Tag Archive: sport

Royal Mothers, Daughters, and Granddaughters at the Olympics

An unusual historic moment occurred as the Queen opened the London 2012 Olympics, as she became the first reigning monarch to open a second Olympic competition in her lifetime. In 1976 Elizabeth II,… Continue reading

A motivational song for Team GB (and the USA, too):

The Olympics Medal Table… Team GB ROCK!

I’m posting this just because… Team GB are making us all even prouder to be British. Keep going guys and girls, we’re completely behind you all the way! And kudos to the USA,… Continue reading

Team GB Take Olympic Silver in Team Eventing Jumping at London 2012

The British equestrian team, Zara Phillips, Nicola Wilson, William Fox-Pitt, Mary King, and Tina Cook, fought it out with New Zealand to secure the silver medal for the sceptred isle in the team… Continue reading

Queen welcomes International Olympic Committee

Yesterday afternoon the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh welcomed the International Olympic Committee to London. The Queen, dressed in a seasonal floral pattern, hosted the event at Buckingham Palace as the first engagement… Continue reading