Council Trading Standards after sports fans were left out of pocket. A host of unofficial websites are offering tickets for sale online despite the fact that under the London Olympic Games and Paralympic Games Act 2006 … Continue reading

Paralympic hopeful urges people to snap up tickets for the Games

Paralympic hopeful urges people to snap up tickets for the Games A Croatian Paralympic hopeful training in Surrey has urged people to snap up London 2012 tickets which go on sale on Friday. Swimmer Dino Sinovcic spent the week training at Surrey Sports Park, in Guildford, as part of his preparations for the Paralympic Games. … Continue reading


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