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Budget masseuse Jowell back on Olympics board

Tessa Jowell's brief Olympics exile is over. She may be out of office but she's back on the Olympics board.


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Chime - that rings a few bells

insidethegames reports that Alan Pascoe's company, Fast Track, has been dragged into the corruption scandal dogging the 2010 Commonwealth Games.


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On one dead IOC fascist

Clare Sambrook - co-author with Andrew Jennings of The Great Olympic Swindle - was kind enough to email us recently pointing to a post on her site (now listed in our Blogroll) linking to her article at open Democracy written following the death of Samaranch Senior -


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"Business as unusual"

Yes it was a quote. Matthew Beard draws attention to renowned classicist BoJo's having borrowed expressions p


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The 500 Years of Resistance Comic Book

Gord Hill, of no2010.com notoriety, has his new comic book reviewed (2nd item down) in The Dominion


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2012 Game Makers – Disabled people need not apply

Amidst all of yesterday's 2-years-to-go hoohah, London2012.com launched their new MacJobs volunteering scheme. Blogger IanVisits was carping about the accessibilty failures in their new style-over-substance webpages.


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Raising the bar

Nice work if you can get it. The 228 permanent staff at the ODA are enjoying an average wage of £67,000 plus an average bonus of £13,700 on top, plus expenses of course. See

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2012 British athletes to run in British designed German pants

Stella McCartney has been hired by sports apparel maker Adidas to design their outfits for Team GB at the 2012 Olympics.


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